Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall 

The rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.45 percent this week, down from last week when it averaged 4.51 percent. A year ago, the rate was 3.99 percent. Meanwhile, a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.89 percent, down from last week when it averaged 3.99 percent. A year ago, the rate averaged 3.44 percent. Read more.