Many Torrance CA buyers are concerned with interest rates rising with the Fed making it clear that rates will slowly increats.  That’s certainly a valid concern for potential Torrance homebuyers as a higher interest rate means a higher monthly payment which most often means a lower priced home.  Taken in historical standpoint the current rates are dramatically lower than at just about any other time.  The chart below shows the interest rate on conventional and conforming 30 year fixed rate mortgages.  As we’ll see we’ve basically seen rates drop consistently since the high water mark of 16.3% in 1981.  It certainly makes todays current rate in the mid 4% range seem pretty enticing.

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Keith Kyle
Keith Kyle is a top real estate agent in the South Bay and focuses on the cities of Torrance, Redondo Beach, and Manhattan Beach. Helping both buyers and sellers Keith is a local expert in the Torrance market with South Bay Brokers and has been one of the top agents in the area since 2007.

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