To help fight inflation, the Federal Reserve has hiked its benchmark Fed Funds Rate six times this year, including their most recent hike of 0.75%, ... Read More
How much have rents gone up this year?
According to Apartment List’s National Rent Report, rental prices went up $300 per month in 2021. And sources like MBS Highway expect this trend to ... Read More
Fed Taper, Inflation, and Rates
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cOilNUinhM The Federal Reserve has been buying $120 billion worth of Mortgage Bonds and Treasuries each month in ... Read More
Understanding the Latest Data on Home Appreciation
Home values have been rapidly appreciating. And while appreciation is expected to continue, recent data suggests that the pace of appreciation may ... Read More
Making the Right Choice Between Buying and Renting
The real estate market has been very strong and because inventory levels are low, it may be more challenging to find a home to purchase. That has some ... Read More
More Housing Bubble Fears in the Media
Home prices have risen 41% since 2006. This has prompted another round of media fearmongering that a housing bubble is imminent. As you know, the ... Read More
To Buy or To Rent?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HqMUlmgt0c Deciding between buying or renting your next home? It’s true that home values have gone up quite a bit, ... Read More
Is the Housing Boom Over?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AARHBXAMV0g The latest MBA data shows that home purchase applications are down 18% which is causing the media to ... Read More
Don’t Delay Your Home Purchase or Refinance
Are you thinking about purchasing a home or refinancing your current loan? If so, I want to make sure you’re aware why now may be a great time to ... Read More
Making The Most Of The Opportunity In Housing
https://youtu.be/eKEAPpO8Uvs Hi, I’m Christopher Graves with today's Mortgage Minute. The Bond market has been volatile and unexpected changes to ... Read More
Additional Stimulus May Push Rates a Little Higher
The Senate recently passed a budget resolution which will greenlight the $1.9 Trillion Dollar relief package. This means that more Treasuries will ... Read More
Existing Home Sales Show Housing Will Remain Hot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWrXJFbiK2I&feature=youtu.be The latest report on Existing Home Sales showed that the real estate market ... Read More