Special Report

The Mortgage Rate in America Every Year Since 1972

1992
> Avg. 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 8.39%
> Avg. inflation-adjusted monthly mortgage payment: $1,805
> Avg. inflation-adjusted home sale price: $291,400
> Homeownership rate: 64.15%

1993
> Avg. 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 7.31%
> Avg. inflation-adjusted monthly mortgage payment: $1,564
> Avg. inflation-adjusted home sale price: $289,999
> Homeownership rate: 64.48%

1994
> Avg. 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 8.38%
> Avg. inflation-adjusted monthly mortgage payment: $1,830
> Avg. inflation-adjusted home sale price: $295,777
> Homeownership rate: 63.98%

1995
> Avg. 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 7.93%
> Avg. inflation-adjusted monthly mortgage payment: $1,729
> Avg. inflation-adjusted home sale price: $295,444
> Homeownership rate: 64.75%

1996
> Avg. 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 7.81%
> Avg. inflation-adjusted monthly mortgage payment: $1,735
> Avg. inflation-adjusted home sale price: $300,894
> Homeownership rate: 65.38%

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