Mortgage News

BobMortgage Zone: What’s Discussed During Pre-Qualification?

By Joanna England / November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the 29th episode of the BobMortgage Zone, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) gets down to the nitty gritty of that initial pre-qualification discussion. As Bob tells a client who hasn’t purchased a home in a while, the pre-qualification conversation isn’t anything you should be anxious about. Instead, it covers some important information that can help […]

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Mortgage Report: Fed Will Raise Interest Rates This Week

By Joanna England / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s a big week for market watchers, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk, in the 74th episode of the Mortgage Report. According to our most-trusted mortgage expert, it’s take-it-to-the-bank certain that the Federal Reserve will raise the Fed Funds rate this week. However, don’t […]

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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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Renovation Loans Can Get You Into Your Dream Neighborhood

By Joanna England / July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) hears it all the time. With our tight inventory, it’s hard to find a move-in ready home in your perfect neighborhood. Luckily, our most-trusted mortgage expert has a solution  — financing your renovation in your mortgage. Don’t be discouraged if you find the perfect location with great schools, wonderful amenities, and […]

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BobMortgage: Something’s Coming, And We’re Excited About it!

By Joanna England / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m sure you recognize Bob Johnson, AKA BobMortgage, our most-trusted mortgage expert and a senior mortgage adviser with the nation’s oldest lender, Wallick & Volk, from his weekly Mortgage Reports and his occasional BobMortgage Zone videos. No one helps us understand the nuances of the real estate market and how the economy at large affects […]

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The Mortgage Report: Don’t Panic! BobMortgage Offers Advice For Buyers in a Tricky Market

By Joanna England / February 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Dow plummeted 666 points, the largest dive in the past two years. Though a weak stock market usually means a boost in bonds and therefore lower interest rates, there’s another point of influence that is keeping rates up: inflation. If it sounds like it’s time to panic about locking or floating, just listen to […]

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