Mortgage Report: Inflation Remains Stable, But Fed Comments Influence Bond Market

By Joanna England / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

As our most-trusted mortgage expert told us in last week’s Mortgage Report, there was news on the way that could definitely influence the bond market. Those indicators were the PCE, one of the Fed’s favorite measures of inflation, and of course Fed chairman Jerome Powell’s comments.  As expected, the bond market had a bit of […]

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Mortgage Report: Last Week’s New Stunned The Market; Here’s What is Ahead

By Joanna England / September 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

News reports that came in over last week had drastic affects on the mortgage market, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in this week’s Mortgage Report. If you follow BobMortgage on Instagram, you could have caught his conversion from a “float” position to a “lock” position as the bond market took a spectacular dive.  This morning, […]

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Mortgage Report: Inflation is Staying in Check, But What About Tariffs?

By Joanna England / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the 68th episode of the Mortgage Report, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) gives us some perspective on how inflation is measured and how it affects housing, especially considering the increasing cost of materials due to tariffs, which could result in costs for new homes and renovations being passed on to the consumer. It’s a tricky […]

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Mortgage Report: Market Factors Combine to Create Perfect Storm For Clients

By Joanna England / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Low inflation, a lower-than-expected increase in jobs, and some less-than-stellar bond market performance has upset the apple cart a bit. We consulted our most-trusted mortgage expert to find out how the quickly changing market dynamics will affect our readers. In this week’s Mortgage Report, Bob Johnson, (AKA BobMortgage) offers the kind of market insight that […]

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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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