APRIL RATES BRING MAY CLOSING DATES

APRIL RATES BRING MAY CLOSING DATES

In mid-April, investors fled the Stock market by moving their money over to Bonds, which resulted in the lowest home loan rates seen in a month. Were they enough to get more buyers signing on the dotted line? Despite the … Continue reading

INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS: MARCH 8 – APRIL 5, 2014

INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS: MARCH 8 – APRIL 5, 2014

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week The economic report calendar is light this week, with reports not beginning until Thursday. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims will be released as usual on Thursday. Claims have been stuck in a tight range the past four … Continue reading

SELF-EMPLOYED AND BUYING IN 2014

SELF-EMPLOYED AND BUYING IN 2014

Self-employed and thinking about buying a home in 2014? If so, now is the time to sit down and work on your mortgage pre-approval regardless of when this year you are thinking of purchasing. The income of a self-employed borrower … Continue reading

TAPERING SIGNALS YEAR-END ECONOMIC STRENGTH

TAPERING SIGNALS YEAR-END ECONOMIC STRENGTH

Indicators Point to Greater Recovery for 2014 The big “will-they or won’t they” ended last month with the Fed’s mid-December announcement that it would begin tapering its economic stimulus efforts. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s decision to scale back on … Continue reading

AN EASIER PATH TO HOME OWNERSHIP IN 2014

AN EASIER PATH TO HOME OWNERSHIP IN 2014

If you are one of the millions of Americans who currently rent, have never owned a home of your own, owned a home at one time but not now, or perhaps currently own a home but intend to move up … Continue reading