homeWelcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.login



Real Estate

Subscriber content preview

April 12, 2024

Homebuyers' quandary: to wait or not to wait for lower mortgage rates

  • There's a potential downside to waiting — lower rates can bring out more buyers.
    AP Business Writer

    LOS ANGELES — Shop for a home now or hold out for the possibility of lower mortgage rates? That question is confronting many home shoppers this spring homebuying season.

    Lower rates give home shoppers more financial breathing room, so holding out for a more attractive rate can make a big difference, especially for first-time homebuyers who often struggle to find an affordable home.

    . . .

    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.

    Email or user name:
    Forgot password? Click here.