If the stock markets were a roller coaster ride, we’re at the point where gravity takes charge as passengers’ arms are thrown in the air and the whole screaming mass plummets to toward the earth. Sounds dramatic, right? Thanks to interest rate concerns, the Dow fell by more than 400 points since last Wednesday, notes our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) — and though such a free fall in the stock market usually indicates a rise in more secure bond investments, we’re not seeing that trend right now. 

So, when will the bottom fall out? And should you lock or float? Find out all of that and more from BobMortgage, senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk, in this week’s Mortgage Report:

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Despite the fact that mortgage interest rates are on the rise, the pace of home purchases hasn’t abated, says our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk.

Naturally, the stock market’s gradual dive has caused some trepidation for investors and buyers, but with an experienced mortgage expert at your side, you don’t have to gnaw your fingernails over the market. Wondering what you should do in this market? Find out whether you should lock or float now in today’s Mortgage Report.

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It’s a busy economic news week, with new and pending home sales reports released, as well as the Fed’s favorite measure of inflation — personal consumption and expenditures. Last week ended on a moderately positive note, but many feel that rate hikes are are coming this year, says our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (aka BobMortgage) the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk.

Should you lock or float? Don’t panic — with more than 20 years helping buyers find the perfect loan for their home purchase, BobMortgage reads the tea leaves of today’s market better than anyone else. For his expert take, watch The Mortgage Report after the jump!

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The first hurdle that a homebuyer must surmount is the down payment on their mortgage. A tidy some with all of those zeroes, due closing, can be really intimidating for first-time buyers. Where can you get all that cash to secure the home of your dreams? Our most-trusted mortgage adviser, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), tells us in today’s BobMortgage Zone

Spoiler alert! You can use cash as a gift toward your down payment at closing. But who is allowed to give you the money? Find out from the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk — right now!

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A lot of homeowners and buyers are feeling a bit of uncertainty in the market as we head into 2018, but thanks to his dedicated team of professionals, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) is ready to arm you with the facts you need to make the best decision for your household. It’s no wonder why Bob, the senior mortgage adviser for the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk — is our most-trusted name in home finance. 

What does the data say about 2018? Click through to find out in this week’s Mortgage Report:

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Maybe you’ve found the perfect neighborhood, but the best home for your budget is far from perfect. Renovation can be expensive, says Bob Johnson (aka BobMortgage), but don’t be afraid of taking out a renovation loan. Our most-trusted expert in lending, the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk — has all the information you need when considering an overhaul on your house.

Ready to make an investment that could change your life? Watch this week’s BobMortgage Zone after the jump!

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Last week’s news caused chaos, with the bottom falling out of the bond market and disruption throughout Washington. However, this weeks shows promise of rebound, with a better-than-projected jobs report and some much needed support in mortgage bonds. However, will job growth finally mean wage growth? And what about the upcoming rate decision from the Federal Reserve?

Should you lock or float? Watch this week’s Mortgage Report to find out. With so many variables in the market, there’s no better time to have a trusted mortgage adviser on your side, and there’s no better expert than Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk.

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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 yourself with our most trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), senior mortgage advisor at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick & Volk:

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