It appears that the Federal Reserve is continuing its tact of jumping through as many hoops as possible to prepare the market for the potential of another rate hike. So, what happens to the mortgage market whenever the Fed actually does raise rates? Here are a few insights.
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There are only three meetings left this year for the Federal Open Market Committee, and the likelihood they’ll raise interest rates in one of them looks slim. Judging by the latest meeting minutes, the Fed isn’t making any sudden changes, per usual.
Millennials bring their own style to the economy, and in terms of housing, they haven’t been all that interested to-date. Fannie Mae’s report for June from its Millennial Tracker shows ongoing trends of Millennials entering the market.
Two facts stand out in today’s housing market: rising home sales and flat/falling inventory. But if people are buying more homes, why aren’t there more homes for sale? Genworth Mortgage Insurance’s chief economist explains what exactly is going on and what it means for first-time homebuyers.