If you listen to the news, you will get fed consistent updates about how mortgage rates are jumping and how housing markets may be in a bubble. It is no wonder why the average home buyer may second guess their timing to buy a home in 2022. It is true that mortgage rates have shot… Read more »
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Second Home Loan Rates Skyrocketing in 2022
Fannie Mae has announce that they will be raising rates on second home loan for all purchases after April 1st, 2022
No the Feds Did Not Just Drop Mortgage Rates
It is our goal to educate our clients and advise them on the best options for home loans. The purpose of this post is to clear up confusion on volatility of financial markets and their affect on mortgage rates. Since the Coronavirus has spread globally, mortgage rates have become extremely volatile. It is true that… Read more »
Coronavirus and Mortgage Rates for 2020
The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the financial markets so far in March 2020. Investors have been fleeing from stocks and investing in lower risk assets such as Bonds, Treasury Notes and Mortgage Backed Securities. This has helped us hit the lowest mortgage rates in history. The news is quick to report on the low… Read more »
How New FICO 10 Credit Score Changes Affect Home Buyers
A brand new FICO credit scoring model will be used in the summer of 2020. These credit changes will affect millions of home buyers. Every 5 years or so FICO rebuilds their score model. This new scoring model will look at your credit history for the last 24 months, whereas the current model only looks… Read more »
Why Michigan Mortgage Rates Dropped in 2019
March 2019 was the best month for Michigan Mortgage Rates in a Decade! Refinance your mortgage and Lock in a Low Rate!
Are Adjustable Rate Mortgages Still Too Risky?
I know what you’re thinking: Why would I ever want to get an Adjustable Rate Mortgage? Isn’t it too risky? Sure, it could be. But there are actually some circumstances in which it might be the best option. Let’s look at the pros and cons of ARMs, and you can decide whether it’s too risky… Read more »
7 Mortgage Myths Debunked
7 Mortgage Myths Debunked It is no secret that the home buying process is a long and complicated one. Getting started can be intimidating and confusing, so we’ve compiled a list of common mortgage myths we hear from our clients. Here, we’ll break them down and explain the truth about mortgages, in plain English. 1.… Read more »