“The housing market continues to face headwinds as mortgage rates increase again this week, following the 10-year Treasury yield’s jump to its highest level since 2011,” said Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist. “Impacted by higher rates, house prices are softening, and home sales have decreased. However, the number of homes for sale remains well below normal levels.”
- 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.29 percent with an average 0.9 point as of September 22, 2022, up from last week when it averaged 6.02 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 2.88 percent.
- 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.44 percent with an average 1.0 point, up from last week when it averaged 5.21 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.15 percent.
- 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 4.97 percent with an average 0.4 point, up from last week when it averaged 4.93 percent. A year ago at this time, the 5-year ARM averaged 2.43 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.