In a recent video update on the housing market, Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, stated that with both mortgage interest rates and home prices projected to increase in 2015 buying now makes sense.
“If you are planning to buy a home in the next year, it’s better to do it sooner rather than later.”
Here are the latest mortgage interest rate projections from four major housing entities:Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR):
Thinking of Selling & Moving Up?
This advice isn’t limited to just the first-time buyer. If you are considering moving up to the home your family has always wanted, waiting also makes no sense.