Historical Mortgage Rates

Mortgage and Lending with Cambria Mortgage NMLS 274132

Historical mortgage rate trends

Over the years, mortgage rates have reached shocking highs, and amazing lows. From the high of 18 percent in the early 1980s, to current rates around 3.00%.  Here is a summary of the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate for the last 10-years:

  • 2021 YTD
Year 30-year fixed-rate average
2021 * 3.15%
2020 3.38%
2019 4.13%
2018 4.70%
2017 4.14%
2016 3.79%
2015 3.99%
2014 4.31%
2013 4.16%
2012 3.88%
2011 4.65%
2010 4.86%
2009 5.38%
2008 6.23%

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If you’re ready to learn more about home financing options, … Our team at Cambria Mortgage is here to help! Connect with one of our trusted Mortgage Loan Officers today by calling (651) 552-3681 or visit JoeMetzler.com. We’re here for you!

Cambria Mortgage, the Joe Metzler team lends in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota only.


Equal Housing Lender. NMLS 274132, 322798.  lends in the following states: MN, WI, SD, ND, IA, This is not an offer to lend or to extend credit, nor is this a guaranty of loan approval or commitment to lend. The information here may not be up-to-date and may no longer be accurate. Products and interest rates are subject to change at any time due to changing market conditions. Actual rates available to you may vary based upon a number of factors. Consumers must independently verify the accuracy and currency of available mortgage programs. All loan approvals are subject to the borrower(s) satisfying all underwriting guidelines and loan approval conditions and providing an acceptable property, appraisal and title report. (C) 2021 Joe Metzler

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