New Rules Hamper Housing Market

October 14, 2009 • 6 comments

I will be the first to agree that the mortgage industry was extremely under-regulated for years and feel that lack of oversight, among other things, was largely responsible for the […]

by Hunter Palmer

Mortgage Rates Spike

June 10, 2009 • 0 comments

Mortgage rates rose another .25% over the last week and now stand at 5.75% for thirty-year fixed with no points. We are seeing some steadying, however, as the bond market […]

by Hunter Palmer

No Real Mortgage Relief Despite Government Efforts

December 17, 2008 • 1 comment

To say 2008 has been a bad year for real estate is just a wee bit of an understatement. Property values have plunged by some 35% nationwide and foreclosures are […]

by Hunter Palmer