Global Economic Insights: The Impact of U.S. Interest Rate Increases in 2018 on Global Housing Markets

In the latest edition of Global Economic Insights, LeadingRE’s Chief Economist Dr. Marci Rossell, Ph.D., addresses how the increased mortgage rate in the U.S. is the single biggest force moving housing markets globally. The largest factor impacting housing markets globally in 2018 was interest rate increases in the United States. The U.S. Central Bank raised the…