Looming Interest Rate Hike Spurs Higher House Prices With the Federal Reserve expected to start the first of several interest-rate hikes Wednesday, the housing market is already preparing for the impact. As the era of historically cheap mortgages closes, the prospect of higher interest rates is creating a sense of urgency among would-be buyers. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.
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Looming Interest Rate Hike Spurs Higher House Prices

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Looming Interest Rate Hike Spurs Higher House Prices

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Looming Interest Rate Hike Spurs Higher House Prices

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With the Federal Reserve expected to start the first of several interest-rate hikes Wednesday, the housing market is already preparing for the impact. As the era of historically cheap mortgages closes, the prospect of higher interest rates is creating a sense of urgency among would-be buyers. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.