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US Treasuries Climb While Housing Market Remains Uncertain



Treasury yields have steadily nudged higher following Christmas and could continue to surge. The 2023 high-water mark for the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was 4.98% in mid-October after which it fell steadily to 3.78% or a 120 basis points by Christmas. Yet the index used in part to determine a federally-insured reverse mortgage’s expected rate has reversed course marching steadily higher over the new year up to 4.14% last Thursday.

And speaking of rates while investors has been bullish expecting that the Fed will cut interest rates this spring, the central bank is saying



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As a prominent commentator and Editor in Chief at, Shannon Hicks has played a pivotal role in reshaping the conversation around reverse mortgages. His unique perspectives and deep understanding of the industry have not only educated countless readers but has also contributed to introducing practical strategies utilizing housing wealth with a reverse mortgage.
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