Variable-rate and even interest-only mortgage loans are incredibly popular right now. But, considering that mortgage interest rates WILL increase in the next couple years (every financial indication says they will), wouldn't it be a better idea to get a good 'ol fashioned fixed-rate mortgage?<br><br>...or does this all depend on how long you plan to live in the house? Say, you think you will be moving in 3-5 years, then is it always in the borrower's interest to take out a variable interest rate loan?<br><br>(In case it isn't obvious my first house purchase is looming. If not this summer, then next). <br><br>