Dallas Mortgage News

Mortgage Report: Lock or Float? This Week’s Economic News Will Influence Mortgage Rates

By Joanna England / May 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

The jobs report will headline a busy economic calendar this week. The release of those numbers will be influential as to the direction of mortgage rates. Which way will they go? Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) shares his opinion in today’s Mortgage Report. You may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior mortgage advisor at Wallick & Volk, the […]

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The Mortgage Report: Trump’s Tax Reform and Existing Home Sales Figures

By Joanna England / April 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Last week’s news that the Trump Administration would set tax reform in its sights, as well as new numbers on existing home sales could have a serious impact on the market. How will mortgages be affected? Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) shares his opinion in today’s Mortgage Report. You may know him as Bob Johnson, the senior […]

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Hidden Costs of Homeownership Can Add Up to Almost $10,000 Per Year

By Leah Shafer / August 18, 2015 / 3 Comments

At CandysDirt, we love real estate and we love homeownership! But with a house comes expenses beyond the mortgage and insurance. For the unprepared buyer, these can be a rude surprise. And nobody likes those. We’ve seen it before: First-time homebuyers focusing solely on the list price of a house when deciding how much they can […]

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Mortgage Choice Act Would Ease Mortgage Qualifications as Foreclosures Jump

By Jon Anderson / May 1, 2015 / 2 Comments

By Jon Anderson Columnist No, I didn’t dig this out of my 2008 file drawer. According to RealtyTrac, March 2015 saw an 11 percent jump in foreclosures across the U.S. compared to February. That translates into 152,147 homes rocketing down the chute to foreclosure and the loss of people’s homes in the first quarter of […]

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Guardian Angels: Whether Cycling or Caring For Clients, Mark Watson Steps Up

By Joanna England / November 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

It’s true: Some of the most amazing, dedicated people in the mortgage industry work for our hometown lender, Guardian Mortgage. These are the same folks who answer phone calls after hours, always greet you with a smile in the checkout line, and volunteer to make our communities better. In short, these people step up. That’s […]

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Modern Marvel on Abbott is Shining Star of Contemporary Architecture Row

By Candy Evans / October 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Want to know one of the hottest neighborhoods in town where Baby Boomers are buying every inch of land they can grab? I call it Contemporary Architecture Row, a sliver of land between Highland Park, the Katy Trail and Turtle Creek, about one block long in Northern Heights. Here you will find 60 by […]

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