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Current 5/1 Year Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) rates from lenders in the HSH editorial survey

5/1-Year ARM

Mortgage Rates for Mar. 27 - Apr. 03 , 2015*

Product Interest Rate Points National Average
30-Year Fixed 3.79% 0.13 3.79%
15-Year Fixed 3.16% 0.15 3.16%
5/1 ARM 2.94% 0.11 2.94%
*weekly rolling averages

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9/14 10/14 11/14 12/14 1/15 2/15 3/15
5/1 ARM 3.16 3.14 3.10 3.11 3.08 3.08 3.08
  • Rate changes: Fully variable, typically changing at one-year intervals; some have shorter change intervals
  • Benefits: Can have lowest interest rates, but qualification may not depend upon today's interest rate
  • Alternative Strategy: Consider Hybrid ARM to ameliorate rate and payment risks for a given period
  • Useful for: Purchasing or refinancing when interest rates are near top of cycle, and are likely to fall, or sale or refinance is anticipated within three years
  • Consider if: Buying or refinancing when income can handle frequent payment changes and worst-case scenario for rates over a four-year period
  • When shopping, ask about: A history of the index the loan is governed by, margin and caps

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2.500% Rate

5/1 Yr. ARM

2.923% APR

$790 / month (est)

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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 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.

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Lender State Phone Lending Area % Adjustment
Term % down
Rate %
Maximum Loan
ALTRA FCU WI 608-787-4500 ALL WI,FL,TX,MI 5/1 30 25 3 0 417 1YT
BRANCH BANKING & TRUST NC 704-954-1201 ALL NORTH CAROLINA 5/1 30 20 2.75 0.25 417 1YT
CITIZENS BANK CT 860-526-6410 ALL CONNECTICUT 5/1 30 20 3 0 417 LIBOR
CITIZENS BANK RI 401-434-1400 ALL RHODE ISLAND 5/1 30 20 3 0 417 LIBOR
DOLLAR BANK OH 216-736-8986 ALL OHIO 5/1 30 20 2.48 0 417 LIBOR
FIRST-CITIZENS BANK TX 214-665-3400 ALL TEXAS 5/1 30 20 3 0 417 LIBOR
NATIONAL BANK OF ARIZONA AZ 520-219-1218 ALL ARIZONA 5/1 30 20 3.25 0.25 1000 LIBOR
WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE AZ 480-927-1684 ALL ARIZONA 5/1 30 20 3 0 1000 LIBOR
WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE FL 904-281-9181 ALL FLORIDA 5/1 30 20 3.25 0 750 LIBOR


Be sure to see our other loan samples:
15-Year FRMs30-Year FRMs1-Year 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.

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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.

Daily US & International Rates - Last update: 04/01/2015

Latest Yesterday Week Ago
Federal Funds Rate 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Discount Rate 0.75% 0.75% 0.75%
Overnight Libor (1 day delay) 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Fannie Mae 30/60 3.29% 3.31% 3.30%
6 Month Libor (1 day delay) 0.40% 0.40% 0.40%
10 Year Treasury Security 1.96% 1.95% 1.98%
The Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 3.25%

Source: ARMindexes.com