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Aug 18, 1:31 PM EDT

Long-term US mortgage rates edge lower this week

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Long-term US mortgage rates edge lower this week

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.43 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week, remaining at historically low levels as a potential spur to home purchases.
Current avgLast week52-week high52-week low
30-year fixed3.43 percent3.45 percent3.98 percent3.41 percent
15-year fixed2.74 percent2.76 percent3.26 percent2.72 percent
5-year adjustable2.76 percent2.74 percent3.09 percent2.68 percent

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