The sooner you lock your rate, the less chance you have of losing in the Mortgage Rate game. If you are refinancing, you can gamble a bit more. You are not required to do anything, so you can afford to see what the mortgage market might do. But realistically, if the interest rate you are looking at today looks good, go ahead and lock.
Mortgage rates today, March 29, 2019, plus lock recommendations March 29, 2019 Mortgage rates were higher again today, making this the first confirmed bounce since beginning their stellar run last week. To be clear, rates have been in a broader stellar run.
How to avoid making a contingent offer on a home Make it a practice to see any home you’re interested in as soon as possible to avoid putting in offers on homes that are contingent or pending. One easy way to do this is to search for homes on Redfin , and then save the search so that you receive email updates when homes that match your criteria hit the market.
Mortgage rates today, February 4, 2019, plus lock recommendations Mortgage rates today, January 4, plus lock recommendations Over that six- to eight-week period, a lot can happen to mortgage rates. Consider a borrower in January of 2018; in mid-January, average 30-year fixed rates were just over 4 percent.