Prof. Michael Bordo interviewed by MarketWatch reporter, Greg Robb:
Did your eyes glaze over in the middle? Or at the end where Professor Bordo says he fears the Fed will wait too long to let rates increase?
Watch it again. You have time.
How does this relate to home sales in Cary, or elsewhere for that matter? I think it ties back to my post of October 28, 2011, “Creating Urgency? Or, Raise Interest Rates to Sell more Houses?” where I mentioned the point made by a client that the Fed has removed all urgency from the real estate market with prolonged artificially low interest rates.
Real estate agents who are working their tales off to “create buyer urgency” may be surprised to realize how hard the Fed is working against them by holding rates low for another year.