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ZERO DOWN LOANS IN MINNESOTA!!! YES WE HAVE THEM! - 08/31/10 01:04 PM
USDA LOAN PROGRAM WILL GET YOU INTO A HOME WITH ZERO DOWN! Basic requirements of the USDA loan program: 100% financing, 30-yr fixed, NO PMI Single family homes only Must have at least a 680 credit score, and no more than a 45% debt-to-income ratio Up to 3% seller paid closing costs Has to be in a rural area (That does not mean its out in the country in every case) Home Buyer Class Required Must be first-time buyer (or not owned a home in the past 3-years) FOR MOR INFORMATION CONTACT MY OFFICE!
RATES ARE STILL HANGING IN LOW 4'S!!!!! OPEN HOUSES THIS WEEKEND? - 08/30/10 11:34 AM
ANOTHER WEEKEND GONE BUY AND RATES ARE STILL GREAT! THERE WAS A COUPLE OF OPEN HOUSES BY ME WHERE I LIVE AND I SEEN TRAFFIC AT THEM...WOW! JUST WONDER IF ELSEWHERE HAS ANYONE NOTICE ANY MORE TRAFFIC OUT THERE??? TRYING TO STAY POSTIVE AND KEEP MY HEAD UP AND HOPING THESE BUYERS COME OUT FOR ALL YOU REALTORS OUT THERE. I KNOW THE LOANS WILL COME! EVERYONE MAKE IT A GREAT WEEK OUT THERE! :)
Great weekend for open houses in Minnesota - 08/27/10 10:35 AM
Sun will be shinning, school is still out and the mortgage rates are great! People should be out running around doing school shopping, and even garage sales. My drive to work this morning I never seen so many garage sale signs. Hope everyone has great traffic though their homes this weekend and offers come in and I get some loans from all this activity I hope :) (0 comments)
Rates in the 3's for a 30 year fix!!!!! Never seen that before!!! - 08/26/10 02:57 PM
I got my rate sheet yesterday and my bottom rate on a 30 year fix conventional loan was 3.875 with a 1% discount point. That is the first time I ever seen a rate in the 3's for a 30 year fix. Will rates go lower??? Who knows but money is cheap right now to loan. Just got to find those buyers to use this cheap money. If your renting right now and have a good credit score and a down payment now is the time to make a move into a home. How long can this last!!! Good luck to all (1 comments)
Buy a home, lose your job, MORTGAGE PAYMENT IS MADE FOR YOU?????? - 08/25/10 10:31 AM
WOW!!! WHAT A DEAL PURCHASE A HOME AND IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB YOUR MORTGAGE PAYMENT IS MADE FOR YOU!!!!! THIS IS A PRODUCT THAT WE ARE ROLLING OUT IN SEPT. WILL THIS HELP PEOPLE FELL MORE AT EASE, AND GET THEM OFF THE FENCE TO BUY A HOUSE???? DONT HAVE ALL THE DETAILS HOW ALL THIS WORKS YET OR COST. BUT I THINK THIS WOULD HELP THE HOMEBUYERS MARKET!!! I THINK THIS IS ONE OF THE MAIN REASON WHY PEOPLE ARE NOT BUYING RIGHT NOW :) I WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED WHEN I FIND OUT MORE ON THIS PRODUCT. (2 comments)
HIRING MORTGAGE BANKERS!!!!!!!!!! LIVE LEADS!!!! GREAT PAY!!!! - 08/24/10 12:40 PM
IM LOOKING TO HIRE 2 MORTGAGE BANKERS TO ADD TO OUR OFFICE. GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED MORTGAGE SERVICES L.P. IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY-HELD MORTGAGE COMPANIES IN THE UNITED STATES THAT STARTED IN 1994 IN PA. GREAT PAY SCALE, BENEFITS AND WE PROVIDE LIVE LEADS TO YOU! PLEASE EMAIL ME IF YOU WANT TO BE PART OF A WINNING TEAM THAT MAKES IT HAPPEN! INTERVIEWS EVERY MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS. SOLSON@GATEWAY-FUNDING.COM (1 comments)
WHY USE GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED MORTGAGE SERVICES - 08/24/10 12:30 PM
THE GATEWAY OFFICE IN MINNESOTA IS LOCATED 10 MINUTES EAST OF THE AIRPORT OFF OF HIGHWAY 494. OUR OFFICE HAS THE AVERAGE EXPERIENCE OF OVER 15 YEARS IN THE FINANCE INDUSTRY. WE ARE ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY-HELD MORTGAGE BANKERS IN THE COUNTRY. GATEWAY STARTED IN 1994 IN PA. WHERE THE CORPORATE OFFICE IS TODAY. WE HAVE IN HOUSE PROCESSOR AND UNDERWRITERS THAT ARE FAST AND COMMUNICATES ON A REGULAR BASIS TO KEEP US UP TO DATE ON ALL LOAN FILES. OUR CLOSING COST ARE $700 LOWER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE AND ARE RATES ARE SOME OF THE BEST OUT THERE. WE (0 comments)
Traffic at open houses???? - 08/23/10 03:42 PM
WAS TALKING TO A REALTOR THAT HAD 3 OPEN HOUSES LAST WEEKEND AND ON ONE HOME HAD NOBODY SHOW UP AND THE OTHER 2 TWO COUPLES AT BOTH. WHERE ARE THOSE BUYERS??? IS THIS COMMON WITH ALL OPEN HOUSES OUT THERE AT THIS TIME. IN THE PAST I REMEMBER WHEN YOU WOULD HAVE LIKE 20 PEOPLE COMING THOUGH THOSE HOUSES AGENTS WOULD TELL ME. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS OR OPINIONS ABOUT OPEN HOUSES AND THE TRAFFIC YOUR GETTING THOUGH. THANKS FOR YOUR OPIONS AND COMMENTS!!!! (3 comments)
Simple Interest and compound interest????, Heres the difference! - 08/20/10 10:49 AM
When making your mortgage payment every month you are paying compound interest. This means every payment goes toward your unpaid interest and principal balance. Simple interest is where you are paying on just your principal balance. A simple interest loan you can see you can pay off much faster because you are not paying interest on top of interest like a compound interest loan. I get this question alot and most people dont know the difference, hope this helps some of you. (0 comments)
WE BEAT THE BANK EVERYDAY! - 08/19/10 10:21 AM
HERE AT GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED MORTGAGE SERVICES L.P. WE BEAT THE BANK EVERY DAY! WE HAVE BETTER RATES AND NO APPLICATION FEES. WE CAN ALSO CLOSE A LOAN MUCH FASTER WITH OUR FAST PROCESSING TEAM. we DO MORTGAGES AND THATS ALL WE DO!! THE AVERAGE EXPERIENCE IN OUR OFFICE IS OVER 15 YEARS IN THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY. GIVE A CALL AND LET US MAKE IT HAPPEN FOR YOU! (0 comments)
Brett Farve is back on Vikings practice field today! :) - 08/18/10 03:25 PM
Great to see brett is back with the Vikings. Love Minnesota Football! I hope he still will have a big impact on the game even though he is a year older. I cant imagine getting hit like he does and getting back up at his age. How far will the Vikings go this year, has to be Brett's last year. I think this is the year the Vikings will do it. MAKE IT TO THE BIG SHOW!!!!
Steps for a smooth loan closing - 08/18/10 02:20 PM
1) Arrange and perform a pre-closing interview with both the Loan Officer and Title Closing Agent. This will ensure that both parties have identical information regarding the transaction. It is extremely important to speak to them several days before closing. HINT: DO NOT TAKE FINAL NUMBER INFORMATION FROM YOUR REALTOR While they "may" have received some "final" numbers, they are NOT the official correct source of final number information. They usually get their initial information from the Title Closer BEFORE that information has been reviewed, verified, and possibly corrected by the lender. They may or may not have the most current (0 comments)
Mortgage Bankers WANTED to work in new office!! - 08/18/10 12:32 PM
New office with Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services L.P. open up in Inver Grove Heights off of hwy 494. We are one of the largest privately-held mortgage bankers in the United States which started in 1994. Last year volume was about 4 Billion dollars with our corporate office in PA. Great pay,benefits, leads and great support staff. Please email me if you have a interest in this great opportunity. email@example.com
Rates at all time LOW since 1971 when rates started to be tracked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 08/12/10 12:09 PM
U.S. mortgage rates sank to the lowest level in decades this week, pushed down by the weak economy and the Federal Reserve's move to help lift the recovery by purchasing government debt. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for 30-year fixed loans this week was 4.44 percent, down from 4.49 percent last week. That's the lowest since Freddie Mac began tracking rates in 1971. The average rate on the 15-year fixed loan dropped to 3.92 percent, down from 3.95 percent last week and the lowest on record. Rates have fallen since spring and the government's July jobs report has (0 comments)
HIRING LOAN OFFICERS IN MINNESOTA- OFFICE LOCATED AT hWY 494 AND 52 IN IGH - 08/11/10 10:15 AM
THE INVER GROVE HEIGHTS OFFICE FOR GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED MORTGAGE SERVICES L.P. WHO IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY-HELD MORTGAGE COMPANIES IN THE UNITED STATES THAT STARTED IN 1994. GREAT COMP PLAN!!! YOU GET LIVE LEADS!! PLEASE EMAIL ME IF YOU HAVE A INTEREST IN JOING A WINNING TEAM WITH LOTS OF SUPPORT. SOLSON@GATEWAY-FUNDING.COM (0 comments)
MINNESOTA CONNECTIONS!!!!!!!! - 08/10/10 01:18 PM
IM LOOKING FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS TO WORK WITH THAT WANTS A LOAN OFFICER WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND CARES ABOUT HIS CLIENTS. GREAT COMMUNICATIONS AND WILL GET THE LOAN DONE FOR YOU. I DO GIVE REAL ESTATE AGENTS REFERRALS FROM TIME TO TIME ALSO FROM MY HUGE DATABASE OF PAST CLIENTS. IF YOUR LOOKING TO MAKE IT HAPPEN, GIVE ME A CALL. WE ARE ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY-HELD MORTGAGE COMPANIES IN THE UNITED STATES STARTED IN 1994. LOOKING FORWARD HEARING FROM YOU! THANKS!
FHA RULES CHANGING SEPT 7TH???????????? - 08/09/10 12:16 PM
I just heard that FHA is changing the upfront MI fee to 1% from 2.25% but the monthly MI fee is going up from .55 to .90 with adjusting upto 1.55% in the future. If anybody has more detail that would be great on these changes since its so close to the change. PLease make a comment if you know anything about this (1 comments)
$800 Billion Stimulus though Fannie and Freddie???????????????? - 08/06/10 02:05 PM
The rumors are continuing to grow louder that the Obama administration is planning to announce a massive stimulus via the housing market later this month. Earlier this week, the word was that the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might subsidize mortgage refinancing at below-market interest rates. But today, a possibility is being talked about where the GSEs instead (or maybe also) forgive the principal on the underwater mortgages they own or guarantee. James Pethokoukis of Reuters suggests that this could amount to as much as $800 billion. This would be such a huge move that it's hard to wrap (0 comments)
15 year rate mortgages below 4% - 08/05/10 05:21 PM
A plunge in mortgage rates is giving homeowners a rare opportunity to lock in a 15-year fixed-rate loan for less than 4 percent.Rates haven't dipped this low in decades. For those who can qualify, it's the chance to pay off a home in half the time while saving tens of thousands of dollars But the lower rates on short-term loans are not likely to ignite the refinancing market. Most people can't afford the higher monthly payments required by a 15-year fixed mortgage compared with a more traditional 30-year loan. Give me a call today and lock a great rate in!!!!!!!!!
Shawn (0 comments)
Housing crisis, 15 million homeowners are upside down! - 08/05/10 10:42 AM
Three years into the housing crisis, nearly 15 million homeowners owe more than their homes are worth, and an estimated one in four mortgage defaults is voluntary. Those figuires are scary, what would happen if those homeowners started to walk away from their homes like so many have. A plan has to be put into place and not with the help of the govenment, that would just makes everything worse.
Shawn Olson Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage
651-451-2744 (3 comments)
Property taxes higher and home value lower?????? - 08/04/10 05:14 PM
My house value goes down but my property taxes goes up????????? I hear this alot from people and I think the tax man are inflating values to get that tax $$$$$$$$$$$ What will this do the the real estate market and appraisal that are being done out there. I had one house in cambridge tax value was 245,000 and appraised value came back at 175,000. What do you think????? Shawn Olson Mortgage Banker Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Serviceas 651-451-2744 (1 comments)
Will 30 year rates go into the 3's????????????????? - 08/03/10 10:13 AM
Just when you think rates hit rock bottom they go down even more. Where are the rates going????? We need buyers out in the market and it seems they are just not there like it should be. What do we have to do to get this market HOT!!!!!!!!!!!! Interest free loans for 10 years??? LOL!!! Give me some feedback :)
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