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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 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: A busy week of economic reports will influence mortgage rates. Should you lock or float?

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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 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: The Trump Administration is targeting tax reform, and how new existing home sales numbers could influence the mortgage market.

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With its brand new Dallas office at 5910 N. Central Expressway, Suite 725, Guardian Mortgage Company has expanded its Texas footprint to six offices, with 12 total locations nationwide.

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Wade Betz

The company currently operates offices in Grand Blanc and Troy, Michigan; El Paso, Plano, Arlington, Richardson and San Antonio, Texas; Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Scottsdale, Arizona. Offices in Denver, Colorado are slated to open later this year.

The new digs, just off of Mockingbird Lane in the Merrill Lynch tower, will be helmed by Wade Betz. Betz, a New Orleans expat and SMU alum, has been a steadfast presence at Guardian Mortgage Company for more than a decade, and will ably lead the new office as branch manager.

“I’ve worked for the company for over 10 years, and this is an exciting time for us,” Betz said. “I’m so excited to spearhead this new venture for Dallas homebuyers.”

The new branch is now open and serving Dallas-area buyers, and Betz is on the lookout for experienced loan officers to join his team.

“We want the best of the best,” Betz said. “Our buyers deserve nothing less!”

 

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We love hearing stories that really put a face on the good people in the home loan industry, which is why we’re so thrilled to feature Pete Amaya of Guardian Mortgage Company on the blog today. He’s this month’s Guardian Angel, and we love that he’s putting down roots in Prosper, building a new home, and using Guardian Mortgage as his lender. If that’s not loyalty, we don’t know what is!

Jump to read more about Amaya, who is quite the gardening enthusiast, and why he chose a career with Guardian Mortgage Company.

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When Michael Lima’s father started working with the U.S. military, his family lived off the coast of Portugal on the Azores Islands. From there, he’s lived all over the globe, but chose to settle down in the great state of Texas. But even more remarkable is how this longtime mortgage professional chose to make a career at Guardian Mortgage.

You’ll have to read our great Q&A with Lima to get that interesting story, but you’ll also learn about what an amazing businessman Michael Lima is, easily earning him the title of this month’s Guardian Angel. See why we’re spotlighting the incredibly talented professionals at Guardian Mortgage every month by learning about the people who make this company great.

Jump to learn more about Michael Lima, and check back on the blog every month to meet a new Guardian Angel at Guardian Mortgage.

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Do you use both sides of your brain? This month’s Guardian Angel Ricky Phillips does. Not only does he love the problem-solving, number-crunching aspect of being a mortgage officer, but he’s also deeply smitten with the color-coordinating, detail-minding aspect of owning his own interior design business.

Methinks that Phillips would be a great one-stop-shop for first-time homebuyers as they find just the right loan for their dream home and just the right decor, too.

It’s that kind of attentiveness and creativity that makes the professionals at Guardian Mortgage stand out in the crowd. Jump to find out more about Phillips and how he helps people live their dreams in both of his professions.

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5505 Northaven Front

When I see a home that is priced to sell in a great neighborhood, I’m constantly asking myself “What’s the catch?” OK, sure, there are beautiful floors and lovely landscaping, but what’s the catch? Where is the bottom going to fall out?

This home, though, is in a wonderful neighborhood with mature trees and sparkling front yards and is in impeccable shape for being built in 1974. While it’s been updated here and there, the construction is quality and the interiors are clean as a whistle. It’s a home that is great for someone who has an eye on just a few updates and wants a home with solid bones and a huge lot.

Trust me: When you see this house, you might want to have your checkbook handy. No better way to get the ball rolling than to make sure you’re ready to put in your highest and best offer by calling Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans. She can make sure you get the right loan for your dream home, so don’t hesitate to call her today.

Take a look at these timeless interiors after the jump.

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2203 W Colorado Front

This home is such an incredible value nestled in one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in North Oak Cliff. Located inside Stevens Park Village, you might expect this home to another quaint Austin stone cottage like the many that line the blocks of this insular neighborhood just off of Fort Worth Avenue.

You’d be flat wrong, though, as this two-story Prairie style home has so much open space and plenty of contemporary features that it will astonish you what the sellers have fit onto a less-than-one-quarter-acre lot.

The amenities alone put this house in a league with our other High Caliber Homes of the Week, and if this home catches your eye, be ready to submit your highest and best offer and get pre-approved with Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans. She’s an expert who is ready to make sure you get your dream home, so don’t waste your time! Call Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans today.

Are you ready to get your socks knocked off? Jump and see the amazing value this Stevens Park Village home holds.

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