It's time to lock in mortgage rates - now! - Freddie Mac says. Once the Fed halts its program to...

|By:, SA News Editor

It's time to lock in mortgage rates - now! - Freddie Mac says. Once the Fed halts its program to soak up mortgage-backed securities, private buyers are going to demand a higher rate of return, which will drive 30-year fixed rates above 6% by the end of 2010, if not sooner.