30-year fixed-rate mortgage: Averaged 6.10 percent.The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has not been this low since October 9, 2008, when it was 5.94 percent.
15-year fixed-rate mortgage: Averaged 5.74 percent with an average 0.7 point, up slightly from last week when it averaged 5.73 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 5.73 percent.
Five-year Treasury-indexed adjustable-rate mortgages: Averaged 5.86 percent this week, with an average 0.6 point, down slightly from last week when it averaged 5.87 percent. A year ago, the 5-year ARM averaged 5.86 percent.
One-year Treasury-indexed ARMs: Averaged 5.18 percent this week with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 5.29 percent. At this time last year, the 1-year ARM averaged 5.43 percent.
"Interest rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell for the fourth consecutive week as signs the overall economy is flagging lowered most interest rates market-wide," said Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac vice president and chief economist. "And economic growth in the third quarter was revised downward this week, led by the first decline in consumer spending since the fourth quarter of 1991 and the largest drop since the second quarter of 1980.
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