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Thursday, May 18, 2023   /   by Shane Anderson

Navigating the Current Housing Interest Rates: What Homebuyers Should Know

Introduction

When it comes to purchasing a home, one of the most crucial factors to consider is the prevailing interest rates. These rates directly impact the cost of borrowing and can significantly influence your decision-making process. As of 2023, the housing market has experienced some notable changes in interest rates. In this blog, we will explore the current state of housing interest rates and provide insights for homebuyers looking to make informed decisions.

The Fluctuating Nature of Interest Rates

Interest rates are not static; they fluctuate based on various economic factors such as inflation, monetary policy, and market conditions. In recent years, the housing market has witnessed a shift in interest rate trends, marking a departure from the historically low rates experienced for an extended period.

Current Interest Rate Trends

As of 2023, the housing interest rates have gradually risen from the record lows observed in the previous years. The Federal Reserve,. ...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020   /   by Shane Anderson

DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH MONEY SAVED FOR A DOWN PAYMENT?

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?


One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down.

A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested in purchasing a home over the next 12 months. The study notes, “88% say they have significantly less savings than the average national down payment amount, which is $62,600.”

Thankfully, $62,600 is not the amount every buyer needs for a down payment in the United States. There are many different options available, especially for first-time homebuyers (millennial or not). That amount can also be significantly less, depending on the purchase price of the house.

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), “The median ...

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