If you have been putting off buying a home or even planning to scale up in your home, NOW may be the best time to do it. If interest rates do rise as expected then what you can qualify for today may not be what you will qualify for in the future. This increase could not only effect interest rates but it will also effect home prices. Take time to read the article from Chair Janet Yellen.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed in speech held today at the Providence Chamber of Commerce in Providence, Rhode Island, that interest rates will likely increase later this year due to the gradual improvement in the economy.
In her speech, Yellen discusses the condition of the improving, but still wavering, economy and says that if the it improves as expected, she believes it will be a good time for the Fed to raise the Federal Funds Rate this year, which in turn, would affect mortgage interest rates.
"For this reason, if the economy continues to improve as I expect, I think it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the initial step to raise the federal funds rate target and begin the process of normalizing monetary policy," Yellen said. "To support taking this step, however, I will need to see continued improvement in labor market conditions, and I will need to be reasonably confident that inflation will move back to 2% over the medium term."
Author:Julie Cosgrove BRE #00828743 Phone: 209-298-0252 Dated: June 1st 2015 Views: 279 About Julie: Julie was born and raised in Stockton CA, she married her high school sweetheart George and has 2 bo...
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About Julie Cosgrove Real Estate Professionals at Keller Williams Realty
California REALTOR® Julie Cosgrove is a driven individual that not only pushes herself to achieve excellence but will make it her priority to transform her client’s dream home into a reality. She and her team believe in Exceeding Expectations of their clients
Julie and her team’s positive approach and no nonsense attitude will help guide their client’s through their transaction. They will outline the buying and selling process, stay in close contact and constantly affirm that they have their clients best interest at heart. She and her team strive for trust, coupled with support, so her clients can enjoy a smooth transaction.
Recently Julie started her sister company, One Simple SOLUTION. As Julie’s real estate business grew, she saw a need to help seniors downsize or transition into senior-centered living. The desire of this company is to make our Senior Citizens and families feel as calm and stress free as possible during their transition from one home to the next. One Simple Solutions works hand in hand with each realtor to make sure that their clients is completely taken care of from the packing stages to the complete move to their new location. No stone is left unturned. We offer organization, helpful tips and more to make this move as uncomplicated as possible.
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"We have bought and sold homes with Julie, one of which was a short sale. She has always been very professional and accommodating to our needs, whether is be coming out on the weekends or getting loan documentation to us at 9pm on a weekday. My wife and I currently live in our dream home, we would recommend Julie to any of our friends and/or family."