So far this year, the 30-year fixed has averaged 4.54%, up from 3.99% in 2017
Rates for home loans held near two-month lows in the most recent week, another chance for would-be home buyers to get a foot in the door of the troubling housing market.
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.81% in the Nov. 29 week, unchanged from the week before, mortgage liquidity provider Freddie Mac said Thursday. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.25%, up one basis point during the week. The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 4.12%, up from 4.09%.