Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Rise for Eighth Consecutive Week

1 March 2018

Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Rise for Eighth Consecutive Week

Freddie Mac

1 March 2018

Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey®, showing the 30-year fixed mortgage rate increasing for the eighth-consecutive week.

News Facts

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.43 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending March 1, 2018, up from last week when it averaged 4.40 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.10 percent.
  • 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.90 percent with an average 0.5 point, up from last week when it averaged 3.85 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.32 percent.
  • 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 3.62 percent this week with an average 0.4 point, down slightly from last week when it averaged 3.65. A year ago at this time, the 5-year ARM averaged 3.14 percent.