Mortgage Volatility vs. Stability

Mortgage Volatility vs. Stability

Looking Back:  In our last blog (Feb 2022), we indicated that there were three main factors at play in what promised to be a year of transition – inflation, lack of real estate inventory, and an abundance of home buyers. All three ended up growing over these last five...

Can You Rent Your Vacation Home?

Every year about this time the calls begin to come in.  They go something like this: “We were up skiing this weekend and would really like to buy a place up in the mountains … “Now, when you get as long in the tooth in this business as I am, you see a lot of trends...

The Fed, Rate Hikes, and What It All Really Means

“I heard the Fed raised mortgage rates.” You wouldn’t believe how often I hear that statement.  It is one of the biggest myths I have to dispel with borrowers.  Especially with borrowers who are concerned over looming interest rate hikes.  Well, dig in for a few...