Aug 4, 2023
In episode 186 of the Martini Mortgage Podcast, titled "How Inflation Impacts Mortgage Rates," Kevin Martini, a Certified Mortgage Advisor, dissects the stubborn nature of inflation and its complex relationship with mortgage rates.
The discussion reveals how inflation, being the increase in general price levels, directly influences mortgage rates, affecting everyone's purchasing power.
Martini explores the counterintuitive nature of bonds and mortgage rates and emphasizes the lag between inflation dropping and mortgage rates falling.
This episode dives into current market trends, including higher mortgage rates providing a unique competitive edge to homebuyers, and concludes with Martini's strategy of "committing to the house and flirting with the rate," encouraging listeners to explore their options in the current environment.
Kevin Martini | NMLS 143962 | Certified Mortgage Advisor | Martini Mortgage Group at Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corporation | NMLS # 3446 | 507 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604 | (919) 238-4934 | www.MartiniMortgageGroup.com | Kevin@MartiniMortgageGroup.com | Equal Housing Lender