Oddly enough, long-term interest rates started the year just slightly higher than they were one year ago. We had a few periods during the course of last year where rates were slightly above 5% for a 30 year fixed. With the recent volatility in the stock market and analysts starting to predict a recession in the next couple of years, interest rates have come down significantly since October, when they last peaked.
We now stand in the mid ...
Buyers are Still out in Force – There is still very strong demand for housing, which means that you do not have to wait for the spring buying season to get ample interest. We are still seeing multiple offers frequently.
Less Sellers – Since most people believe they should wait and told spring to sell, there is less competition.
It is Still a Perfect Time to Move-Up – With rates moving down slightly over the last ...
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So, you’re concerned about identity theft for yourself, but have you ever thought about your child being a victim? Last year alone, more than 1 million children under the age of 18 were targets. Unfortunately, 60% of the time, child victims new their perpetrators whether that be a parent or guardian, other family member or a friend of the family. In these cases, it’s almost impossible to stop because they have access to their personal information. ...Continue Reading →