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What happens when interest rates rise?

Worried that the recent increases in interest rates will stall the housing recovery? Relax. According to Freddie Mac’s latest U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook interest rates have a long way to climb before we’d see a substantial reduction in … Continue reading

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How low can they go? …Interest rates that is

Just received this telling (and colorful) chart from one of my colleagues in the lending arena. The chart show average interest rates on 30-year fixed Freddie Mac mortgages over the past thirty years. We constantly hear about “historical lows” with … Continue reading

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