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Bad Data and Bad Policy Will Force FED To Scramble To Cut Rates 

In an insightful interview with Adam Taggart of Thoughtful Money and David Rosenberg, former Chief Economist at Merrill Lynch, they shared a deep analysis of post-Covid economic trends. Rosenberg expressed that despite avoiding a recession last year—contrary to the predictions of many economists—the US is not likely to stave off economic downturn much longer, challenging […]

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Smart Equity Move: How Upgrading Your Home Can Slash Your Monthly Bills, Despite Higher Rates

We recently assisted a client in the transition to a larger home in a new school district they were targeting. What makes this story so compelling is that they never thought it was possible in the first place. You see they, along the many other families, were fortunate enough to grab a fantastic interest rate

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Annual Consumer Inflation Continues to Affect Mortgage Rates

Interest rates are hovering in the mid to high 6% range and all eyes are on the trajectory of inflation. The good news is that it continues to move down slowly. In February, the year-over-year reading for the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) dropped from 5.3% to 5%, which is the fourth consecutive month in which

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Recession Coming? What Does It All Mean For Housing…?

You can’t pick up any article or watch anything on TV related to the economy today, without hearing the word recession. The National Bureau of Economic Research determines when a recession starts and ends. Typically, they define this as two consecutive quarters of negative gross domestic product (GDP). But there are other factors involved including

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Mortgage Update Summer 2021

Now is Your Unique Opportunity to Cash Out Earlier this year, rates started moving higher because of inflation fears. Since that time, the Federal Reserve is done a good job of telegraphing that this inflationary pressure we are feeling is likely transitory. Because of this, investors have become comfortable with this synopsis and rates have

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