RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.26 percent, down from 5.40 percent the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by leading real estate Web site Zillow.com . Meanwhile, rates for 15-year fixed mortgages fell to 4.65 percent from 4.79 percent, and 5-1 adjustable rate mortgages also fell to 4.30 percent, down from 4.49 the week prior.
On Monday, rates for 30-year fixed purchase mortgages dropped further, with the average rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 5.19 percent. For current, up-to-the-minute rates, visit www.zillow.com/Mortgage_Rates/.
Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates varied by state. California mortgage rates, Georgia mortgage rates and Pennsylvania mortgage rates decreased the most, from 5.39 percent to 5.21 percent in California, from 5.32 percent to 5.16 percent in Georgia and from 5.42 percent to 5.26 percent in Pennsylvania. Ohio mortgage rates (5.39%), Illinois mortgage rates (5.36%) and Massachusetts mortgage rates (5.36%) were the highest in the country, while Georgia mortgage rates (5.16%) were the lowest.
The Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor is compiled each week using thousands of mortgage rates for conforming loans quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace by mortgage lenders to borrowers who have submitted loan requests. State-level data is gathered for the top 20 states with the highest quote volume on Zillow. Learn more about our rates.
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