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Interest Rates Headed Higher. What that Means for Housing.

Outlook | November 30, 2016

Interest rates surged higher over the past two weeks following the U.S. presidential election.  The 10-year Treasury closed at 2.35 percent on November 18, 2016, up over 50 basis points since the close on November 8. Higher rates have been driven by higher than expected inflation and the near certainty the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) will raise the federal funds rate at their December meeting.

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Full Year 2016 as of December
30-Yr FRM
2,000 ($B)
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5.97 (M)
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Average Rates as of January 12, 2017
30-Yr FRM 15-Yr FRM 5/1-Yr ARM
4.12% 3.37% 3.23%
0.5 Fees/Points 0.5 Fees/Points 0.5 Fees/Points

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