The monthly mortgage payment on a home is determined by two elements: the price of the house and the interest rate you pay on your mortgage. Recently released reports are revealing that the experts expect both elements to increase in 2016.
CoreLogic has projected a nationwide 5.2% home value appreciation for the next twelve months. Here is their breakdown by state:
MORTGAGE INTEREST RATES
All four of the entities that provide projections on mortgage interest rates agree: they’re going up in 2016. Here are the predictions over the next four quarters:
With both home values and interest rates projected to increase over the next twelve months, buying (or moving-up), sooner rather than later, makes sense.
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Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?
The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.
You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home…or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall. The free eGuide below will answer many of your questions and likely bring up a few things you didn’t even know you should consider when buying a home.
Check it out, and feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.