Mortgage Rates, Its About Your Perspective

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

As Realtors and agents we are aware of the daily challenges in the industry, specifically national issues beyond our control that impact our individual business. One of these of late is mortgage rates. Trying to keep up with the current news on the rates I find that opinions on where the rate is really varies.  It seems that it really is about perspective, which is a great lesson to adapt in our daily lives.

Mortgage Rates Are Interesting

Here are some recent headlines from national real estate news sources:

 

Mortgage Professionals of America: 9/20/2013 -

Mortgage Applications Head Up as Rates Edge Down

Mortgage applications were up last week as interest rates crept down, according to a survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association. 

 

Bloomberg News: 9/19/2013 
Home Sales Climb as Americans Rush to Lock in Rates 
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in August to the highest level in more than six years as buyers rushed to lock in interest rates before they increased further.

Realtor Magazine: 9/23/2013 

Mortgage Rates Level Off 

Key fixed-rate mortgages held steady this week, remaining near two-year highs.

Read the article http://www.realtor.com/news/mortgage-rates-level-off/

 

No Matter Where the Rate Is At …

"No matter how success is measured, personal or professional, only the ability to dismiss distractions and concentrate on your ONE Thing stands between you and your goals. The ONE Thing is about getting extraordinary results in every situation." Gary Keller

 

Keller Williams: 9/19/2013 

Balanced Markets; Big Opportunities: Gary Keller’s Mid-Year Market Update Amounts to ONE Thing: More Sales

The annual pace of home sales in July was 17.2 percent higher than it was last year, putting the industry on pace for the best year in home sales since 2006. “The last time we saw this number was 2003,” said Jay Papasan.  http://blog.kw.com/2013/09/19/balanced-markets-big-opportunities-gary-kellers-mid-year-market-update-amounts-to-one-thing-more-sales/

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