If you purchased a home in the 80’s it likely included a double-digit mortgage interest rate. According to an article on ValuePenguin.com “over the past 48 years, interest rates on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage have ranged from as high as 18.63% in 1981 to as low as 3.31% in 2012.” You can read the complete article including historical graphs here:
Historical Mortgage Rates: Averages and Trends from the 1970s to 2018
Seems unfathomable that people had mortgage rates exceeding 10% in light of the recent decade of rates below 6%. It is worth exploring what the projections are for the future of mortgage interest rates. Barrons.com published an article written by Jim Grant that provides foundational data on the sources that drive mortgage rates that provides information worth considering, especially if you are considering a home purchase. Read the article here:
Low Interest Rates Forever? Don’t Get Used to That Idea
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