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Effective March 1, 2015, the interest rate will be reduced to 3 percent for home mortgages. This is the lowest interest rate in two years offered by the Agency. Homeownership opportunities are available under this program with no down payment, and provide for long term, fixed interest rate financing.
Effective September 1, 2016, the interest rate will be reduced to 2.875% percent for home mortgages. This is the lowest interest rate ever offered by the Agency. Homeownership opportunities are available under this program with no down payment, and provide for long term, fixed interest rate financing.
The term of the loan is for up to 38 years (could be a shorter term, depending on your income), and effective interest rates can be as low as about 1 percent. For more details, visit the USDA’s page about Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants .
A note about mortgage points: One way to get the best mortgage rates is to pay "points," or upfront interest paid to the bank that secures a lower long-term interest rate on your home loan. One point generally costs 1% of the total loan amount, so paying 1 point on a $200,000 mortgage would add $2,000 in upfront costs.
· When shopping for a home loan, most consumers surveyed say that their priority is to find the lowest mortgage rates. But no single lender or group of lenders consistently offer the best rates.
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Ask each lender and broker for a list of its current mortgage interest rates and whether the rates being quoted are the lowest for that day or week. Ask whether the rate is fixed or adjustable. Keep in mind that when interest rates for adjustable-rate mortgages go up, generally so do the monthly payments.
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