SEATTLE, April 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgages is currently 3.84 percent, unchanged from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate hovered around 3.86 percent for most of the week before falling to the current rate.

"Mortgage rates edged slightly higher last week as the FOMC meeting minutes suggested the Fed may begin to unload its mortgage bond portfolio starting next year, and Friday's jobs report showed a falling unemployment rate and strong wage gains despite weak employment growth in March," said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow. "This week markets will focus on speeches by several key FOMC officials, though barring unexpected geopolitical developments, markets are likely to remain quiet leading into the holiday weekend."

Zillow's real-time mortgage rates are based on thousands of custom mortgage quotes submitted daily to anonymous borrowers on the Zillow Mortgages site and reflect the most recent changes in the market. These are not marketing rates, or a weekly survey.

The rate for a 15-year fixed home loan is currently 3.07 percent, while the rate for a 5-1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is 2.91 percent.  

Below are current rates for 30-year fixed mortgages by state. Additional states' rates are available at: http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates.
           
  State Current 30-Year Fixed Rate (4/11/17) Last Week's 30-Year Fixed Rate (4/4/17) Change in Basis Points  
  California Mortgage Rates 3.84 % 3.84 % 0  
  Colorado Mortgage Rates 3.85 % 3.82 % +3  
  Florida Mortgage Rates 3.84 % 3.85 % -1  
  Illinois Mortgage Rates 3.86 % 3.84 % +2  
  Massachusetts Mortgage Rates 3.81 % 3.82 % -1  
  New Jersey Mortgage Rates 3.84 % 3.84 % 0  
  New York Mortgage Rates 3.95 % 3.96 % -1  
  Pennsylvania Mortgage Rates 3.83 % 3.83 % 0  
  Texas Mortgage Rates 3.84 % 3.83 % +1  
  Washington Mortgage Rates 3.86 % 3.83 % +3  

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