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Low interest rates? High interest rates?
Where will they move next, up or down? Interest rates
can fluctuate many times during each day that the financial
markets are open. Mortgage rates tend to follow the
bond market. When bond prices rise mortgage rates tend
Ordinarily, when you contact a lender
and request an interest rate for a particular program,
be it a fixed rate or a variable rate program, you will
be quoted the rate that is available at that moment.
In the event that you do not begin the loan process
by filling out a 1003 Uniform Residential Loan Application,
the loan officer most likely will not be able to "lock
in" the interest rate for you. A call back to the
same lender later that same day may result in, higher,
lower, or perhaps, the same mortgage interest rate being
available--depending on the volatility of the financial
markets on that day.
Some lenders may charge a fee to "lock
in" an interest rate while others will lock the
rate for free based on your good faith interest in getting
a loan. Typically mortgage lenders will not lock the
rate until you sign a 1003 Uniform Residential Loan