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Progress on Tax Plan Additional threats from North Korea were positive for mortgage rates early in the week. However, the announcement of a tax reform plan on Wednesday was negative. The two events were roughly offsetting, and mortgage rates ended the week just slightly higher. On Monday, North Korean officials said that they interpreted recent comments made by President Trump …

We love happy customers!

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Thank you Satyen for the great Google Review! Customer Service is our focus and we like to hear we were successful! The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.juliecnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions. #MortgageBlog, #BestMortgageLender, #GMFS, #JulieNichols, #NicholsTeam, #ChangingLives

Mortgage Time

Julie C. Nichols General

Fed Meeting and North Korea Wednesday’s Fed meeting was viewed as mildly negative for mortgage rates. Threats from North Korea on Friday were slightly positive. As a result, mortgage rates ended the week with little change. For investors, the most notable information from the Fed meeting was that a rapid pace of raising the federal funds rate received support from …

1031 Exchange = Smart investing!

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Sell one investment and purchase up to 3 more with the proceeds while avoiding the capital gains tax! Jeff and Mimi know this is a very smart strategy! We like your style! The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.juliecnichols.com or contact me with any of your …

Mortgage Time

Julie C. Nichols General

Hurricane Effects Early in the week, good news regarding North Korea impacted mortgage rates. The economic data caused little reaction. Mortgage rates ended the week higher, up from the best levels of the year. In recent weeks, investors have reacted to news about North Korea in the expected fashion. Each time North Korea has conducted a missile test, investors have …

Equifax breach could be worst in history

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Reblogged from Scotsman Guide – Victor Whitman The hack reported last week by Equifax will go down as one of the worst data breaches in history, and could prove to be the most damaging ever for American consumers, many security experts contend. Anonymous criminals committed the crime, but cybersecurity experts told Scotsman Guide News that the blame for exposing sensitive …

Congratulations Satyen & Reema!

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We hope you enjoy your new home! We really enjoyed working with you. The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.juliecnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions. #MortgageBlog, #BestMortgageLender, #GMFS, #JulieNichols, #NicholsTeam, #fairtexastitle, #MarvinJolly

Mortgage Time

Julie C. Nichols General

Geopolitical Events An increase in tensions with North Korea was positive for mortgage rates early in the week. Political headlines then caused some volatility later in the week, but the net impact was small. At Thursday’s meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) essentially postponed a discussion about tapering its bond buying program until its next meeting, so there was little …

Another successful Refi

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Congrats Kenneth and Angela on your refinance! The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.juliecnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions. #MortgageBlog, #BestMortgageLender, #GMFS, #JulieNichols, #NicholsTeam, #ChangingLives, #dfwurbanrealty, #republictitle

Thumbs up to an awesome closing!

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Best Wishes in your new home Gary! The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.juliecnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions. #MortgageBlog, #BestMortgageLender, #GMFS, #JulieNichols, #NicholsTeam, #ChangingLives, #carolholloway, #century21, #capitaltitle