The Dow plummeted 666 points, the largest dive in the past two years. Though a weak stock market usually means a boost in bonds and therefore lower interest rates, there’s another point of influence that is keeping rates up: inflation.

If it sounds like it’s time to panic about locking or floating, just listen to our most trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), as he walks us through this week’s Mortgage Report. Are you shopping for a home? No matter what price range you’re buying in, BobMortgage, the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk — has the market knowledge to help you make the right decision. 

Don’t panic! Watch this week’s Mortgage Report instead!

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It’s a critical week for housing, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in our Mortgage Report. With the federal government thrown into chaos after a shutdown and a turbulent stock market, should you lock or float? 

Arm yourself with information in these quickly changing times from our most-trusted mortgage expert, senior mortgage adviser for the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk. 

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A lot of homeowners and buyers are feeling a bit of uncertainty in the market as we head into 2018, but thanks to his dedicated team of professionals, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) is ready to arm you with the facts you need to make the best decision for your household. It’s no wonder why Bob, the senior mortgage adviser for the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk — is our most-trusted name in home finance. 

What does the data say about 2018? Click through to find out in this week’s Mortgage Report:

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Last week’s news caused chaos, with the bottom falling out of the bond market and disruption throughout Washington. However, this weeks shows promise of rebound, with a better-than-projected jobs report and some much needed support in mortgage bonds. However, will job growth finally mean wage growth? And what about the upcoming rate decision from the Federal Reserve?

Should you lock or float? Watch this week’s Mortgage Report to find out. With so many variables in the market, there’s no better time to have a trusted mortgage adviser on your side, and there’s no better expert than Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk.

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If you’re a market watcher, chances are that you’re in desperate need of a manicure after all the nail-biting action on Wall Street. The Senate GOP passing a tax bill, as well as news about the FBI investigation into Trump associates’ contact with Russian envoys, all sent the market into a tizzy.

Of course, you may be wondering, as the bottom falls out of the bond market, whether you should lock or float … the answer? Listen to our most trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk, in this week’s Mortgage Report: 

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Rents are forecasted to rise 8 percent in the coming 12 months, and new home starts are up — giving the market some serious optimism when considering our housing supply issues. But Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage — senior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk), has some wisdom to share with renters: “You’re already paying a mortgage, it’s just not yours,” he says in this week’s issue of The Mortgage Report. “Stop giving the money to your landlord.”

This week’s episode shows you have to take the good with the bad. Though new home starts are up, so are initial jobless claims. And while there’s plenty of positive momentum in the market for the close of 2017, the bond market doesn’t seem to be getting that message. Should you lock or float? Tune into this week’s Mortgage Report to find out: 

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Buckle up, because there’s a lot of turbulence in the mortgage market right now. In this week’s mortgage report from Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgagesenior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk), — you’ll see all of the factors and variables that are making big waves in finance, underscoring how crucial it is to have an experience on your side. 

This week in particular has some big news that is sending shocks through the bond market, including a leadership change at the New York Federal Reserve. Other big news, such as the recent release of the Core Logic HPI forecast, as well as the two tax plans making their way through the House and Senate, will have huge effects on the mortgage market. 

Educate yourself and find out more about the hurdles for the housing market in this week’s Mortgage Report: 

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More details emerged about the GOP tax plan, plus President Donald Trump made his selection for the new chairman of the Federal Reserve. It’s a lot of news to digest, that’s for sure. Should you lock or float? With so many variables in the market, there’s no better time to have a trusted mortgage adviser on your side, and there’s no better expert than Bob Johnson (aka BobMortgage).

This week’s mortgage report paints a perfect picture of why an experienced mortgage advisor can save you thousands of dollars. There’s no better expert in the ups and downs of housing finance than Bob Johnsonsenior mortgage advisor for Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest private mortgage company. 

Educate yourself and find out more about the hurdles for the housing market in this week’s Mortgage Report: 

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