Mortgage / Finance

Anybody that's hung around the ActiveRain “water cooler” for any length of time understands the value of the relationships built on the site. AR is so much more than a social networking site, however.


It's also the place to get up-to-the-minute information on topics that affect your clients. Ask yourself: what's the most confusing aspect of buying a home for the real estate consumer? The answer is most likely financing the purchase. Credit scores and how they affect the mortgage rate, types of loan products, points, fees – whew! -- there's a lot to know about mortgages.


To serve your clients effectively you need to know about this stuff and keep abreast of changes in the mortgage industry. Thankfully, ActiveRain is not only popular with real estate agents and brokers but with finance professionals as well.


Whether you're an agent trying to figure out what the Fed's latest move means to your clients or a mortgage pro who needs input on how to build relationships with real estate agents, ActiveRain is the place to tap into a wealth of knowledge.

Trending blogs on Mortgage / Finance

 

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 1
Lending Home, Realty Shares and Patch of Land act as commercial hard money lenders, giving short time financing to real-estate investors. The following article gives details about of each them to help you decide which option is right for you.These three companies have good reputations and have a...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 0
Mortgage backed securities (MBS) were flat today at 102.91 having finished the day 20 basis points below resistance offered by the 100 day moving average. The 30 year was available at 4.00% today.  The 30 year jumbo was at 4.00%.  Whether in New England, the Mid Atlantic or the Midwest or anywher...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 2
“Builder Referrals and Trust”   The next step will be arranging for you to sit down with a representative from Right Trac Financial Group, a user friendly mortgage broker, located at 110 Main Street in Manchester.  I have known owner Joe Petrowsky most of my adult life and have the greatest respe...

By Robert Clapton
Comments 151
We have direct provider for BG/SBLC/LC from top AA rated banks in the world. HSBC London or HongKong ETC our leasing fee is 6+2 Genuine brokers and Borrower only. Please contact Mr Robert Clapton Contact: Email:  robert.clapton@rocketmail.com  Telephone: +44-777-650-6313 

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
Here's some very timely and useful information if anyone has had the unfortunate experience of losing their home to one of the recent storms or fires that have hit the nation courtesy of George Souto:  Many homeowners have recently lost their homes  by the  devastating damage caused by Hurricanes...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
Unfortunately, there's no end to what some businesses will promise.  In this case, they are preying on our veterans who may not realize these refinance offers are not what they promise to be: You're Looking Out for Veterans?        In today's issue of "I love my business but sometimes hate my ind...

By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
Commercial Bond Yields   CMB         GoC         Floating RateInsured Cost of Funds 5 Year - 2.17%CANHOU 12/15/22 [+0.03]       5 Year - 1.79%CAN 1.0 09/01/22 [+0.03]       1.23%                     [-]                       10 Year - 2.69%*CANHOU 03/15/28 [+0.05]       10 Year - 2.14%CAN 1.0 06...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 6
 “Changing Jobs Just Before Applying for a Mortgage”  I do have a question regarding my job and how it would affect loan approval etc.I've been here for 26 months, and would like to start looking for other positions out there with more pay, and possibly be closer to Tolland.I currently make 56k a...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 2
Well the long awaited government jobs report was finally released this morning and it was a bust.  Instead of gaining the anticipated 75,000 new jobs, the economy lost 33,000 creating a 108,000 negative swing.  Despite that the unemployment rate dropped to 4.2% for the first time since February 2...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 14
Just in time for the current market activity, Fannie Mae is doing it's best to stop condo sales for newer (and some older) condo projects in Florida.  New rules announced yesterday:  No loans to any condo associations where over 15% of owmers are in arears or not paying association fees. Kind of ...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 0
Mortgage backed securities (MBS) were down 6 basis points today at 102.16 having finished the day 20 basis points below resistance offered by the 100 day moving average. The 30 year was available at 4.00% today.  The 30 year jumbo was at 4.00%.  Whether in New England, the Mid Atlantic or the Mid...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 5
    “Sometimes the regulations just SUCK”  Hello Eric,Good Afternoon, see email from Joe. Per his email, I have to wait 3 or 5 years before I can buy a place for the kids and me. This is so disheartening.I thought once the divorce was complete, I would be done with my ex, but not the case. Is the...

By Mike Bjork
(American Pacific Mortgage)
Comments 0
http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com:  Provides a synopsis of the daily interest rates for mortgages and home loans and Interest Rate Trends.  You'll find insight on what is driving the interest rates for that particular day and some thoughts about short- term and long- term trends with the Interest...

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
Comments 0
Some of the best advice I can give for getting a home loan is to start early. I've included some information in this article to help you get started. Even if your time frame for buying a home is a year away, it's a good idea to talk with a home loan officer and find out if there is anything you ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On September 19, 2017, CoreLogic reported that the overall mortgage fraud risk jumped 16.9% or 13,404 applications had some kind of fraud in the 2nd quarter of 2017 from 12,718 applications in the 2nd quarter of 2016.State of New York was the highest state with overall fraud risk, while Iowa had ...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 1
We have arrived at the threshold of the government jobs report.  The report will be issued at 8:30 tomorrow morning and we will be able to see whether the ADP report was off the mark or whether fewer than expected jobs were created.  The report can really move markets with stocks wanting a bigger...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 0
Mortgage backed securities (MBS) were down 16 basis points today at 103.16 having come to fallen through support offered by the 100 day moving average. The 30 year conforming rose to 4.00% today.  The 30 year jumbo was at 4.00%.  Whether in New England, the Mid Atlantic or the Midwest or anywhere...

By Joan Beduze
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 2
It has been said that there are thousands of horror stories about Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, and they are all true.  BELIEVE IT !!  I have never in my life dealt with a company so hellbent on destroying the very consumer that they are SUPPOSED TO BE SERVING.  Why they are allowed to continue doin...

By Mike Bjork
(American Pacific Mortgage)
Comments 0
http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com:  Provides a synopsis of the daily interest rates for mortgages and home loans and Interest Rate Trends.  You'll find insight on what is driving the interest rates for that particular day and some thoughts about short- term and long- term trends with the Interest...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 1
“Feel Free to Check Me Out”  Hi, My wife and I are looking to purchase our first house and we have no idea really where to start so I asked a couple of friends, both of which mentioned your name. So, I did a little checking. I did a couple of searches online. I saw that you had a five star rating...