Yes, you don't have to pay anything to lock in a rate - if you would like, I can refer you to a couple of mortgage lenders who I work with on a regular basis (and, no, I do not get any kick backs or referral fees from them for referring people to them). . .I just know that my customer service skills are superior and I only work and refer potential clients to others who I believe have the same customer service skills as I do. Let me know if you would like the numbers to some top notch mortgage lenders. . .and, if you don't already have a Realtor to assist you in your home purchase - I would love the opportunity to be of assistance to you. My cell is: 816-210-4212. My website is: http://www.MarleneAlley.com
Remember: if you want to qualify for the 1st time home buyers $8,000 credit, you need to move into your new home by November 1st, 2009! Time is runninng out! Make sure whatever Realtor you go with understands this tax credit completely!