Lately, the stock market has had more ups and downs than a teenage romance, but those who are looking for safer investments haven’t found the bond market to be any salve to our economic turbulence. But for those who are reading the tea leaves, when is the best time to lock in a rate? Should you get serious about buying now?

In the face of so much change, we’re glad to have our most-trusted mortgage expert on tap, even at his daughter’s volleyball practice! Hear what Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) has to say in this week’s Mortgage Report, presented by the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk


Surprisingly, bonds were up last week at the close of the market on Friday — a welcome, but modest change in the face of a turbulent stock market. Though the Federal reserve put off an interest rate increase, that could change in the coming months. And though employment figures have positive momentum, reports show the job market is coming up just short of projections. 

There are so many variables affecting mortgages, so we’re always looking to our most-trusted mortgage expert — Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), the senior mortgage adviser for the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk — to interpret the tea leaves. Should you lock or float? Find out in this week’s Mortgage Report now: 


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, the market has been vexingly mixed. Though BobMortgage recommended to carefully float last week, all of these variables could influence your financial health even more.

Should you lock or float? Trust BobMortgage to give you the answers in this week’s Mortgage Report. Jump to find out more: 


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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?