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Hottest housing markets in the US: Why Denver, Dallas, Phoenix and Tampa real estate are in demand

Yahoo Finance looks at why Denver, Dallas, Phoenix and Tampa real estate has experienced and increase in demand as prices for homes continue to rise in these cities. This segment originally aired on April 29, 2022. Kathy Casey, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Realtor and Broker Associate, sits down with Yahoo Finance Live to break down […]

Buy NOW or WAIT? Should you Buy A House in 2022?

Should you Buy Now or Wait? Inflation is out of control, Interest rates are rising along with a decline in buyer demand? Should you buy now or wait for a housing crash? In this video, I discuss the changes that we are currently seeing in the housing market and what you need to consider as […]

Higher property prices boost owners’ equity

Australians have unlocked new-found equity in their homes and are transforming them into dream properties, says a Central Coast finance broker. Universal Mortgage Experts (UME) director Nathan Aird (pictured) said property values had increased across the country with lifestyle areas such as NSW’s Central Coast recording rapid growth. “We are busier now more than ever […]

Brokers should check clients’ loans

With inflation rising and the cost of living increasing, reviewing a client’s current position with their lender is key, says a Melbourne broker. Empower Wealth’s head of mortgage broking Ben Magnus (pictured) said the structure of the clients lending needed to be reflective of the current market rates available. “Reviewing a client’s expenses is also […]

Fed rate rise – mortgage professionals take stock

Read more: Fed interest rate hike – reaction pours in However, according to Professor David Blanchflower, who sat on the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee between 2006 and 2009, increasing rates further would be an “error”, claiming that a number of countries, including the US, were already in recession. Speaking on a BBC radio […]

Here’s how you can prepare if t.’s a 50 basis point Fed rate hike

Consumers are spending more to keep up with the surging cost of living, and it may get worse before it gets better. “Even though wage growth has been the best in decades, it’s been outpaced by increased household costs,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “With inflation at a 40-year high, that has […]

Commercial real estate investors fear inflation despite growth

However, threats to the short-term outlook from inflation, construction costs and rising interest rates were now causing investors to revise their profit expectations, just as the market was witnessing robust growth in multifamily and industrial and reporting a continued recovery in office, retail, and hospitality. Tina Lichens (pictured), chief operating officer at LightBox who conducted […]

What Are Buyers & Sellers Thinking As The Real Estate Market Goes Crazy

What Are Buyers & Sellers Thinking As The Real Estate Market Goes Crazy. Home prices in some places are starting to come down and some are still rising. With interest rates still rising what is happening in the housing market. Subscribe to our website for more news and .rmation: Affiliate links: A Good place to […]

Inflation is taking off and what does that do to the mortgage market

Can I Qualify for a Mortgage Loan Being Self- Employed? By Dottie Spitaleri • 13 Apr, 2022 • The short answer is yes you can, but you will need to provide a little more documentation than the average W-2 buyer. Here’s what you need to know to ensure you have sufficient documentation to support income […]

US mortgage rates cross 5% for first time in a decade

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has reached the 5% mark, hitting its highest level in more than 10 years as inflation continues to soar. Freddie Mac’s weekly primary mortgage market survey showed that the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped to 5% as of April 14 from 4.17% the week prior. A year ago, the benchmark […]