Even as mortgage rates have stabilized a bit over the past few weeks, home affordability has taken a major hit. Recent data from the National Association of Realtors shows a 29% drop year-over-year in affordability, driven by the double hit of rising mortgage rates and home price growth. If you are in the market, just remember that there are a number of alternative home financing solutions like TBD mortgages or ARMs that may fit your needs.
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- The chart from Axios gives a clear visual depiction of the YoY change in affordability.
- Learn The ABC’s of ARMs: How Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Work.
- Earn a $250 gift card when you get pre-approved in June and close anytime in 2022. See full terms and conditions for eligibility.