CAUSE: More money floating around the economy
EFFECT: Rising prices on goods and services (recent example: lumber)
Inflation impacts the housing market because rising prices on good and services often results in a higher base house price. Inflation may also impact interest rates for borrowers, which can impact some buyer’s purchasing power.
Ready to buy? Here’s how to prepare in this market:
- Get preapproved before you start shopping – know exactly how much house you can afford.
- Talk to your BankSouth Mortgage Banker about protecting your rate for up to 120 with no lock-in fees – you don’t even need a sales contract secured to protect your rate!
- Review your downpayment options. Your BankSouth Mortgage Banker can review multiple options for you – whether you’re focused on a lower monthly payment or interested in putting down a larger downpayment to reduce your overall loan size your BSM trusted advisor will help you look at what’s best for your financial plan today, tomorrow and in the future!
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