Average US mortgage rates jump to year high

AP News
Posted: May 30, 2013 12:32 PM

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages jumped this week to their highest levels in a year, signaling slightly higher costs for homebuyers. But rates still remain low by historical standards.

Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable mortgages this week and over the past year:

Current avg. Last week 52-week high 52-week low
30-year fixed 3.81 3.59 3.81 3.31
15-year fixed 2.98 2.77 2.98 2.56
5-year adjustable 2.66 2.63 2.84 2.56
1-year adjustable 2.54 2.55 2.79 2.52
All values in percentage points
Source: Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey