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mortgage update summer 2021

Mortgage Update Summer 2021

Now is Your Unique Opportunity to Cash Out Earlier this year, rates started moving higher because of inflation fears. Since that time, the Federal Reserve is done a good job of telegraphing that this inflationary pressure we are feeling is likely transitory. Because of this, investors have become comfortable with this synopsis and rates have …

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Are We In A Housing Market Bubble?

Are We In A Housing Market Bubble?

Lately, I have been getting this question quite a bit; do you think that we are in a housing bubble? I have been in this business for a long time, including the run-up to the last financial crisis and now watching the lowest inventory levels we have seen in several decades resulting in bidding wars. …

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Spring Homebuying 2021

Spring Homebuying Season & Interest Rates Outlook

Interest Rates Are Rising – What is the Short-Term Outlook? We are approaching the one-year mark since we all were shut down seemingly out of nowhere. Rates plummeted and have stayed ridiculously low for almost a year now. And while this was great news for people that were buying the home or looking to save …

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True Cost of Buying a Home

The True Cost of Buying a Home

As you begin to consider purchasing a new home one of the first things you should do is get an idea of what “the numbers” will look like.  Ultimately the 2 most important numbers will be (1) the monthly payment and (2) how much money you will need at closing, but there are a lot …

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Mortgage Rate Changes & Moving During A Pandemic

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates? In case you haven’t heard, mortgage rates are at the lowest point in history. For the best qualified borrower rates and firmly below 3%. If your interest rate is in the mid 3’s or higher, it is worth reaching out to us to see if refinancing might make sense. Remember …

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Home Mortgage Interest Rates Near Historic Lows

Today, home mortgage interest rates are hovering near all-time lows and there’s more incentive now more than ever to purchase a home or refinance. Some Highlights Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level. Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars …

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3 Things To Consider Before Requesting A Mortgage Forbearance

Our job is to help you navigate through one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make—purchasing or refinancing a home. Your trust in us is something we take very seriously as a mortgage professionals and because of this, we wanted to reach out and address a topic that we’ve seen a lot of …

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Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.

The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019, according to Freddie Mac, was 3.94%. Today that rate is closer to 3.5%. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership rate since 2014 for people under 35. This is evidence …

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