Mortgage Bonds

BobMortgage Zone: Conforming Loan Limits Increase — What Buyers Need to Know

By Joanna England / December 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ever find yourself in a lending no-man’s land? As home prices have gone up, conventional loan limits have lagged, leaving fewer options for those who want to buy a pricier home that doesn’t fit in the “jumbo” category, which has stricter underwriting requirements. This could be a boon for so many homebuyers! Sound confusing? Educate […]

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The Mortgage Report: Headline News Send Mortgage Bonds Sinking

By Joanna England / December 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you’re a market watcher, chances are that you’re in desperate need of a manicure after all the nail-biting action on Wall Street. The Senate GOP passing a tax bill, as well as news about the FBI investigation into Trump associates’ contact with Russian envoys, all sent the market into a tizzy. Of course, you […]

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BobMortgage Zone: This One Mistake Could Cost Homebuyers $71,000

By Joanna England / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The homebuying process is absolutely riddled with pitfalls, and it’s easy to make what seems like a small mistake, only to find out that it costs big money years later. That’s why we trust the expert advice of Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage — senior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk) when it comes to […]

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The Mortgage Report: Rising Rents And New Home Starts Create Momentum For Homebuyers

By Joanna England / November 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Rents are forecasted to rise 8 percent in the coming 12 months, and new home starts are up — giving the market some serious optimism when considering our housing supply issues. But Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage — senior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk), has some wisdom to share with renters: “You’re already paying […]

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The Mortgage Report: Federal Reserve Leadership Changes, Plus Home Price Forecasts and a Tax Plan Breakdown

By Joanna England / November 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Buckle up, because there’s a lot of turbulence in the mortgage market right now. In this week’s mortgage report from Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgagesenior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk), — you’ll see all of the factors and variables that are making big waves in finance, underscoring how crucial it is […]

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The Mortgage Report: GOP Tax Plan and Federal Reserve News Make Waves in Market

By Joanna England / November 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

More details emerged about the GOP tax plan, plus President Donald Trump made his selection for the new chairman of the Federal Reserve. It’s a lot of news to digest, that’s for sure. Should you lock or float? With so many variables in the market, there’s no better time to have a trusted mortgage adviser […]

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