Day two of the FOMC meeting and we are about to get the word on upcoming monetary policy direction. Watch the video to hear the plan and why the government thinks this stimulus package will keep long-term rates low. The real questions is will it work and how will this affect Mortgage Backed Securities and interest rates. I’m taking a locking stance, as I fully expect some volatility this afternoon.
- Home Price Appreciation ForecastQuestions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey – A survey of over 100 […]
- Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: According to the US Census Bureau, “millennials” are defined as 18-36-year-olds. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32. More and more “old millennials” (25-36) are realizing that homeownership is within their grasp now!
- Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an InvestmentThe Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019 Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The survey reported that 65% of Americans believe homeownership is a good financial investment. Since 2014, the percentage has increased by over nine percent.The Fed’s survey also showed that when the results are broken down by age, education, inc […]
- Home Price Appreciation Forecast