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MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 9/21/18

The move is very slow, and not yet a true “breakout,” but long-term rates have crept up to ...

How to Avoid Identity Theft

Following up on last weeks blog post on what to do if your identity is stolen, this week ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES 9/14/18

This has been an odd week for news, especially today. Hence an unusual approach here. The big news ...

Advice for Buying a Second Home

First and foremost, you should always breakdown and consider your goals when looking into buying a second home. ...

Down Payment Assistance Options

Coming up with a down payment can be the most costly aspect of home buying. Today we’re covering ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES 9-7-18

Interest rate risk has risen again. But before that, later resuming obedience to Clinton’s Law (“It’s the economy...”), ...

What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Having your identity stolen is hopefully something you and the people around you are unfamiliar with, although it ...

Choosing a Place to Live

Choosing a town to live in is one of the most challenging facets of the home buying process. ...

Advice for Buying New From a Builder

Some people may prefer to buy a home that is completely new. If this is the case for ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES 8/31/18

This week traditionally marks the end of the “Silly Season,” as the media regards August because the shortage ...

Advice for Building a Home From Scratch

  Building from scratch gives you the opportunity to customize every corner of your new place, and bring ...

Tips for Finding Your Retirement Property

Reaching the moment where you’re ready to buy a retirement home is an exciting moment. In order to ...

How to Pay off Your Mortgage Early

To some, paying off your mortgage early may seem like a myth. Like with most things, when considering ...

Advice for Attending an Open House

We’re sharing some tips for attending open houses this weekend, and what to look for when you show ...

How to Receive Down Payment Assistance

When it comes to home buying, one of the primary pieces of advice that mortgage advisors will offer ...

Getting a Loan as a United States Veteran

United States veterans and their spouses are offered benefits when it comes to taking out a loan for ...

Three Reasons to Refinance

Often times, someone will  refinance their mortgage for a couple of different reasons. Simply, some may want to ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES- 8/20/2018

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How To Save Money When Buying A House

When looking to buy a home, the thing which will likely save you the most money is to ...

The Steps For Preparing To Buy A Home

Buying a home is a major milestone in life. When it comes to getting ready to buy, you ...

How To Cash In On A Hot Housing Market

Most would agree that the current housing market is one which most would like to get in on. ...

How To Increase Your Homes Value

There are numerous reasons for upgrading or renovating your home, the biggest of them likely being the financial ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 8/10/18

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Reasons To Talk To a Loan Officer Before Shopping For A Home

Depending on your circumstances, shopping for a home without consulting a loan officer is like going shopping without ...

Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

When it comes to home buying, there are costs to consider aside from the purchase of the home ...

Advice To Prepare For Home Ownership

For most, buying a home is likely not an impulse purchase. It is a process which, from the ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 8/3/18

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Saving For Retirement

The most anxiety-inducing step when it comes to retirement funds is beginning them. Therefore, our first tip is ...

Home Buying Tips For Millennials

First time homebuyers may think that home buying is harder to achieve than it really is. Although in ...

A Guide To Restructuring Your Mortgage

The mortgage that you have currently does not need to be the same one that you’re dealing with ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 7/27/18

Bonds are still in denial about the Fed’s plans, grudgingly making mini-adjustments. Long-term and short-term rates rose this ...

How To Take Advantage of Your Home Equity

            Home Equity can be an incredibly valuable tool for homeowners when used ...

Financial Impacts of Low Credit Score

Home buyers can save a good amount of money on their loan if they are walking in with ...

Financial Benefits of Owning a Home

There are numerous financial benefits to owning a home in addition to it already being one of the ...

How To Increase Your Credit Score

Your credit score is likely going to be a factor when it comes to major purchases. It will ...

Real Estate Considered to Be the Best Investment For Next Bear Market

Investing in Real Estate before a bear market may contradict what you’d categorize as an investment, but we’re ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 7/20/18

Trying to write about markets this week without mentioning the other stuff is like writing about business in ...

Housing Bubble? Don’t Be So Sure.

The Colorado market has seen significant price increases over the last few years. This has lead many of ...

Tips For Attending an Open House

We’re sharing some tips for attending open houses this weekend, and what to look for when you show ...

How to Prepare For Closing Day

Reaching the point of closing on a home is an exciting day! It comes with being handed your ...

How Much to Have in Your Emergency Fund

When it comes to emergencies, they are never expected, and often times they arise during the worst possible ...

Recent Changes by Fannie Mae to Benefit Borrowers With Student Debt

In honor of all of 2018’s recent graduates, today’s blog post will cover the recent news which makes ...

Where to Begin When It Comes to Saving For a Home

You may have begun to toy with the idea of getting into the housing market, but realized your ...

Simplifying Mortgage Terms

The real estate and mortgage businesses can be confusing for those who are unfamiliar or inexperienced. Today on ...

A Brief Guide for Making an Offer On a Home

As a follow up on yesterday’s post of negotiating a home price, today we’re offering suggestions on how ...

Guide for Negotiating A Home Price

Many first time home buyers may find themselves too intimidated to attempt negotiating a home price. Today we’re ...

Tips For Receiving Down Payment Assistance

When it comes to home buying, one of the primary pieces of advice that mortgage advisors will offer ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 7/6

Nothing happened this week. Oh, the temptation some Friday just to leave it at that. Plenty did happen, ...

Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

Summer calls for cool drinks poolside, naps on the beach, jet-skiing on a lake, or even hiking under ...

The Market Moving Forward

As recently discussed on our blog, the market currently lies in favor of sellers as opposed to buyers, ...

Ideas for Brightening Your Summer Space!

What better time to brighten up your outdoor space than during the summer? Here are some simple and ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 6/29

It’s early for that bugaboo, but it is mercifully obscured by another one: “yield curve inversion.” First the ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 6/22

Markets held tight ranges this week, the 10-year T-note entering its sixth month trading between 2.90% and 3.00%, ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 6/15

Long-term US interest rates today are the same as one week ago. How we have arrived at unchanged ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 6/8

This past week has been quiet in anticipation of the five-ring circus in the week ahead. The program: ...

Making Paying Off Your Mortgage Early a Feasible Option

For some, attempting to pay off your mortgage early may seem like a pipe dream. Though like with ...

Experts Suspect Buyers to Dominate the Housing Market In 2019

The news is good for potential Denver Metro residents. Recent Real Estate data and housing market trends predict ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 6/1

All of these forces in play: the Kim summit, Italy, Fed, tariffs, inflation, economy, jobs, and the president ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 5/25

On the Friday before Memorial Day markets close early, and the whole week is usually a snoozer, Wall ...

Mortgage Credit News By Louis S. Barnes – 5/18

Only two financial markets moved this week: oil, Brent crude reaching $80/bbl, and long-term rates rising decisively, the ...

Mortgage Rates Increase on Inflation Concerns

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week on inflation concerns associated with higher commodity prices and a potential ...

Mortgage Rates Increase Slightly Despite Mostly Weaker Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly despite mostly weaker than expected economic data.  Economic data weaker than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 5/11/18

Markets are unusually steady, mortgages, bonds and stocks -- although not truly “steady,” just not moving. The US ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Mortgages and housing continue to dodge Fed bullets. The 10-year T-note is steady near 2.95%, which holds 30-fixed ...

Mortgage Rates Improve Slightly on Negative Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly as economic data was mostly weaker than expected.  Economic data weaker than expected ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The US 10-year T-note made it just above 3.00% before pulling back, and mortgages stopped rising short of ...

Mortgage Rates Flat Despite Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates flat despite stronger than expected economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included March Existing ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

In any normal year in the last half-century, this would be the week in which markets and media ...

Mortgage Rates Increase on Inflation Expectations

 Mortgage interest rates increased this past week on increased inflation expectations.  Commodity prices have moved higher as the ...

Buy a Home with as Little as 3% Down!

Features:One-unit principle residence (including condos and PUDs; manufactured housing is not eligible)Fixed-rate mortgages with a maximum term of ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 4/13/18

“Stranger and stranger,” said Alice. As peculiar as markets have been, we are overdue to return to some ...

Mortgage Rates Increase Slightly Despite Negative Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly as economic data continued to be mostly weaker than expected.  Economic data weaker ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The most important economic data each month is the employment data from the prior month, released on the ...

Non-warrantable Condos

Have an investor purchasing a condo with less than 51% occupancy? We have an exciting new loan option ...

Mortgage Rates Flat Despite Negative Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as economic data was mostly weaker than expected.  Economic ...

Mortgage Rates Improve Despite Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly despite economic data that was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger than ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The long, Easter-Passover-Equinox weekend really began on Thursday with another half-asleep but goofy day in stocks, the Dow ...

The Fed Increased Interest Rates but what does that means for Mortgage Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve recently raised the Prime Rate by 0.25%, the first increase since December. We get a ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Events are coming so fast in bunches and connected and separate that it’s hard to sort noise and ...

Mortgage Rates Flat Despite Fed Funds Rate Increase

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as the Fed increased the Fed Funds rate by ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The things we know for sure: the 10-year T-note during most of 2017 traded below 2.50%, at New ...

Credit Scores

Big news for credit scores! After the Equifax security breach late last year, many people started paying a ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Jeepers. What a week, and where to begin? At the end, is where. Long-term rates have ended this ...

Rates Increase Slightly on February Employment Report

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly on the week on a stronger than expected February employment report.  Non-Farm Payrolls ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – Mar. 2, 2018

Before stocks, rates, and the economy, an introduction to new Fed chair Jerome (“Jay”) Powell -- which so ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Markets are taking a much-needed breather during a vacuum of new economic data. The next big report will ...

Rates Flat on Limited Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as economic data was limited.  Weekly Jobless Claims and ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

We are likely to be in a sustained rise in interest rates (sometimes just writing that sentence means ...

Loan Products

We have a wide range of products, allowing us to tailor-fit a mortgage to just about anyone! We ...

Rates Flat Despite Inflation Data

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week despite stronger than expected inflation data.  The January Consumer ...

Tax Break Extended

The bipartisan tax bill agreed on today has extended a tax deduction for some homeowners through 2018.If your ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 2/9/18

The stock market’s ongoing adventure with the same banana peel has stopped the rise in long-term rates, mortgages ...

Rates Increase Slightly as Stock Market Corrects

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly on the week as the stock market continued to lose ground.  The stock ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Tough week, tough day, and no way to sugar-coat. Long-term rates have broken out the top of five ...

2018 Income Limits

Some of our loan programs have income limits in order to qualify, below you can see those limits ...

Rates Increase on Mostly Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week as economic data was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger ...

CHFA’s New Flexible Options

Buying a home just got easier - Checkout CHFA's Flexible Options!

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

At the end of another head-shaking week, 4th quarter GDP on the slim side, 2.6% annualized, core inflation ...

Rates Flat as Economic Data Continues to be Mixed

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat as economic data continued to be mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

This week is an awkward one for analysis. The top story is the Fed and interest rates on ...

Rates Increase on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included December ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 1/12/18

Change is in the winds of markets now, and as we move from the extended recovery from the ...

New Tax Law & Home Ownership

There is often a lot of confusion and mixed interpretations when we have changes to our tax laws. ...

Rates Increase Due to Growth Expectations from Tax Cuts

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week on expectations that tax cuts will increase wages and consumer ...

Rates Increase Slightly on Mixed Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected ...

2018 Loan Limits

Both the FHA and conforming loan limits have been raised for 2018. Below is a chart of several ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 1/5/18

Markets have given in to modest complacency. I doubt we’ll be badly punished, at least in credit markets ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES – 12/28/2017

It’s time again to put on the fortune-teller costume (for the elderly, think Johnny Carson’s Carnac the Magnificent) ...

Rates Increase on Tax Cuts

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week as Congress passed tax cuts with hopes for higher wages and ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

A big week for news, especially for mid-December, but so scattered across the economic spectrum that sorting important ...

The Fed Raises Rates as the Economy Continues to Show Strength

The Federal Reserve has raised the Prime Rate (Fed Funds Rate +3%) for the third time this year. ...

Rates Flat Despite Fed Rate Hike

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week despite the Fed raising the Fed Funds rate by ...

VA Loan Limit Increases

The Veterans Administration has announced that its loan limits for 2018 will follow those recently published by the ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

A two-month period of market calm will be at risk after the Fed’s meeting next Wednesday, and the ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Weaker Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week as most economic data was weaker than expected.  Economic data ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The Republican tax bill is likely to pass, although we won’t know all that’s in it until it ...

Rates Increase Slightly on Strong Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week on strong economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

Maximum Conforming Loan Limits

Maximum conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages are increasing in 2018 from $424,100 to ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Financial markets do react to changes in financial public policy. That’s a valid axiom. So, if markets do ...

One Time Close on Construction Loans

Let us construct the perfect financing option for you!Lock in your interest rate todayOne set of closing costsAvailable ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Long-term rates found bottom late this week. The rebound is not bad, mortgages still close to 4.00%, but ...

Payment Assurance Program

Life happens, we get that. We want you to buy with confidence and that’s why we offer our ...

Rates Up Slightly on Limited Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was limited.  Of note, September JOLTS Job ...

Rent v Buy?

*Rates and payment scenarios are for illustration purposes only, please contact one of our loan officers for a ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly again this past week as economic data continued to be stronger than expected.  ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES 11/3/17

A new Fed statement confirming a cost-of-money hike in December, a new Fed chair, smoking-hot economic data, 459 ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

No, it’s nothing to do with Halloween, not that I know of. And it’s not so much spooky ...

Student Loan Relief

We’re Making Buying a Home Easier!Have you experienced issues surrounding student loan debt? We might be able to ...

Rates Up Slightly on Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly again this past week as economic data continued to be mostly stronger than ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Long-term rates are hanging on by fingertips to a key level, the stock market has the sillies (again), ...

Loan Products

We have a wide range of products, allowing us to tailor-fit a mortgage to just about anyone! We ...

Rates Increase on Mostly Positive Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week as economic data was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly on the week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The Fed has begun to reverse its quantitative easing, letting MBS bleed out of its portfolio. Thus far, ...

Rates Flat on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates were flat on the week as economic data was mixed. Economic data weaker than expected ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

As anticipated, the hurricanes have turned the usual flow of economic data into a game of Pick-Up-Sticks, a ...

Kiddie Condos

We offer attractive financing options when children purchase with their parents. "Kiddie Condos" offer a very unique opportunity ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The biggest news this week is what did not happen. The administration rolled out its tax plan, and ...

Rates Flat Despite Mostly Weaker Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates were flat on the week despite mostly weaker than expected economic data.  Economic data weaker ...

Top Mortgage Lender in Colorado

With the vast majority of our loans supported by Cherry Creek Mortgage, we are proud to announce they ...

Rates Flat as Fed Leaves Fed Funds Rate Unchanged

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as the Fed left the Fed Funds rate unchanged ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Markets are reasonably stable at this week’s end. Pushing up on rates has been the hard bottom set ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The deepest -- eternal -- philosophical question: What matters, and what doesn’t?Today anyway, PRK ballistic-missile plinking does not ...

Rates Increase on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

We interrupt our hurricane coverage for news from the outside world.The football season has begun: Kansas City beat ...

Rates Improve as Fed Rate Hike Less Likely

Mortgage interest rates improved again this past week as limited inflation is calling into question whether the Fed ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The last week of summer vacation has brought a burst of new and healthy data, and a modest ...

Rates Improve Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly on the week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

Rates Flat Prior to Jackson Hole Economic Symposium

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as markets focus on today’s Jackson Hole Economic Symposium.  ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Economic reports this week were as-expected and supported continuing and pleasant economic growth. Many observers tried to squeeze ...

1. Don’t assume you can’t qualify for a mortgage You don’t necessarily need perfect credit or 20% down ...

Rates Improve on July FOMC Minutes

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly on the week on the Fed FOMC Minutes from the July meeting.  The ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Cause and effect this week covered a wide and improbable range.Perhaps the most important actual, real fact arrived ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

In the absence of useful economic news, begin with a little political-money stuff, then remembrance of the 10th ...

The Impact of a Market Without the Libor Index

The Libor index will be phased out over the next 5 years after allegations surfaced of bankers manipulating ...

Rates Flat on Soft Inflation Data

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as inflation data was weaker than expected.  The July ...

Rates Improve Slightly Despite July Jobs Report

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly on the week despite today’s stronger than expected employment report for July.  July ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

This week’s news is mostly a tale of misinformation. But first, some reliable data.July payrolls released this morning ...

What Impacts Mortgage Rates?

It's the middle of summer and the market remains strong. Interest rates have been holding in the low ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Events are moving fast, this account timestamped mid-afternoon Friday.The economic news is excellent. The other news is not.The ...

Rates Increase Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly on the week on mixed economic data.  Economic data stronger than expected included ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

The world is moving out there, although it doesn’t look like it. First the explainable, hard-evidence stuff, then ...

Mortgage Interest Rates Improve for Second Straight Week

Mortgage interest rates improved again this past week, continuing their trend from Fed Chair Yellen’s comments two weeks ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Quiet on the surface, still. The 10-year T-note opened the week at 2.39% and is finishing at 2.32%, ...

Rates Improve on Fed Chair Yellen Comments

Mortgage interest rates improved this past week on comments from Fed Chair Yellen that rates may not need ...

Home Values Continue to Increase

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices for April show Denver with the 4th largest price gains year-to-date. Our market ...

Freddie Mac Repealing 2% Grant Program

While disappointing to hear of this program going away, we still have several great options for first-time homebuyers ...

Rates Increase Slightly on Mixed Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly again this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

Damn. Good news everywhere. The bond market likes bad news and must have it for rates to go ...

Rates Increase on ECB Chief Draghi Comments

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week on comments from European Central Bank’s Draghi that they may need ...

MORTGAGE CREDIT NEWS BY LOUIS S. BARNES

This week it is a tad more difficult than usual to thresh wheat from chaff. At the outset, ...

Mortgage News

We offer attractive financing options when children purchase with their parents. Contact us to find out more about ...

Rates Flat on Limited Economic Data

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as economic data was limited.  Of note, May Existing ...

Mortgage Credit News

BY LOUIS S. BARNES - June 23, 2017Financial markets are in a most peculiar place: standstill. This last ...

What Millennials Don’t Know about Qualifying & Why It’s Keeping Them from Buying

 Many customers, especially in the 18-34 year range, aren’t clear on what is needed to qualify for a ...