Interest Rates Change Daily

Interest rates change constantly, but it is important to know that rates are cyclical. If rates are currently at historical lows then we know there is a strong probability rates will go up again, and vice versa. Certain economic indicators such as unemployment data, consumer price index, retail sales data, and consumer confidence all have an effect on mortgage interest rates. But the key factor to watch is the relationship between stocks and bonds.

When the economy is slow and the stock market is “bearish,” many investors move money out of stocks and into bonds and mortgage-backed securities. This causes mortgage interest rates to go down. When the economy is doing well, the stock market rallies and is considered “bullish.” Investors then have a tendency to move their money out of that safe haven of bonds and mortgage-backed securities and back into stocks. As a result, mortgage interest rates go up.

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Rose-Marie & Althea
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Rose-Marie and Althea are both professional, full-time Realtors in the Orange County area of California. Both local residents, they specialize in the Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Westminster, Irvine areas, where they list and sell residential property. Avid students, Rose-Marie and Althea stay abreast of changing laws and make it their business to be the experts that their clients turn to, for sound advice. With more and more customers doing their own research, it has become essential for Realtors to have full command of all things technical and this is not new to this partnership ~ Althea taught Corporate technology for 23 years and brings to the client, innovative marketing ideas that really capture TODAY’s Buyer! Rose-Marie is qualified in both Technology and Senior Real Estate as well as Short Sales and Foreclosures. In these tough economic times, we can expect to see many Real Estate agents dropping out of the industry in the next year, but Rose-Marie and Althea have made it their business to stay, serving their clients old and new, with loyalty and ‘above expectation’ service! Real Estate is all about YOU! Rose-Marie and Althea have the tools, they have the expertise and they have the determination to surprise you with results!

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