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Can 0.5% Really Equal 5%?

Since the election, rates have started going up and it will have a direct effect on the cost of housing. There is a rule of thumb that a ½% change in interest is approximately equal to 5% change in price. 14439217-250.jpg

As the interest rates go up it will cost you more to live in the very same home; or to keep the payment the same you’ll have to buy a lower priced home.

Before rates rise too much, now may be the best time to buy a home whether you’re going to use it for your principal residence or a rental property. The current low interest rates and house prices make real estate more affordable.

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Source: InTouch

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