Mortgages rates move downward

After several weeks of off-the-charts volatility, mortgage rates moved modestly lower last week, according to Bankrate.com. The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 5 basis points, to 6.39 percent, according to the Bankrate.com national survey of large lenders. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percentage point. The mortgages in this week’s survey had an average total of 0.39 discount and origination points. One year ago, the mortgage index was 6.32 percent; four weeks ago, it was 6.74 percent.

The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage slid 13 basis points, to 6.08 percent. The benchmark 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage declined 4 basis points, to 6.42 percent.

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