Mortgage Update | Qualified Mortgage Products Moving Forward
Recently portfolio lenders became very aggressive with low interest rate offerings, low down payment requirements (only 10% down), and aggressive underwriting.
All that ended last week when the investors for those loans withdrew from the market.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW...THE FED RATE VS. MORTGAGE RATES
We have had several requests from both real estate agents and clients asking us to explain the difference between the Fed Funds Rate that went below 1% and 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loans.
The Fed Funds Rate is the interest rate banks charge each other to lend Federal...
We are Open!
The world is facing an unprecedented event. The health of our loan officers, staff, clients, and community remains our top priority.
We have several protective protocols in place in our office, leveraging our technology to continue to provide our clients with extraordinary service...
How is the Coronavirus Impacting Real Estate?
In just a few short weeks, the coronavirus outbreak has impacted many aspects of everyday life. Large events and conferences have been canceled and postponed. Fear of the unknown, along with an abundance of misinformation, has made supplies of certain products like hand sanitizer...
Fed Makes Emergency Rate Cut to Combat Coronavirus Fallout
Mortgage rates have plummeted since the beginning of the year to the lowest average since 2016 as a result of market movements in response to the coronavirus.
Yesterday, the Federal Reserve followed suit and slashed interest rates in an emergency move to cushion the U.S. economy from...