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Fed Minutes: Rate Hike a Close Call

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The Federal Reserve's daring move to increase the federal funds rate just before the end of 2015 was no surprise to most, but what the mortgage industry did not know was that this initial move would only the beginning of a series of events..

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Interest Rate Hike Outlook for 2016

Remember the interest rate hike that occurred last month? Wondering what's next? Mark Hamrick, Senior Economic Analyst at Bankrate provides some insight on what to expect from the Federal Reserve in the new year and why this is likely to not be the entity's last move.

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So the Fed Raised Rates, Now What?

So now that the rates are higher, mortgage industry professionals are now wondering how this change will be impact their business moving forward into the new year. Several executives sat down with MReport to give their thoughts on if the housing market will thrive, stall, or completely shatter in the near future.

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It’s Official: The Fed Finally Raises Rates

The Federal Reserve made the long-awaited, much-anticipated announcement on Wednesday afternoon that federal funds target rate will increase by a quarter of a percentage point from its near-zero level where it has been since 2006.

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Rate Hike or no Hike? Home Shoppers Remain Undeterred

Tomorrow all eyes are on the Federal Reserve, and the housing industry could experience a shake not felt in over nine years. The industry has been practically holding their breath anticipating what the Fed may or may not do after the Federal Open Market Committee wraps up its last meeting of the year.

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