The Fed raised interest rates a quarter of a point this afternoon. Here’s what it means for your money.
Mortgages: If you’re shopping for a new house, the mortgage could run you an additional $720 a year if all of the Fed’s three expected rate hikes go through, based on a $200,000 home currently financed at over 4 percent, according to Bankrate.com.
However, long-term mortgage rates are not tied directly to the federal interest rate.
***In fact, the last time interest rates went up, mortgage rates went down.
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