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Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting mortgage rates than the one offered last year by Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American: “You know, the fallacy of economic forecasting is: Don’t ever try and forecast interest rates and or, more specifically, if you’re a real estate economist mortgage rates, because you will always […]

Three Signs You Need a Preferred Lender

As a real estate agent, you know that finding the right lender is key to closing a successful deal. But what if you don’t have a preferred lender? Here are three signs that you need one:  1) You are feeling uncertain about your current Loan Officer  2) You and your clients are looking for better […]

Global Uncertainty is Impacting Mortgage Rates

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’ll want to keep a pulse on what’s happening with mortgage rates. Global uncertainty is certainly impacting mortgage rates. Rates have been climbing in recent months, especially since January of this year. And just a few weeks ago, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac […]

Social Media and Bank Statement Loans

Do you work in social media? Are you looking for a home loan? If you answered yes to both questions continue reading! The United States is home to more than 10 million self-employed people. These entrepreneurs often work hard, taking high risks for the potential reward that can be huge! One type of entrepreneur that […]

Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing Market 

As we move into 2022, both buyers and sellers are wondering, what’s next? Keep reading for expert insights to the housing market Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist, First American: “Consensus forecasts put rates at about 3.7% by the end of next year. So, that’s still historically low, but certainly higher than they are today.” Danielle […]