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Mortgage Report: Fed Will Raise Interest Rates This Week

By Joanna England / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s a big week for market watchers, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk, in the 74th episode of the Mortgage Report. According to our most-trusted mortgage expert, it’s take-it-to-the-bank certain that the Federal Reserve will raise the Fed Funds rate this week. However, don’t […]

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BobMortgage Zone: How Much Cash Does it Take to Close?

By Joanna England / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you buy a home, there are quite a few situations where buyers will need to pay cash to during the length of the transaction. But what are they, and how much will it cost? Our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) pulls back the curtain on how much cash you’ll need to buy […]

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BobMortgage Zone: What’s The Best Way to Buy a Home For Your Parent?

By Joanna England / July 26, 2018 / 1 Comment

Sometimes roles are reversed, and parents end up needing a hand financially. But what’s the best way to help a parent buy a home when they don’t have the financial means to do it themselves? It’s an interesting situation that Bob Johnson (AKA Bob Mortgage) came across recently. In today’s 15th BobMortgage Zone episode, the […]

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Mortgage Report: Bonds Weaken With News of Syria Bombing, Inflation

By Joanna England / April 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

There’s a lot of news for the market to digest, says our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk. Bonds fell through a key support level, and with news of President Trump’s decision to bomb Syria and the Fed’s watchdog-like concern regarding inflation, […]

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Mortgage Report: A Trade War With China Will Impact Mortgage Rates

By Joanna England / April 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Dow was down last week after news broke regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs totaling billions in the simmering trade war with China. Meanwhile, bonds rallied — at the expense of the stock market. Our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick […]

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The Mortgage Report: Trump’s Proposed Tariffs Send Shockwaves Through Housing Market

By Joanna England / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Trump administration announced a proposal for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, sending shockwaves through the housing market. With tariffs on Canadian lumber already driving up the cost of some types of housing, new tariffs on aluminum and steel could increase the overall cost for a new home even more. How will that affect […]

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