If you have been putting off buying a new home to see if percentage rates will fall even further. Well, it looks like the bottom came and went back in December. Those low-low rates are now climbing and financial experts recommend that anyone sitting on the fence, come on off and start seriously shopping for a home.

Here is a recent article from the Washington Post financial and tax expert Jonnelle Marte who says that it is now time to lock in to a long-term mortgage.