Posts Tagged ‘mortgage rates’
The price of procrastination: Mortgage rates are rising
Homebuyers have been reaping rewards of a struggling economy since the recession. Housing prices and interest rates dropped to historic lows in 2009, and have not fully recovered in the years that followed. Like all good things—if you’re a homebuyer, that is—the bargain is coming to an end. At this writing, the rate for a…Read More
New Year, New Home
If you are considering buying a new home in 2017, there are quite a few predictions on how the market will be, where interest rates will go, and who will be buying. But the only thing that you should consider is whether or not the new year is the right time for you to buy,…Read More
Rent or own? Weigh the cost benefit.
There continues to be an ongoing debate over the value of renting a home versus owning it. Renters know that they are spending money that they won’t recoup—it’s not easy writing that rent check every month and watching the funds fly away forever. Still, those who are financially capable of owning a home bide their…Read More