Strategist discusses getting a mortgage when rates are rising

Historic row houses in Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. amedved | iStock | Getty Images One strategist has told CNBC why she thinks it’s still a “relatively good environment”…

The refinancing boom is ebbing as mortgage rates rise.

The mortgage refinancing boom is winding down and household debt levels are creeping up as consumers edge past the worst of the pandemic’s economic shock. Mortgage originations dropped sharply in…

Housing market improves as rising mortgage rates weigh on sales

A home is offered for sale in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images One of the leanest housing markets in history might be putting on some fat. The supply…

How to manage through rising rates, inflation and market volatility

The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images Inflation, rising interest rates and market volatility have many Americans on edge. Consumer prices were up 8.5% in March from a year…

Rates Are Rising and Stocks Are Taking a Beating. It Won’t End Soon.

Text size The market reacted violently to the Federal Open Market Committee, which hiked the federal-funds rate target by half a percentage point for only the second time this century.…

Money moves to make before the Fed hikes interest rates again

The Federal Reserve is among Western central banks fighting stubbornly high inflation. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images For the first time in years, Americans are…

As mortgage rates rise, how to decide whether to buy a home or rent

Tim Kitchen | The Image Bank | Getty Images It’s becoming harder to afford a home. Prices are up almost 20% year over year, and mortgage rates are soaring. The…

Powell wants to get rates closer to neutral. But what’s that? Think between 5% and 6%, former top Fed staffer says

With inflation surging higher than anyone expected, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, has laid out a policy path where the Fed is going to move quickly to get its policy rate…

Mortgage rates surge as home affordability nears record worst

A “For Sale” sign outside a home in Louisville, Kentucky. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mortgage rates just hit their highest level since 2009, and home prices are…

How Home Buyers Can Navigate Rising Mortgage Rates

High inflation often translates to high anxiety, which is why many Americans are striving to lock in the cost of one of their most basic, most human needs: a home.…