interest rates

June 23, 2022
Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate Chart

The Impact of Rising Mortgage Rates

The impact of rising interest rates is affecting mortgages, car loans, credit cards, and the cost of doing business. According to Freddie Mac:   “Mortgage Rates Surge on Inflation Expectations June 16, 2022 Mortgage rates surged as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage […]
June 6, 2022
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Interest Rates as of June 2, 2022

According to Freddie Mac:  Mortgage rates continued to inch downward this week but are still significantly higher than last year.  The rising rates are affecting both affordability and purchase demand. Heading into the summer, the Fed sees the potential homebuyer […]
July 26, 2021
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Diving Mortgage Rates

How low can mortgage rates go? Sometimes I feel like the character in the Progressive ad about becoming my parents.  I remember buying a home in 1981 and having a great mortgage deal through the builder at 14%. Search The […]
October 2, 2019
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The Cost Of Waiting To Buy A Home

What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Search Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over […]
August 12, 2019
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Personal Loan for Home Renovations: 3 Things to Consider

Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Whether there’s something broken in your home that needs fixing, or you just got inspired to redecorate, or maybe even decided to install a pool, redo the kitchen, or add a patio, home improvement definitely […]
April 22, 2019
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3 Great Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Home

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may […]
October 22, 2018
Cincinnati real estate

Buy Now or Wait?

Buy your dream home now or wait? Did you ever see something you really liked at a store and not buy it?  Then you went back the next day and the item is gone.  Real estate purchases are not quite […]
September 12, 2018

The Future of Home Prices

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices? According to the July home sale stats produced by the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors, the average sale price continues to climb.  The latest from Keeping Current Matters:  Home prices are at the top of […]
June 16, 2018
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The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Cincinnati Real Estate

The impact of rising interest rates on Cincinnati real estate will hit all price points. On Wednesday “The Fed” ( The Federal Open Market Committee) raised its lending interest rate by 0.25% to a range of 1.75%-2%, the highest since September 2008. […]