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Rates Continue to Fall Hitting New Lows Amid Economic Concerns

Just when it seemed like rates could not fall any further, Freddie Mac reported fixed mortgage rates sunk even further for the week ending May 10.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.83 percent (0.7 point), down slightly from last week’s average of 3.84 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year was 4.63 percent.

The 15-year fixed also moved downward, ending at 3.05 percent (0.7 point) this week. Last week it averaged 3.07 percent, and last year at this time it was 3.82 percent.

The 5-year ARM dropped to 2.81 percent (0.5 point) compared to 2.85 percent last week and 3.41 percent a year ago at this time.

The 1-year ARM moved up to 2.73 percent (0.5 point). Last week the 1-year ARM averaged 2.70 percent and 3.11 percent a year ago…

Read the rest of DSNews.com’s article here: “Rates Continue to Fall Hitting New Lows Amid Economic Concerns”.