Our financial markets and country have changed over the past five years (September 2008 – September 2013). But the true magnitude of the financial chaos became apparent to most Americans
In spite of a tough job market, rising consumer goods prices, challenging mortgage underwriting guidelines, and numerous trillion dollar bailouts, home prices have been improving.
What happens when mortgage underwriting guidelines
Mortgage interest rates are moving higher in spite of a sluggish U.S. economy.
In late June 2013, interest rates spiked skyward while the Dow Jones index dropped. Why?
The combination of low
From 2012 to 2013, residential home prices have continued to increase in value due to a combination of record low mortgage interest rates, very low home listing inventory levels, and
When it comes to investments, nothing is more powerful than the magic of compound growth. In today’s world of incredibly low savings rates, it's challenging to find investment options that
In spite of our shaky economy, residential and commercial property values have improved in many parts of the country.
Cheap money and easier underwriting lending guidelines are two of the main
Home listing inventories have fallen in many regions by 30% to 70% year-over-year, despite our ongoing sluggish economy. At the same time, many homes have increased in value by 5%
Historically, investing in real estate has been one of the best investments to counteract high rates of inflation.
Today's record-low interest rates and increasing inflation are leading to increasing home prices
Question: Which investments have benefited the most over the past century as a result of low interest rates and increasing inflation?
Answer: Real Estate
After the end of “The Great Depression”