8 Ways to Battle Rising Mortgage Rates

By Michele Lerner

While rising mortgage rates certainly make transactions more expensive, they shouldn’t deter your purchase. Here are eight ways you can buy a home despite higher mortgage rates:

1. Make a bigger down payment

2. Pay points

3. Equity sharing

4. Switch loan products

5. Shorter terms

6. Downsize expectations

7. Buying with friends or relatives

8. Bring in a renter

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