Mortgage-backed securities are trading at the top of the range, says BobMortgage, and we have a busy economic calendar this week. Will MBSs break above the resistance level and establish a new upward trend leading to lower rates? In this week’s Mortgage ReportBobMortgage sares why rate breakouts are the exception, not the rule, and what that means for homebuyers.

Now, you may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. But Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

Will MBSs break through the resistance level? Should you lock or float? Find out now:

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Want the TMI on PMI? There are ways you can avoid Private Mortgage Insurance all together, says BobMortgage. In this week’s Mortgage Report, which is right after the jump, you can discover how to save serious money on your home purchase. 

Now, you may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. But Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

Jump to get the TMI on PMI:

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Last week, we talked about what an underwriter is looking for when qualifying a buyer for pre-approval. This week, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) is here to shed some light on making an offer.

Are you losing out every time you put an offer on a home? Does your mortgage letter state you have been pre-qualified for your home loan? Need to close quick but not sure how to accomplish it. Winning the offer and getting approved is all about playing offense, Johnson says. In today’s BobMortgage Zone, Bob Johnson of Wallick & Volk gives you the insider tips to winning the offer and unlocking your approval.

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There are a lot of factors at play that are influencing the mortgage market, including a bullish bond market and possible Fed interest rate increases, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in this week’s Mortgage Report.

You may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

THIS WEEK: We have a bullish bond market and analysts predicting a quarter-point increase soon. How is that impacting mortgage interest rates? Should you lock or float?

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In the year ahead, what indicators can we look for to gauge interest rates? Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) shares his outlook on 10-year bond and 30-year mortgage rates.

You may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

THIS WEEK: Looking at interest rates in the year ahead.

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Interest rates are the lowest they’ve been in a month says BobMortgage in our latest edition of The Mortgage Report. But how much change can we expect in 2017?

You may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

THIS WEEK: Interest rates have hit a valley. Should you lock or float?

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He’s the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the nation’s oldest privately-held mortgage company. These folks have been in mortgage lending since 1932.

His name is Bob Johnson. But we call him BobMortgage.

Bob Johnson has helped more than 25,000 families get into the homes of their dreams, in 20 plus years of lending service.

Now with five offices across the DFW metroplex, the nation’s oldest mortgage firm is helping thousands of consumers get into homes with the most up-to-date financial information possible. Wallick & Volk brings experience and integrity into every single loan, but they also deliver a highly personalized touch that conforms to each client’s need. Is it speed of delivery, unique products, total transaction transparency, or great pricing you need? Wallick & Volk has it all in a broker-friendly banking platform that can do the impossible when it comes to home financing.

“We know consumers want speed, great rates, and even better deals,” says Bob. “We take the “complicated” out of home loans.”

So fasten your seat belt: every week BobMortgage will give us a rundown of the market from Wallick & Volk, with inside information on the financial markets and how they affect and influence your home purchase power.

THIS WEEK: The fed held steady on rates, while mortgage bonds have edged higher. There are jitters in European banking centers, but! U.S. consumer confidence is up, the Dow is up, what does BobMortgage say you ought to do?

Welcome to this week’s mortgage report: