Mar 22, 2021
Financing a home has been getting more expensive
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Last week, Freddie Mac said the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate was at nearly 3.1%, the highest level since June. That could also have an effect on the wave of refinancing we’ve seen throughout the pandemic. Plus, a proposed railroad merger that would link Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. And, adding up the costs of working from home.
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Canadian Pacific Railway has agreed to buy Kansas City Southern for $25 billion
Together, they would create the first freight rail network linking the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Marketplace's Nova Safo has more.
Many people may have already locked in ultra-low mortgage rates over the past year.
You might save on commuting and buying clothes, but upgrading your living space to make working from home feasible can be costly.
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