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Fed Expected To Keep Rates Low

After fears earlier in 2014 that the Fed was about to raise interest rates, it now seems that rates will remain unchanged for some time. Experts cite declining oil prices and flat inflation as evidence of the prime rate remaining near zero as it has been for the last six years. Part of the reason Read More »... Read more ›

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Why Mortgage Rates Fluctuate

Why Mortgage Rates Fluctuate Mortgage interest rates fluctuate a bit differently than other, shorter term consumer loan rates. Credit cards, personal and auto loans typically fluctuate with lender cost of funds and prevailing short-term market rates. Mortgage rates change with the national economy strength or weakness, economic forecasts, Federal Reserve controls of the money supply Read more ›

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