A few members expressed skepticism that additional bond purchases would help while also expressing concerns about inflation.
The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage has been below 4 percent all year. This week the rate fell to a record low of 3.36 percent. While home sales are rising, they remain well below healthy levels.
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