When the only certainty is uncertainty, simple rules can help Buying a home for the first time can be scary, but it’s especially true in today’s market. Rates are at a relative high and home sales are on the decline. Uncertainty remains around inflation. It’s understandable that you might be second-guessing yourself right about now. While the current market conditions … [Read more...] about Getting it right the first time: simple steps for first-time homebuyers
At the end of September, the Fed chose to raise the target Federal Funds Rate. Another rate increase is expected before the end of the year. And chances are good that we can expect additional rate increases in 2019. That’s important news, though not many people understand exactly what a rate increase means or how it relates to their day-to-day lives. If you’re a person … [Read more...] about How do the Fed’s Interest Rate Changes Affect Mortgage Rates?