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Even if you are working with a realtor - and the ones we work with are all highly competent and very good at their jobs - looking at a property through the well-trained eyes of an unbiased third party (whose payment is not contingent on the outcome) can be the difference between investment success and financial failure.
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|5/14/2021 4:34 PM|
|Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchThe 70"s and 80"s brought unforgettable economic lessons about inflation. Since then, certain market participants have been watching inflation like hawks , even when they didn"t need to. After the start of the pandemic, the massive amount of fiscal stimulus (covid relief bill) and ...Read More|
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|Posted To: Pipeline PressLet me start Friday with an apology… to Alaska. (I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.) Julie Moore (with Alaska USA Federal Credit Union) pointed out that, given my note yesterday about Jacksonville, ...Read More|
|MBS Day Ahead: Weaker Retail Sales Casts Vote For Range-Holding|
|5/14/2021 8:42 AM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryWednesday's CPI data was akin to some passionate political orator making a case for the country to go to war against low rates. Yesterday's 30yr bond auction stepped in with a "not so fast" counterpoint, and now today's Retail Sales data (0.0 vs 1.0 forecast) ...Read More|
|Next New Home Sales Report Should End Slump -MBA|
|5/13/2021 3:40 PM|
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|Mortgage Rates Are Actually HIGHER This Week|
|5/13/2021 3:35 PM|
|Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchIt"s Thursday and, thus, time once again to check in with the slew of mortgage rate headlines that typically follow the release of Freddie Mac"s weekly mortgage rate survey. Here are a few choice selections: "U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall for Second Week" "Mortgage Rates Continue to Dec...Read More|
|MBS RECAP: Supply Storm Weathered (Could Have Been Worse)|
|5/13/2021 2:49 PM|
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|MLO, Ops Jobs; Cross-Border Lending, Processing, Recruiting Products; MBS Issuance Webinar; Quicken Name Change|
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|MBS Day Ahead: We"ll Know More About The Ceiling After 30yr Bond Auction|
|5/13/2021 9:10 AM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryBonds are off to a much better start today vs yesterday (it wouldn't take much, consider yesterday was the worst day in 2+ months). This morning's producer-level inflation data was also stronger than expected, but fortunately, it's not nearly the same sort of market mov...Read More|
|Mortgage Rates Moving Higher After Inflation Data|
|5/12/2021 3:35 PM|
|Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchAfter bottoming out at 2 month lows late last week, mortgage rates have been heading higher. At first, the move was relatively gradual, but the pace increased today after a key report on inflation came out much stronger than expected. Why do rates care about inflation? Here"s a qui...Read More|