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How Interest Rates Affect the Houston Housing Market

How Interest Rates Affect the Houston Housing Market

Interest Rates and How They Affect the Houston Housing Market Mortgage rates have been in real estate headlines for a long time. The mortgage rate was lower than 5% for about ten years and under 3% for a year. Now the headlines focus on the recent sharp and incredibly...

4 Factors that Affect Your Mortgage Rate

4 Factors that Affect Your Mortgage Rate

4 Factors that Affect Your Mortgage Rate When the Federal Reserve Board is the agency with the authority to regulate monetary policy. When the Fed determined that the rise in inflation in 2021 was not “transitory,” it began to raise the prime rate to curtail...

Home Prices in Houston: What is Ahead

Home Prices in Houston: What is Ahead

Home Prices in Houston: What to Expect A popular saying is purported to be both a curse and a blessing: “May you live in interesting times.” The things that make life “interesting” are often both stressful and beneficial in random ways. The current real estate market...

How a Recession Affects The Houston Housing Market

How a Recession Affects The Houston Housing Market

Will a Recession Affect The Houston Housing Market? In a Market Economy, the state of the economy rises and falls frequently; the U.S. has experienced at least 19 recessions in its history. Eleven recessions have happened since 1948—on average, that is once every 6...

Houston Real Estate Market Update

Houston Real Estate Market Update

Watching the Real Estate Market With real estate volatility, plenty of people have been sidelined, waiting and watching to see what will happen next. During nearly two years of record-low mortgage interest rates, it spurred a tremendous real estate buying spree. Now...

Houston Real Estate News: Q3 Update

Houston Real Estate News: Q3 Update

Q3 Houston Real Estate News Houston Real Estate is cooling off, with the sale of single-family homes dropping for the second month in a row. Normally this is unexpected and unwelcomed news for Realtors, but not the case this time. "The scorching pace of Houston...