Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending May 19:
30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 5.25%, with an average 0.9 point, dropping from last week’s 5.30% average. Last year at this time, 30-year rates averaged 3%.
15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.43%, with an average 0.9 point, falling from last week’s 4.48% average. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 2.29%.