Overall, mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since late-2005.
Despite rates falling, however, not everyone can take advantage.
This is because mortgage lenders started to tighten the guidelines of what they will lend and to whom, also beginning in late-2005.
In other words, the chart at right doesn’t apply to all homeowners equally.
If you are new in your home, or have refinanced your mortgage within the last 24 months, make a call or send an email your loan officer to ask about today’s low-interest-rate environment.