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Interest Rates: The Ups and Downs of the New Low

How low can interest rates go? In June, the yield on the 10-year US Treasury bond reached a new low of 1.47%, breaking the previous low of 1.48% in 1947. Then on July 16, the yield went even lower, dropping … Continue reading

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Do Low Interest Rates = OPPORTUNITY?

DO LOW NUMBERS = OPPORTUNITY? 3.87%  30-YR FIXED MORTGAGE 3.13%  15-YR FIXED MORTGAGE According to recent data from Freddie Mac, the federally-sponsored mortgage lending corporation, the average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to a record-low 3.87% in February 2012. Rates … Continue reading

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