Interest Rates and House Prices Last week’s jump in mortage rates was the largest jump in 26 years from 3.98 to 4.46 – while adding to the cost of buying a home in San Diego. If you didn’t catch the article…. below, the Union Tribune’s housing panel discusses the rate increase on the local San…

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Does buying an energy efficient house decrease home mortgage defaults? Is there a connection between the monthly savings on utility costs and the probability that you will pay your loan on time? New studies show that the answer may be “yes.” Using a massive sample of 71,000 home loans from across the country that were…

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