– Adjustable rate mortgage 10/1 arm – the rate is fixed for a period of 10 years after which in the 11th year the loan becomes an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). The adjustable rate is tied to the 1-year treasury index and is added to a pre-determined margin (usually between 2.25-3.0%) to arrive at your new monthly rate.
Average Mortgage Rates ~ 30 Year Fixed ~ 1 Yr ARM – National average rates on conventional, conforming, 30- and 15-year fixed and 1-Year cmt-indexed adjustable rate mortgages. 5/1 hybrid ARM rates are available. The latest mortgage market news.
Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: For mortgages, consider an adjustable rate over a fixed rate – In general, adjustable-rate mortgages generally do not enjoy a good reputation and, in contrast, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is certainly considered the standard in the mortgage industry..