Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Thoughts for the Week of February 25, 2013

March 1st is just a few days away and it appears the $85b in automatic spending cuts will likely be triggered, at least initially. It truly is amazing the inability of our Congressional leaders to work together to accomplish anything. … Continue reading

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Obama Considering HARP for Non-Agency Borrowers

This is for all the responsible homeowners out there who are current on their mortgages but have been unable to refinance because they could not qualify for the HARP program because their mortgage is not owned by Fannie or Freddie. … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of February 11, 2013

Last week we saw interest rates basically unchanged for the week but with lots of up/down volatility in between. For the month of February, we have been staying in this tight range. Using real time monitoring of rate conditions and … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why NOW is the Time to Buy a Home

Many potential buyers are still waiting in the wings, not sure that now is the time to buy a house.  They are often afraid of buying before the market has fully recovered, and are concerned that they may lose out if they jump in … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of February 4, 2013

Last week we saw rates increase slightly as forecasted. Friday we saw the most volatility with the MBS markets improving immediately after the Jan jobs report, only to fall back below where they started the day and seeing most lenders … Continue reading

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