Freddie Mac reports that the 30-yr fixed rate is at 4.53%. To obtain that rate, a borrower would have to pay 0.7 in points/fees. Most economist feel that rates will trend into the low 5% range by 3rd quarter 2014, slowly inching up as Tapering continues.
- Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!
- Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters aged 55 or above rose 28 percent, while those aged 34 or younger only increased 3 percent… Meanwhile, more than 5 million […]
- What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where home values […]
- Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]