What is today’s mortgage rate?The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 4.66%, down from 4.70% last week. 15-year fixed mortgage rates are 4.11%, down from 4.15% last week. Additional mortgage rates can be found in the chart and graph below. Compare mortgage rates and lock your rate today
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What is a good mortgage interest rate?A good mortgage interest rate is typically at least equal to the average rate for the mortgage type you are seeking. Ideally, a good mortgage rate should be lower than the average rate. Read this guide to find out how you can get the best mortgage rate.
What is the APR on a mortgage?The APR, or annual percentage rate, on a mortgage reflects the interest rate, as well as other costs such as broker fees, discount points and some closing costs. The APR is expressed as a percentage. Learn more about a mortgage’s APR, and how it differs from the interest rate.
What is the best credit score to get a mortgage?A 760 credit score or higher generally will qualify you for the best mortgage rates. However, you don’t need excellent credit to qualify for a mortgage. It’s difficult but possible to get a mortgage with a credit score under 620. Find out more about how your credit score affects your mortgage rate. Related Links:
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