Housing expectations for 2018 as the Feds announce interest rate hikes

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Expectations for 2018 are predictably good for the economy and housing here in Atlanta GA and elsewhere.  

The federal reserve raised the rates by 25 basis points from 1.25% to 1.5% with predictions that the rates will continue to be raised in the next year.

Economic activity is expected to rise at a moderate pace with inflation below 2%. 

January 1, 2018 FHA loan limits will go up too, which may help consumers.  Certainty Home loans can help you with the right loan options. Our experience with John Davis of Certainty Home Loans is stellar… he is relatable, he listens, and gets the loan processed faster than your larger lenders. While most loans take up to 45 days he can get a loan through w/in 2 weeks if needed. 

Atlanta is postured to grow right along with the economy.  We remain a bargain when compared with other like large cities in the country based on cost of living, climate and proximity.  Johns Creek, a northern suburb of Atlanta has been ranked 4th as Best Small City in America to live.  Another northern suburb, Alpharetta named Best small city to do business and a techie paradise.

Atlanta’s  intown neighborhooods like Oakhurst and Grant Park are much sought after for proximity to downtown, the biking/ pedestrian beltline and public transportation. 

There are so many options in housing for Atlantans… 

2018 promises to be another banner year in Atlanta for all the Real Estate options here appealing to both young and empty nesters.  The WOW Team says, If the economy grows as expected and the interest rates remain at historic lows opportunities will continue to be available to most any homebuyer.