15-Year
Mortgage Rates in Florida

We offer some of the lowest 15 year fixed mortgage rates in Florida.  Check our 15 year rates today.

Conventional 15-Year Fixed

Rates for Primary Home Purchase
Interest Rate

4.875%

APR

5.035%

Loan Amount

$375,000

Down Payment

25.00%

Term

15 Years

Monthly Principal & Interest Payment (Excludes taxes and hazard insurance)

$2,941.00

Estimated Points

0.75

Disclosures, Assumptions & APR Information
Rates, terms, and fees as of February 1, 2023 11:10 am and subject to change without notice.

Mortgage interest rates shown are based on a 30-day lock for the  purchase of a primary residence. Rates shown include 0.75 discount point.  All loans are subject to borrower meeting Fannie Mae approval guidelines.

Rates and terms subject to change based on market conditions and borrower eligibility. The rates shown are based upon a variety of conditions and circumstances. These include a consumer credit score which may vary from your individual credit score. A loan’s interest rate depends upon the specific features of the loan transaction and the borrower’s credit profile up to the time of closing. The advertised rates for 15-year fixed conventional products are based on an assumed loan amount of $375,000.00, $500,000.00 purchase transaction of primary residence, a 780 FICO score with a loan-to-value ratio of 75% maximum (25% Down-Payment) on a primary single family home. The annual percentage rate (APR), is the expense paid for credit over the loan term expressed as an annual rate. The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) displayed for the loan products shown here reflects interest rate and approximate cost of prepaid finance charges / discount points based on rate scenarios shown. The cost of prepaid finance charges are approximations which do not constitute and are not a substitute for the Loan Estimate of Closing Costs (LE) that a borrower receives once they apply for a loan. All conventional loans with a down payment of less than 20% require mortgage insurance. Mortgage insurance may increase the monthly payment and Annual Percentage Rate (APR) of the loan. For more information regarding our various loan products including no points or closing cost options, please contact us at (407) 704-8729
Please remember that we don’t have all your information. Therefore, the rate and payment result you see may not reflect your actual situation. Mortgage Expert, Inc. offers a wide variety of loan options. You may still qualify for a loan even if your situation doesn’t match our assumptions. To get more accurate and personalized results, please call (407) 704-8729 to talk to a licensed loan originator.
Due to various federal, state and local requirements, certain products may not be available in all areas.
The monthly payment amount displayed includes principal and interest. The payment amount does not include homeowner’s insurance or property taxes which must be paid in addition to your loan payment.

These mortgage rates are based upon a variety of assumptions and conditions which include a consumer credit score which may be higher or lower than your individual credit score. Your loan’s interest rate will depend upon the specific characteristics of your loan transaction and your credit profile up to the time of closing. For more information, please contact us.

15 Year Mortgage Rates Florida

15-year rates are tied to mortgage backed securities (MBS) which are a type of bond and provide a safe haven for investors when the stock market is volatile. The 10-year note affect 15 year conventional mortgage rates. When investors purchase these bonds, they are essentially creating the funds needed to lend money to homebuyers.

What are 15-year fixed-rate mortgages?

Florida 15 year mortgage rates change daily and are based on market conditions such as stock market and bond market. They are typically .25% to .5% lower than 30-year fixed rate mortgage but have a higher payment than a 30 year amortized loan since it is a shorter term mortgage.

Who should consider a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage in Florida?

Homebuyers that plan on living in their home long-term and have the ability to afford a more aggressive monthly payment should always consider a 15 year fixed mortgage as this will insure less money wasted towards interest and faster timeframe to own their home free and clear.

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Top 15 Year Mortgage Questions

What are the credit score requirements for 15-year mortgages?

Borrowers applying for a 15 year fixed conventional mortgage will need a minimum of 620 middle credit score.

What is the maximum debt-to-income ratio for 15-year mortgages?

The maximum debt to income ratio (DTI) for a 15 year mortgage will vary based on credit score and amount of reserve the homebuyer has available. The standard DTI is 45% of gross monthly income. However, with excellent credit score and high reserves the borrower may be able to qualify for as high as 49.9% debt to income ratio.

What is the minimum downpayment for 15-year mortgages?

For primary home purchase on a conventional 15 year mortgages, the homebuyer will need a minimum of 3% down-payment if they are a first time homebuyer or 5% down payment if they are not a first time homebuyer. If they plan on buying as a vacation home, they will need 10% down-payment and if they are buying a home as a rental then they will need a minimum of 20% down-payment.

What if I have some derogatory events on my credit report?

Most everyone has a had a few dings on their credit at some point. To qualify for a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, you must meet the following requirements: 
  • No bankruptcies in the last 4 years
  • No short sales in the last 4 years
  • No foreclosures in the last 7 years (4 years if it was included in bankruptcy)

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