Average US rate on 15-year mortgage tops 3 pct.

The average U.S. rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage rose above 3 percent this week for the first time in a year, while the rate on the 30-year fixed loan approached 4 percent.

Here’s a look at rates for fixed and adjustable mortgages this week and over the past year:

Current avg. Last week 52-week high 52-week low
30-year fixed 3.91 3.81 3.91 3.31
15-year fixed 3.03 2.98 3.03 2.56
5-year adjustable 2.74 2.66 2.80 2.56
1-year adjustable 2.58 2.54 2.78 2.52
All values in percentage points
Source: Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey

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