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You just bought a house. If you’re like most Americans, it will soon become the largest component of your net worth, and only increase as a percentage over time. Naturally, you would like to see it go up. But by how much? Predicting future home prices is a difficult a game, made complicated by the […]

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U.S. Mortgage Rates have risen for 9 consecutive weeks, hitting their highest levels since January 2014. Source Data: Freddie Mac That certainly seems like a sharp increase, but is 4.46% high? Only when compared to recent history, which includes the all-time low in yields from November 2012 (3.31%). In a historical context, mortgage rates today […]

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