Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans. Today, Grays Harbor’s perspective home buyers are reacting in one of two ways: they’re READ MORE

With Mortgage Rates Climbing, Now’s the Time to Act

Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac jumped from 3.22% to 3.45%. That is the highest point it has been in almost two years. If you are thinking about buying a home, this news may have come as a bit of a shock. But the truth is, it was not entirely unexpected. Experts have been calling for rates READ MORE

Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook

There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – has realized that READ MORE