“The economy is recovering remarkably fast and as pandemic restrictions continue to lift, economic growth will remain strong over the coming months,” said Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist. “Despite the stronger economy, the housing market is experiencing a slowdown in purchase application activity due to modestly higher mortgage rates. However, it has yet to translate into a weaker home price trajectory because the shortage of inventory continues to cause pricing to remain elevated.”
- 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.96 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending June 10, 2021, down from last week when it averaged 2.99 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.21 percent.
- 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.23 percent with an average 0.6 point, down from last week when it averaged 2.27 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.62 percent.
- 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 2.55 percent with an average 0.2 point, down from last week when it averaged 2.64 percent. A year ago at this time, the 5-year ARM averaged 3.10 percent.
The PMMS® is focused on conventional, conforming, fully amortizing home purchase loans for borrowers who put 20 percent down and have excellent credit. Average commitment rates should be reported along with average fees and points to reflect the total upfront cost of obtaining the mortgage. Visit the following link for the Definitions. Borrowers may still pay closing costs which are not included in the survey.