Do Credit Bureaus Sell Your Information? – Trigger Leads
Do Credit Bureaus Sell Your Information – Trigger Leads Have you ever had your credit report pulled when applying for a loan, only to be bombarded with calls from creditors trying to sell you services or offering you loans? This isn’t a coincidence, and is one of the most annoying aspects of applying for…Read More
Employer Affinity is HERE
Employer Affinity Program is Here NOW We are very pleased to announce the arrival of our Employer Affinity Benefits mortgage program. This program allows eligible employers to offer their employees and their families access to special home financing benefits. This helps employees save money and gain access to benefits, and in turn allows employers…Read More
2023 Mortgage Forecast & Housing Outlook
Our 2023 Mortgage Forecast & Housing Outlook Happy 2023! We hope this data, forecast, and our opinions are helpful in guiding you or your clients to a successful year in real estate! We believe it’s a great time to buy a home, and that in 2023 we’ll begin to see many of the challenges 2022…Read More
Is it a good time to buy a house?
Is It a Good Time to Buy a House? This question is one of the most common questions we see from consumers, investors, real estate agents, and many others with interest in the real estate market. The answer is ‘yes’. But it also depends on your specific situation, what’s important to you, and where…Read More
Conventional Loan Limits Announced for 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has released the loan limits for 2023. With this announcement, FHFA has effectively raised the limit on how many dollars can be borrowed using Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Conventional loan products. The loan limits increased across the nation, with variances in the increases for “high cost areas”, and…Read More
What’s Happening in the Housing Market
As Q3 winds down for 2022, I wanted to provide some insights into where the housing and mortgage markets are, and what’s likely to occur going forward. If Q2 was to be summed up with one word, it would likely be volatility. We witnessed 2 aggressive Fed rate hikes, with opposite market reactions each time. Interest…Read More
Is The Real Estate Market Going To Crash?
Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash? 2022 has been a year of change for the United States real estate market. Coming off of a covid-infused housing frenzy, 2020 ushered in the cheapest borrowing costs the country has ever seen, with rates on 30 year fixed mortgage dropping into the 2s, and nationwide…Read More
Will Inflation Go Down?
Will Inflation Go Down? There’s tons of economic jargon being tossed around headlines these days, and one of the hot topics out there is inflation. To start, it’s important to understand what inflation is. When the value of a currency diminishes, the result is inflation – basically, you get less for the same or more. …Read More
What Does it Mean When the Fed Raises Rates?
Will the Fed Raise Rates? Yes, and no. On Wednesday, March 16, the Fed will take an economic action that hasn’t been seen in years when they, as expected, raise the Fed funds rate. The targeted funds rate has been set at 0-.25% for years, and next week, this is expected to change. With…Read More
The Bright Side of Real Estate
The real estate market is getting a lot of negative press at the moment. From some “experts” calling for a housing crash (the same ones who have been calling for a dip for over 5 years now…maybe eventually they’ll be right after another 10%+ jump in home prices this year!), to headlines about bidding wars,…Read More