To help you decide whether it's the right time to buy or sell, take a look at what's happening with mortgage rates, and see what homes are selling for in your state.

A great time to get a mortgage

Aerial view of an American suburb
Photo by Tom Rumble on Unsplash
Aerial view of an American suburb.

Mortgage rates have been at their lowest levels in years. This week, the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage — which is considered the benchmark type of home loan — is 3.57%, according to the giant mortgage company Freddie Mac.

That's little changed from last week's average of 3.65%.

Check out today's best mortgage rates where you live.

Rates are very attractive, so now might be the right time to make your move — if home prices are favorable. To get an answer, start by selecting your state from the list below.

About the Author

Doug Whiteman

Doug Whiteman


Doug Whiteman is the editor-in-chief of MoneyWise. He has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and and has been interviewed on Fox Business, CBS Radio and the syndicated TV show "First Business."