15 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates: Current mortgage rates from lenders in the HSH editorial survey
Mortgage Rates for Aug. 19 - 26 , 2016*
|Product||Interest Rate||Points||National Average|
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- Rate changes: Never; fully fixed for entire term
- Benefits: Stable payments; builds equity faster; lower total interest costs than 30-year term
- Alternative Strategy: Consider 30-year term and prepaying loan to preserve cash-flow flexibility
- Useful for: Refinancing to lower total interest cost; retiring mortgage more quickly; building or rebuilding equity more quickly
- Consider if: Buying second home; refinancing to build equity; paying off mortgage before life event (retirement, etc)
- When shopping, ask about: If 15-year term makes the payment too high, whether 20-year term is available
Here's a small random sample of loan rates drawn from the survey of objective information we collect every day. Our database contains current data on thousands of loans from lenders coast to coast -- including jumbo loans.
Unlike other 'surveys,' and other Web sites, the below mortgage rates are not advertisements. HSH contacts over lenders across the country every week -- the same objective survey we've conducted for over 30 years. Our data is so reliable that it's used by Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, the media, and other clients.
These are representative of loans which may be offered in your area, but we don't claim that these are the "best" available. There are many factors which make the "best" loan dependent upon your individual circumstance.
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|Lender||State||Phone||Lending Area||% down
|BANK OF AMERICA||OR||503-279-3200||ALL OREGON||20||3.125||0.666||1000|
|BANK OF AMERICA MORTGAGE||MO||636-305-3370||ALL MISSOURI||20||2.5||0.91||417|
|BEAR CREEK MORTGAGE||CO||719-591-1111||ALL COLORADO||5||3||0||417|
|CENTENNIAL BANK||FL||407-371-6830||ALL FLORIDA||20||2.875||0||417|
|CITIZENS BANK||NY||716-855-2532||WESTERN NEW YORK||20||3||0||750|
|CITIZENS BANK||NY||716-855-2532||WESTERN NEW YORK||20||2.875||0||417|
|FIFTH THIRD BANK||OH||513-579-5203||ALL OHIO,KY,IN||25||2.99||0.125||417|
|FIFTH THIRD BANK||GA||770-973-0229||ALL GEORGIA||25||2.99||0.125||417|
|GIBRALTAR SAVINGS BANK||NJ||973-515-0885||ALL NEW JERSEY||10||3.25||0||417|
|HART WEST FINANCIAL, INC||AZ||480-596-5151||ALL ARIZONA||20||3.25||0||1000|
|HART WEST FINANCIAL, INC||AZ||480-596-5151||ALL ARIZONA||25||2.625||0||417|
|HOMETOWN BANK/HUDSON VALLEY||NY||845-778-2171||ORANGE,SULLIVAN,ULSTER||5||2.875||0||417|
|JOHNSON BANK||WI||920-225-5500||ALL WISCONSIN||20||2.75||0||417|
|KEY BANK||OH||513-345-8580||ALL OHIO||25||3.375||0||417|
|KEY BANK||IN||317-464-8008||ALL INDIANA||25||3.375||0||417|
|KEY BANK OF UTAH||UT||801-257-6300||ALL UTAH||25||3.375||0||417|
|SUNTRUST MORTGAGE||NC||704-362-8520||ALL NORTH CAROLINA,SC||20||2.9||0.165||417|
|UMPQUA BANK||OR||888-287-1597||ALL OREGON||20||3.125||0||417|
|WEST VIEW SAVINGS BANK||PA||724-935-7400||SOUTH BUTLER,ALEGHENY||20||2.69||0||650|
|WHITNEY BANK||TX||713-951-7310||HOUSTON METRO||20||3.25||0||650|
|Be sure to see our other loan samples:|
|30-Year FRMs||1-Year ARMs||5/1-Year Hybrid ARMs|
- All interest rates and terms are subject to change without notice.
- These lenders offer many different loan programs. If you want one that isn't listed, contact the lender directly.
- The conforming loan limit for a one-family home is $417,000; two- to four-family homes have higher loan amounts.
- Lenders which offer conforming loans almost always offer jumbo loans as well.
Column heading key
Lender: The institution. If a credit union, you'll need to contact them for membership information and details.
State: The state in which the lender is located.
Phone: The lender's contact number.
Lending Area: The area which the listed office serves.
Adjustment Period: How often the interest rate adjusts (in years).
Term:The total term of the mortgage.
Down Payment: The required down payment for the listed loan.
Interest Rate: The interest rate being charged for the listed loan.
Points: A fee, expressed as a percentage of the loan amount.
One point is equal to a 1% fee; a 1% fee on $100,000 would be a $1000 fee.
Maximum Loan: The maximum dollar amount available at the listed rates and terms.
Index Used: The name of the index used to govern rate changes.