Mortgage Rates Thursday, March 30: Mostly Improved

Mortgage rates today for 30-year fixed home loans were slightly lower, while 15-year fixed rates ticked higher and 5/1 ARMs improved a fraction, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Thursday morning.

After weeks of volatility, home loan rates are generally where they ended the month of February, according to the NerdWallet Mortgage Rate Index.


(Change from 3/29)
30-year fixed: 4.31% APR (-0.02)
15-year fixed: 3.71% APR (+0.01)
5/1 ARM: 3.85% APR (-0.01)

» MORE: How much home can you afford?

Homeowners looking to lower their mortgage rate can shop for refinance lenders here.

NerdWallet daily mortgage rates are an average of the published annual percentage rate with the lowest points for each loan term offered by a sampling of major national lenders. APR quotes reflect an interest rate plus points, fees and other expenses, providing the most accurate view of the costs a borrower might pay.

Hal Bundrick is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: Twitter: @halmbundrick.

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