On Monday, Nerdwallet released the average mortgage rates in the country:
…the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose two basis points to 5.27% APR. The average rate on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage went up 14 basis points to 4.499% APR, and the average rate on a 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage fell four basis points to 4.156% APR, according to rates provided to NerdWallet by Zillow. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 20 basis points higher than one week ago and 237 basis points higher than one year ago. A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent. Rates are expressed as an annual percentage rate, or APR.
NerdWallet also shared this interesting info:
More houses were for sale in May than had been for sale 12 months earlier. It was the first time that year-over-year inventory had gone up since June 2019, according to Realtor.com’s monthly housing market trends report.
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Link to full Nerdwallet article: https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/mortgages/mortgage-interest-rates-forecast