Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve’

Throughout the last few years, the interest rates on loans, including car and home, have been kept low by means of the efforts of the U.S. Federal Reserve. As the economy has begun to show signs of improvement, there have been discussions about when the Federal Reserve is going to take the bridle off and let the...

While the number of foreclosures and delinquencies has been on a downward slide, particularly compared to a year ago, affordability in the housing market remains elusive. Home prices have been on the rise. In areas of high demand, these increases are quickly removing the affordability component for both renters and...

As the global stock markets continue their bumpy ride of the past few weeks, those in the housing industry wonder what it all means in terms of a housing market that is just now showing signs of stability and recovery. The Wall Street downturn has shown that China’s economic engine has its own weaknesses and as with...