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Title

Fed's Rate Decision Has Big Implications for Home Buyers, Sellers

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-15-2015

Abstract

The Federal Reserve's expected announcement of a rate increase on Wednesday has big implications for prospective home buyers and sellers, but experts have four words for anyone who's feeling that they need to act immediately: Don't do anything rash!

The Fed is widely expected to raise the federal funds rate by a quarter point, from a zero-0.25 percent range to 0.25-0.50 percent, for the first time in nearly a decade in an effort to keep the economy from overheating.