Historically, the 30-year mortgage rate reached upwards of 18.6% in 1981 and went as low as 3.3% in 2012. US 30 Year Mortgage Rate is at 3.73%, compared to 3.84% last week and 4.57% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 8.04%.
What Happens To Home Buying Power As Rates Rise? What the Trump Effect Means for Mortgage Rates Next Year and 5 Years From Now What the Trump Effect Means for Mortgage Rates Next Year and. – In the week following the election, mortgage rates soared nearly half a percentage point. Average weekly 30-year fixed home loan rates are back above 4% for the first time since July 2015. Here’s a three-minute read on the Trump Effect — past, present and future — on mortgage rates. What happened.