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Do Rising Mortgage Rates Lead to Falling Home Prices?

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause ...

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How Do Rising Interest Rates Affect My Purchasing Power?

With interest rates on the rise, buyers have been asking, “How do higher interest rates really affect my monthly payment?” The answer might surprise you. In this example, we’re starting with a $300,000 loan amount on a 30-year fixed mortgage. At a 3.75% interest rate, the monthly payment would be ...

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The Top 10 School Districts in Central Texas

The annual report card from Niche.com was released for the 2018 school year. Based on rigorous analysis of student and parent reviews, state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, and more these 10 Central Texas districts are the cream of the crop. 1. Eanes ISD Overall Grade: A+ | ...

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The Compound Effect: Building Your Household’s Wealth

Wealth is within reach for many people; however, according to a recent study 63 percent of Americans said it’s not likely they’ll become rich.1 Don’t just dream of being wealthy; start taking the steps to make it a reality. There is no secret to becoming rich — it takes time, sacrifice ...

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