Why Are Mortgage Interest Rates Rising?

The cost of buying a home is going up. What’s behind the rise in interest rates? Is now still a good time to buy? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has “The Short Answer.”…

By | 2013-08-24T21:19:44+00:00 August 24th, 2013|Mortgages Home Loans Interest Rate|7 Comments

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  1. Michael Ledesma August 25, 2013 at 12:33 AM - Reply


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  2. watcbd August 24, 2013 at 11:40 PM - Reply

    AWESOME video.

  3. Lisa Murphy August 24, 2013 at 10:42 PM - Reply

    But the Fed is still in there buying and is saying he will only taper if the improved economy eliminates the need for his QE. So — this begs a big question that no one seems able to answer: WHY HAVE INTEREST RATES BEEN GOING UP RECENTLY?

    Or another way to ask it: why are bond yields having to go higher?

    Another way of asking it: why are T-bills less appealing to potential buyers if our economy is getting better to the point that QE is no longer necessary?

  4. jswranch August 24, 2013 at 10:05 PM - Reply

    When will fed ween economy off stimulus? Answer is late last week. Wife and I got laid off mortgage job when 1/4 of company let go.

  5. mortgageratestexas August 24, 2013 at 9:54 PM - Reply

    This should be watched by those who are still planning to apply for mortgage. It is best to know what you’re dealing with first before signing anything.

  6. aviomaster August 24, 2013 at 9:47 PM - Reply

    what will happen to USA economy if interest rates raise go to 12 % ???

  7. BFHFILMS August 24, 2013 at 9:40 PM - Reply

    Too unsustainable indeed. even 2% is causing problems.

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