A margin is a fixed percentage rate that you add to your index rate to obtain the fully indexed rate for an adjustable-rate mortgage. Margin rates can often be negotiated with your lender . Example: If you index rate is 3 percent and your margin is 2 percent, then your fully indexed interest rate would be 5 percent.

15-year FRM averaged 4.29% this week vs. 4.15% a week earlier; year-ago rate was 3.21% 5-year treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 4.07% vs.4.01%. Year-ago rate was 3.16%..

A 5 year ARM, also known as a 5/1 ARM, is a hybrid mortgage. A hybrid mortgage combines features from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) and a fixed mortgage. It begins with a fixed rate for a specified number of years, but then changes to an ARM with the rate changing every year for the rest of the term of the loan.

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ARM interest rates and payments are subject to increase after the initial fixed-rate period (5 years for a 5/1 ARM, 7 years for a 7/1 ARM and 10 years for a 10/1 ARM). Select the About ARM rates link for important information, including estimated payments and rate adjustments.

15-year FRM averaged 3.78% vs. 3.81% W/W and vs. 3.65% a year ago. 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.84% vs. 3.88% from the previous week and 3.65% a year ago..

5/5 Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) from PenFed. For home purchases or refinancing on loan amounts up to $453,100. The rate adjusts only once every five years.

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15-year FRM averages 3.99%, down from 4.01% W/W; vs. 3.38% a year ago. 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averages 3.98% vs. 4.00% W/W; compares with 3.45% a year ago..

A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.90 percent. The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage or ARM averaged 3.84 percent, down from 3.87 percent last week. It was 3.67.

Current 5-Year Hybrid ARM Rates. The following table shows the rates for ARM loans which reset after the fifth year. If no results are shown or you would like to compare the rates against other introductory periods you can use the products menu to select rates on loans that reset after 1, 3, 7 or 10 years. By default purchase loans are displayed.

Apr Vs Fixed Rate It’s time for another mortgage match-up: "Mortgage rate vs. APR." If you’re shopping for real estate or looking to refinance, and you’ve seen a certain mortgage rate advertised, you may have noticed a second, similar percentage adjacent to or below that interest rate, possibly in smaller, fine print.

15-year FRM average of 3.84% falls 5 basis points from 3.89% in the prior week and vs. 3.77% a year ago. 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage at 3.91% average compares with 3.96%.