Mortgage Rate Chart 1971-2011

Here’s an updated chart showing new rate lows touched briefly in the past week. As of today, the 2011 average rate for single family home loans to $417k is 4.54% with 0.7 points—this is the number in the 2011 bar. The record low is also shown below the chart. CLICK CHART TO ENLARGE.

Further Reference
‘Record Low Rate’ Headlines Are For Expired Rates
How To Shop For A Mortgage
WeeklyBasis Rate Recap/Outlook