On the 14th of June, the 30-year mortgage rate reached 6.28%, up from 5.55% one week prior.

The housing market has taken a severe turn as interest rates have risen.

According to the National Association of Realtors, home sales have dropped for six months in a row.

The problem was encouraged by last Friday's CPI, a key inflation measure that showed prices growing faster than predicted.

In the first year of the pandemic, mortgage rates hit more than a dozen new lows, thanks to the Federal Reserve's assistance for mortgage-backed securities.

It recently terminated that support and is anticipated to begin liquidating its assets soon.

The monthly mortgage payment for a $400,000 property with a 20% down payment increased from $1,399 in January to $1,976 today.

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by 0.75% point.

Real estate brokers noticed unmistakable indicators of a 'transitioning market,' according to them.

The decision by the Federal Reserve to boost its key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point has shaken the mortgage market.

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