Interest Rates & Effect on Housing

May 11, 2022

Are we headed for a Recession? What is a Recession


Americans are increasingly worried about the economy, with about 6 in 10 concerned that a major recession is "right around the corner," according to a recent survey from AllianzLife. The reasons for their anxiety are clear: Economic activity shrank in the first three months of the year, inflation is ...

View More
March 30, 2022

Rising Rates - Buy Now or Wait?


Buy Now or Wait a Year: What the Current Mortgage Trends Mean for Home Buyers


Home buying has been nothing short of a frenzy over the past two years, for a multitude of reasons. If you’ve been thinking of buying a home but haven’t yet pulled the trigger ...

View More
Jan. 29, 2022

Will Rising Interest Rates Burst The Housing Bubble?

Real estate prices are on the rise and building costs are right there with them. Prices have increased wherever you look.

For example, Austin, Texas, saw average home prices increase by $100,000 in just six months. 

Lower interest rates and rising demand are driving these price increases. Currently ...

View More
Jan. 27, 2022

How Will Rising Interest Rates Effect You

The Federal Reserve laid the groundwork for interest rate hikes Wednesday.

At the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the central bank said it will aggressively unwind last year’s bond buying after a variety of inflation reports reached their highest levels in decades.

Although interest rates will stay near zero for ...

View More