SEATTLE, Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgages is currently 3.65 percent, down two basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell late in the week, then hovered around the current rate for the rest of the week.

"Despite some volatility early in the week driven by geopolitical uncertainty and domestic political turmoil, mortgage rates ended last week roughly where they started it near 10-month lows," said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow. "With little economic data on the schedule for this week, rates are likely to be relatively flat."

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 2.92 percent, and the rate for a 5-1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is also 2.92 percent. 

Below are current rates for 30-year fixed mortgages by state. Additional states' rates are available at:
  State Current 30-Year Fixed Rate (8/22/17) Last Week's 30-Year Fixed Rate (8/15/17) Change in Basis Points  
  California Mortgage Rates 3.64 % 3.63 % +1  
  Colorado Mortgage Rates 3.65 % 3.65 % 0  
  Florida Mortgage Rates 3.62 % 3.64 % -2  
  Illinois Mortgage Rates 3.67 % 3.63 % +4  
  Massachusetts Mortgage Rates 3.62 % 3.67 % -5  
  New Jersey Mortgage Rates 3.64 % 3.65 % -1  
  New York Mortgage Rates 3.70 % 3.74 % -4  
  Pennsylvania Mortgage Rates 3.64 % 3.66 % -2  
  Texas Mortgage Rates 3.63 % 3.64 % -1  
  Washington Mortgage Rates 3.65 % 3.65 % 0  

About Zillow MortgagesZillow Mortgages, operated by Zillow, Inc., is a free, open, and transparent lending marketplace, where borrowers connect with lenders to find loans and get the best mortgage rates.  Borrowers anonymously submit loan requests and receive an unlimited number of custom mortgage quotes with real rates directly from thousands of competing lenders.  Zillow Mortgages also provides mortgage calculators, mortgage advice, mortgage widgets, and lender directories.  Zillow is a registered trademark of Zillow, Inc.

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