Record Low Mortgage Rates Helping S. Fla Economy

Record low mortgage rates are giving a burst of energy to the sluggish South Florida economy with new homebuyers spending money on furniture, appliances and remodeling jobs while refinancing homeowners have extra money in their pockets with their lower monthly payments, economists said.

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