NEW 5 STAR REVIEW!!

"Our experience closing on this house was absolutely terrible. Beth and her team made this process tolerable. We would have given up multiple times but, Beth kept on pushing and insisted to keep our heads on straight and stay focused. The lending process took forever and changed many times. We were delayed several months and … Continue reading NEW 5 STAR REVIEW!!

The Risk of Low Interest Rates by Nicole Casperson

Amidst uncertainty if the Fed will spike interest rates, an article released Monday by Seeking Alpha argues that low interest rates could be the cause of lending risks, but why? The article reveals the process of how low interest rates can lead to causes that implement risk. This starts with a bond bull market, which … Continue reading The Risk of Low Interest Rates by Nicole Casperson

If You Bought $100 Worth of Bitcoin One Year Ago, Here’s How Much Richer You Would Be Today by Lucinda Shen Money

Bitcoin surged to a new high of $4,880 on Friday [Sept 1]. It must have been cause for cheer among investors who bought bitcoin a year ago. Back then, the price of bitcoin was a more affordable $572 per token, according to CoinDesk — less than half the price of an ounce of gold. So, … Continue reading If You Bought $100 Worth of Bitcoin One Year Ago, Here’s How Much Richer You Would Be Today by Lucinda Shen Money

Mortgages More Difficult to Acquire by Dean Terrell DS News

The Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center released their Housing Credit Availability Index (HCAI) Friday, which focuses on the share of home purchases likely to default, or go unpaid for more than 90 days past their due date. The index measures GSE loans as well as the government (FVR) channel, which includes the Federal Housing … Continue reading Mortgages More Difficult to Acquire by Dean Terrell DS News

Refinancing Drives Applications during Quiet Week by Jann Swanson

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said mortgage applications were down during the week ended October 6, falling 2.1 percent from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis and 2 percent unadjusted.  The downturn in MBA's Market Composite Index, which measures application volume, was primarily due to fewer applications for refinancing. The Refinancing Index was 4 … Continue reading Refinancing Drives Applications during Quiet Week by Jann Swanson

Don’t Give Up, Buyers: More Newly Constructed Homes Are On the Way by Clare Trapasso

It's not much fun being a home buyer these days, with the lack of available homes driving prices—and stress levels—to new highs. But it's about to get a bit better for those seeking to move into a newly constructed home of their very own. Permits, the best indicator of how many newly built homes will … Continue reading Don’t Give Up, Buyers: More Newly Constructed Homes Are On the Way by Clare Trapasso