NFL playoff teams: Success at home and on the field
New Orleans Saints (6 Seed--NFC): Eliminated
The Saints are traveling to Philadelphia this weekend to face the Eagles. While the weather is warmer in the Crescent City, New Orleans homebuyers and homeowners may wish they were traveling to Philadelphia as well. Mortgage rates are lower, home prices are higher, more residents own homes, and ticket prices are cheaper in the City of Brotherly Love. But would Saints fans trade all of that for a playoff win? I bet they might.
|Wild Card Round - Winning Team Colored|
|Philadelphia||Matchup||New Orleans||Green Bay||Matchup||San Francisco|
|$ 231,600||Median Home Price||162,500||$ 211,800||Median Home Price||$ 705,000|
|4.56||Mortgage Rate||4.70||4.60||Mortgage Rate||4.68|
|69.3||Homeownership Rate||62.3||57.9||Homeownership Rate||55.1|
|5.70||Foreclosure Rate||4.70||4.4||Foreclosure Rate||2.3|
|Cincinnati||Matchup||San Diego||Indianapolis||Matchup||Kansas City|
|$ 142,100||Median Home Price||485,000||$ 143,500||Median Home Price||$ 162,300|
|4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.66||4.67||Mortgage Rate||4.56|
|64||Homeownership Rate||53.9||67.4||Homeownership Rate||65|
|4.9||Foreclosure Rate||2.4||4.9||Foreclosure Rate||3.1|
|After the Wild Card Round, teams in cities with the higher mortgage rate went 4-0.|
|*Cincinnati and San Diego have the same mortgage rate|
|New Orleans||Matchup||Seattle||San Francisco||Matchup||Carolina|
|4.70||Mortgage Rate||4.71||4.68||Mortgage Rate||4.54|
|San Diego||Matchup||Denver||Indianapolis||Matchup||New England|
|4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.64||4.67||Mortgage Rate||4.57|
New Orleans won’t be able to handle the Seattle weather and their fans. San Diego will defeat Denver for a second time. San Francisco will sneak by Carolina's tough defense. Indianapolis takes the last name of their quarterback and will run with it.
|Championship Round - based on projections|
|San Francisco||Matchup||Seattle||San Diego||Matchup||Indianapolis|
|4.68||Mortgage Rate||4.71||4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.67|
|Seattle is just too good and their fans are just too loud. Indianapolis's "Luck" won't run out just yet.|
|Super Bowl - based on projections|
|Favorites since the start of the year, the Seattle Seahawks will be Super Bowl champions.|
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