FOMC News Signals Multiple Rate Hikes Through 2024 The Federal Reserve is meeting today for the Federal Open Market Committee’s September policy setting session. Interest rates were not raised during this meeting, but the committee is discussing the process of tapering the Fed’s bond buying program. Tapering could begin this year, but rate increases are
Virtual Closings Will Be The New Normal in 2022 Since the onset of the Coronavirus in March 2020, virtual interactions have become more prevalent throughout society to keep the distance. This year in 2021, the real estate industry has also adopted this method of communication/commerce and is growing in popularity throughout the mortgage and real
Many Seniors Could Boost Their Retirement Income With A Reverse Mortgage A reverse mortgage allows a senior citizen to make money by receiving payments monthly against the home they own. This is a supplemental income source compared to more traditional investment income sources such as bank fixed deposits, national savings certificates, etc. This income is
Sandra Thompson Has Rapidly Improved The FHFA There have been rumors President Biden is electing a new FHFA director. Despite whether this is true or not Sandra Thompson deserves a round of applause for her work. She has literally cleaned up the mess her predecessor has made and has done a great job of it.
California Is The Most Affordable State For Teachers To Buy A Home For an educator or teacher looking to buy a home, California is the most favorable state price-wise to buy a home. Fresno, Merced, Riverside, Modesto, and Bakersfield are among the most affordable areas in California for a mortgage. A teacher in California earns
No Cost Mortgage Refinancing Allows Many To Tap The Equity Boom Refinancing usually comes with upfront fees. This can deter many homeowners from refinancing, even though doing so would greatly improve their financial profile. If they don’t have enough savings to cover the closing costs, economically disadvantaged homeowners will not have access to refinancing options.