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2015 

Mortgage bond prices finished the week near unchanged which held rates steady. Trading started on a slightly positive note amid no data Monday. The 2-year Treasury auction Monday was met with weak demand. Consumer confidence printed at 96.5 versus the expected 93.5. Thin trading was evident throu...
12/31/2015
The new Closing Disclosure (CD) issued by the lender for a new loan transaction is intended to be a final, accurate representation of the closing costs and the cash required from the buyer. In reality, the initial CD has proven to be a close representation of the cash needed by the buyer at closi...
12/30/2015
 Please click on the link to view 13 properties for sale and under contract in the historic, desirable central subdivisions of Colonia Solana and El Encanto Estates.http://www.flexmls.com/link.html?15d2mifvijaa,12,1 Thinking of buying or selling residential real estate in Central Tucson?  I have ...
12/30/2015
Just before the Christmas holiday – in fact, exactly a week before, on December 18, 2015 – the President signed legislation that renews the tax deductibility of mortgage insurance (MI) premiums for qualified borrowers through 2016.This new legislation is effective for purchase and refinance trans...
12/30/2015
Price reduced to $189,999, below the Zillow.com "Zestimate".  Please click on the link to view the Zillow.com listing for 1919 Water St, in Central Tucson, AZ. http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1919-E-Water-St-Tucson-AZ-85719/99394173_zpid/ New lower price, priced below the Zillow.com "Zestimate"...
12/26/2015
Mortgage credit scores can be different than the scores given to consumers by other sources, such as credit card providers like Discover or credit services such as Credit Karma. Mortgage credit scoring generates three scores typically for each consumer with the middle score numerically being the ...
12/23/2015
It should have been a front-page, headline-screaming report, a VERY interesting piece of information was buried several paragraphs deep into a Wall Street Journal story on the reasons the housing market isn’t doing a better job at boosting the U.S. economy.  The percentage of homeowners who are u...
12/20/2015
Located at 1919 E Water Street, Tucson, AZ 85719.  New lower price, priced below the Zillow.com "Zestimate". Charming 3 bedroom and 2 bath, 1,530 SqFt red brick bungalow nestled in the heart of Central Tucson with NO HOA. Desirable N/S orientation, privacy with mountain views. Fantastic central l...
12/20/2015
Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly lower which pushed rates a bit higher. Trading started on a sharply negative note as traders positioned themselves ahead of the expected Fed rate hike. We recovered some of the losses later in the week amid mixed economic data. Consumer prices were ...
12/18/2015
Reviewing some investment properties today for an out of state buyer I came across this gem.   The link below is to the listing including all the pictures.  This might be one of the worse ones I have ever seen, I would have listed with no pictures at this attractive price.  http://www.flexmls.com...
12/18/2015
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