Mortgage Rates Down Slightly

The rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.43 percent this week, down from the previous week’s 3.45 percent, Freddie Mac said today. At this time last year, the 30-year FRM rate averaged 3.93 percent.

This week’s 15-year FRM averaged 2.74 percent, down from 2.76 percent last week. A year ago, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.15 percent.