Experts Say Rising Inflation Could Impact Housing and Mortgage Markets

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Mortgage giant Freddie Mac released its month to month Outlook for February 2017 which looked at the potential effect that rising inflation could have on housing and home loan markets. The outlook explains that rising inflation would significantly affect housing markets by driving home loan financing costs higher. Also, a huge tax reduction or major infrastructure bill could shock markets and cause a further increment to expansion. But what should real estate agents be on the lookout for during the spring home buying season? With higher inflation and increasing interest rate, there comes a negative effect on the…

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