Experts are saying you can expect home sales to go up 2% in 2017.
This is down from last year, where rates saw a 3.3% increase.
Some say rising mortgage rates may be to blame for the year to year decline.
However, with rents soaring in many places, experts say owning a home is still the better deal.
Experts say this mortgage hike may spell trouble for lower and moderate income buyers who will have more trouble than usual qualifying for loans.