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Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?




Why Have Interest Rates Dropped? | Keeping Current Matters

The headlines agree mortgage interest rates have dropped substantially below initial projections. Many who are considering purchasing a home, or moving up to their dream home, might think that they should wait to buy, because rates may continue to fall.

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Where will Mortgage Rates be Headed in 2015?




Where will Mortgage Rates be Headed in 2015? | Keeping Current Matters

We finished 2014 with the 30 year fixed mortgage rate at 3.87% as per Freddie Mac. This is very close to the historic lows in the spring of 2013.

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Will Higher Interest Rates Kill HOME SALES?




Will Higher Interest Rates Kill HOME SALES? | Keeping Current Matters

The Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Realtors, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are each projecting mortgage interest rates to increase substantially over the next twelve months. What will that mean to the housing market in 2015?

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Will an Increase in Interest Rates Crush Home Prices?




Will an Increase in Interest Rates Crush Home Prices? | Keeping Current Matters

There are some who are calling for a substantial drop in home prices should mortgage interest rates begin to rise rapidly. Intuitively that makes sense. The cost of a home is determined by the price of the home and the price of financing that home. If mortgage interest rates increase, less people will be able to buy. The logic says prices will fall if demand decreases.

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Historic Mortgage Rates by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]




Historic Mortgage Rates by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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