Automate Your Home

   Automating Your Home with Smart TechnologyWith the advancements that have been made in technology in just the past decade, there are many new ways to incorporate faster, more efficient, and cost-effective solutions to everyday tasks and problems. One big trend that we are seeing right now is home automation, or “smart homes.” ...
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EXISTING HOME SALES SLIP, BUT STILL STRONG

 EXISTING HOME SALES SLIP, BUT STILL STRONG ___ Published Date 1/24/2017 Nothing new; yesterday the bond and mortgage markets improved, the 10 yr -6 bps to 2.41%, MBS prices +36 bps. This morning once again no follow-through as has been the case for weeks now. Yesterday the dollar under pressur ...
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Daily Mortgage Market Overview

Take a look at the Daily Mortgage Market Overview.Daily Mortgage Market Overview   Today's Mortgage Rate SummaryHow Rates Move:Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortga ...
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Lower USDA Fees

USDA Lower USDA FeesGood news!Both the upfront guarantee fee and annual fee (collectively the “fee schedule”) for purchase and refinance using USDA Rural Development’s home loan program will decrease on October 1, 2016, the first day of fiscal year 2017.The upfront guarantee fee will drop from 2.75% to 1%, and the annual fee from 0.5% to 0.35 ...
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