National mortgage rates for June 21, 2012

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  • 3.89% (30-year fixed)
  • 0.43 (average points)

Mortgage rates slipped slightly in this week's rate survey.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell again, down 2 basis points from last week to 3.89 percent. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percent.

The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is down 1 basis point to 3.16 percent. The average rate for a 30-year jumbo mortgage, generally those of more than $417,000, is 4.48 percent for the second consecutive week.

The 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage fell 3 basis points to 2.97 percent. A 5/1 ARM features a fixed rate for five years and adjusts every year thereafter.




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