Average rates for U.S. 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose from 6.31 percent to 6.34 percent, USA Today reported September 20, 2007.
A year ago the 30-year loan averaged 6.40 percent.
Average rates for 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages stood at 5.98 percent, up from 5.97 percent the previous week. Last year the 15-year loan averaged 6.06 percent.
Freddie Mac, the mortgage finance company, reports the weekly numbers.