How the housing market could weather the Fed interest rate hikes
The central bank pulled the trigger on interest rates, but analysts don’t expect a “Taper Tantrum Two.”
How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market
Understand how rate changes can affect home prices and learn how you can keep up.
How a Fed rate cut could impact the housing market
Movement in the federal funds rate can impact mortgage rates.
Here's why housing will survive rising interest rates
While the timing of when interest rates will rise is still in question, according to one chief economist, the housing market will not be devastated by the impact.
Interest rates went up
The Fed funds rate will be about 1.25 percent at the end of next year -- three hikes in 2016 -- then perhaps 2.25 percent at the end of 2017, and by the end of 2018 normalizing somewhere just above 3.00 percent. Only 18 months, ago the dots had
What is a "neutral" interest rate?
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said interest rates were just below neutral. We break down what that means.
Denver Real Estate: How interest rates impact buyers and sellers
lisablakerealestate.blogspot.com/2016/10/how-do-interest-rates-impact-buyers_17.html - As you’ve probably heard, interest rates have been at record lo...
Long-term interest rates fall
Whither long-term interest rates? Everyone building a new home -- or thinking of buying anything -- wants to know. What is the upside risk, Fed on the warpath?
Why the Fed Lowered Interest Rates Again
The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates for the second time this year, as it tries to guard the United States economy against trade-related uncertainty and slowing global growth.
What the Fed's Low Interest Rates Mean for Homebuyers
The Federal Reserve announced today that they will keep interest rates low until at least late 2014 in an effort to help jump-start the sluggish economy by making it less expensive to borrow money
theMReport.com How Will Interest Rates Affect Home Buying?
While real house prices stayed relatively flat month over month, according to the July 2018 First American  Financial Corporation, home prices rose 12.2 percent year over year. Additionally, real house prices are 37.9 percent below their housing boom peak in July 2006 and 12.0 percent below the level of prices in January 2000 According to Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, mortgage rates are…
Fed Stimulus Over: What About Interest Rates?
The Federal Reserve has ended its bond-purchasing program, known as "quantitative easing." Will interest rates shoot up?
How Interest Rates Impact Family Wealth
With interest rates still in the low 4%’s, many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year. If you look at what the experts are predicting for 2015, it may make the decision for you. Even an increase of half a percentage point can put a d
How Credit Scores Impact Your Interest Rate
By Bill Gassett We should all make sure we look after our finances, especially when a home purchase is on the horizon. Your financial well-being can have a huge impact on the interest rate you'll end...
Fed raises benchmark interest rate for first time in nearly 10 years
Dec 16, 2015 | 11:25 AM Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen removes her glasses as she testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 25. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press) The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark short-term interest rate for the first time in 9 1/2 years, providing a long-awaited vote of confidence for the recovery from the Great Recession by beginning to remove the last of the central bank’s extraordinary steps to boost economic growth Seven years to the day…
How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect CRE?
Paul Fiorilla, associate director of research for Yardi Matrix, examines the possible effects of rising interest rates on the commercial real estate market as we head into 2017.
How Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power
According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.09%, which is still very low in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your purchasing power. Purchasing power, simply put, is the amount of home you can afford to buy for the budget you have available to spend. As rates increase, the price of the…
What to Expect When Interest Rates Go Up
National interest rates may rise within the year- here are some considerations for when the Fed makes its move.
Interest Rates and Why They Matter
Low interest rates have been the rocket fuel that supercharged the market while the broader economy has been sputtering along.
Gas Prices! What Do Gas Prices Have to do With Interest Rates?
Buying sooner rather than later will help lock in a lower rate than waiting, as the experts believe rates will continue to climb. Even a small increase in interest rates can have a big impact on your monthly housing cost Bottom Line If you are planning on buying a home this year, keep an eye on gas prices the next time you're at the pump. If you start to feel a big jump in price, know that rates are probably on their way…