Mortgage Interest Rates & Purchasing Power

BY  ON OCTOBER 13, 2022

Recently, the news has been full of headlines about rising interest rates and how they will affect potential home buyers.  The folks over at Keeping Current Matters reminds us that rising rates impact purchasing power by raising the buying costs as well as limiting how much a buyer can comfortably afford.  Click here to read more.

They put together the chart below to further illustrate this point.

“…it costs more to buy a home today than it did last year, but the same is true for renting. This means, either way, you’re going to be paying more. The difference is, with homeownership, you’re also gaining equity over time which will help grow your net worth…”

Click here to read the full report at Keeping Current Matters.

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  • Hamza Ashfaq
    published this page in Updates 2022-10-16 05:51:42 -0600