By: Keith Gumbinger
Each year, HSH.com details the important factors most likely to influence the mortgage and real estate markets in the coming year. While it seems we have made our way out of the turbulent times that have bounced the market around for the last few years, there is still plenty of uncertainty ahead.
Here are nine factors that will affect the markets in 2014.
1. Mortgage rates: Expect 5 percent for fixed-rate mortgages
If everything goes as planned, there will be good news and bad news for mortgage shoppers in 2014.
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