Tag : federal reserve

Experts: Rising Mortgage Rates Will Significantly Impact 2017 Housing Market

February 13, 2017

SEATTLE — Increasing mortgage rates and their impact on affordability will be the most significant force driving the 2017 housing market, according to the latest Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. … Read More

Fed Raises Interest Rates

December 14, 2016

A statement released today by the Federal Reserve indicated that the Federal Open Market Committee voted unanimously to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to .25% to .75%, effective … Read More

Report: Prices Surge as New Home Sales Reach Eight Year High

May 24, 2016

A story today from Reuters says that U.S. single-family home sales surged to a more than eight-year high in April and prices hit a record high, offering further evidence of … Read More


June 1, 2014

Will Easing Credit Conditions Offset Weaker Affordability?