Will fixed rate mortgages remain available as interest rates rise?

I am preparing to leverage invest in residential real estate for passive income. Buy and hold, cash flow is the priority over appreciation. Given that interest rates can, basically, only rise, I am concerned that lenders will not continue offering fixed rate loans at a time of uncertainty in the markets and interest rates. Do you think this is a reasonable expectation? I consider Real Estate to be in somewhat of a bubble right now and prices will soon come down. So, I prefer to wait before investing, but not at the expense of missing out on low interest fixed rates. 

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I would caution you not to make predictions as to the future price of anything. Rental real estate may be priced highly in your local market relative to the past, but that is not what matters. What matters is the unanswerable question; are the prices high relative to where they will be in years to come? No one knows. Don't ever let any market surprise you, it is altogether possible that the prices will continue to rise.

The same applies to mortgage interest rates. No one knows if they will rise or fall from current levels. Don't be surprised if they fall. It is true that the fixed rate mortgage carries less risk for you if the objective is positive cash flow for the long term.

I find it extremely unlikely that lenders will discontinue fixed rate mortgages. My advice is to actively seek attractively priced properties without regard for opinions as to whether real estate prices or mortgage interest rates will rise or fall.

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