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Spooky: 6.66% on 06-06-06

Posted by: Peter Coy on June 6, 2006

Today is 06-06-06 and the 30-year fixed rate mortgage, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, is 6.66%.666.jpg
I will leave it to the more supernaturally inclined to tell us if this coincidence has any deeper meaning.

Reader Comments

Chris Record

June 8, 2006 1:16 AM

Now this is just too trippy. I celebrated my friends 40th birthday on 06/06/06. You do the math. Yep... He was born on 6/6/66 as well! And there were so many trippy 666 events on that day I think I might have to go listen to some triple 6 mafia rap music to feel ok again...

joe seal

January 9, 2008 10:26 AM

I was also born on 6-6-66

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BusinessWeek editors Chris Palmeri, Prashant Gopal and Peter Coy chronicle the highs and lows of the housing and mortgage markets on their Hot Property blog. In print and online, the Hot Property team first wrote about the potential downside of lenders pushing riskier, "option ARM" mortgages and the rise in mortgage fraud back in 2005—well ahead of many other media outlets. In 2008, Hot Property bloggers finished #1 in a ranking of the world's top 100 "most powerful property people" by the British real estate website Global edge. Hot Property was named among the 25 most influential real estate blogs of 2007 by Inman News.

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