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There wasn't a ton of news impacting the housing market last week, but we did get more talk about the move up in Austin mortgage rates. Freddie Mac's weekly survey of conforming mortgages showed the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage back at the level it was last June. That still puts Austin mortgage rates below where they were a year ago when everyone was happy to get in on those bargains. So none of this is bad news in the absolute sense but the trend should be noted. People who want to buy or refinance should not drag their feet!
These days, most people are trying to control their expenses a little more tightly. Often they don't realize how much they're paying to live in their homes. So let's take a look at that home budget and see if we can't do a better job of staying on top of the costs.
Monday is shaping up to be a good days for [...]