What is today’s mortgage rate?

The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 4.78%, up from 4.74% last week. 15-year fixed mortgage rates increased to 4.22% from 4.17% this week. Additional mortgage rates can be found in the chart and graph below.
Today’s Mortgage Interest Rates
3-month trend 30-year fixed rate 15-year fixed rate 5/1 ARM 30-year jumbo
5/16/2018 4.78% 4.22% 4.19% 4.64%
5/9/2018 4.74% 4.17% 4.16% 4.60%
5/2/2018 4.71% 4.18% 4.12% 4.57%
4/25/2018 4.73% 4.16% 4.10% 4.60%
4/18/2018 4.58% 4.02% 4.03% 4.51%
4/11/2018 4.53% 4.00% 4.06% 4.44%
4/4/2018 4.55% 4.01% 4.06% 4.43%
3/28/2018 4.54% 3.98% 4.00% 4.46%
3/21/2018 4.58% 4.00% 4.05% 4.55%
3/14/2018 4.54% 3.95% 4.04% 4.51%

What is a good rate on a mortgage?

While what qualifies as a good mortgage rate is up for interpretation, a good rate would be one that is at least equal to the average rate for the mortgage type. Ideally, a good mortgage rate should be lower than the average rate. Find out how you can snag the best mortgage rate.

What is the APR on a mortgage?

The APR, or annual percentage rate, on a mortgage reflects the interest rate, as well as other costs such as broker fees, discount points and some closing costs. The APR is expressed as a percentage. Learn more about a mortgage’s APR, and how it differs from the interest rate.

What is the best credit score to get a mortgage?

A 760 credit score or higher generally will qualify you for the best mortgage rates. However, you don’t need excellent credit to qualify for a mortgage. It’s difficult but possible to get a mortgage with a credit score under 620. Find out more about how your credit score affects your mortgage rate.

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