Congratulations Heather & Ted!

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I love when a customer’s appreciate the benefits of working with a loan officer who knows how to work with difficult income borrowers!       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.  [tags Mortgage, Real …

More rate changes from the Fed. Here’s your update!

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   As expected, the Fed increased policy rates by a quarter percent at their June meeting. They surprised us by saying they will likely raise rates two additional times this year, where we had previously expected just one more hike in 2018. Please read on for more:  Remind me—who is the Fed? The Federal Reserve Board (the Fed), controls the …

Now is the time to GET OFF THE FENCE!

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With the raising interest rates, now is the time to purchase a home!  Visit my website at www.julieCnichols.com today to get started.         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.  [tags Mortgage, Real …

Happy Customers make my day!

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Congratulations Suza on your home purchase!     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.  [tags Mortgage, Real Estate], [category Mortgage], #MortgageBlog, #NicholsTeam, #JulieCNichols, #HighlandsResidentialMortgage, #BestMortgageLender  

I received the Five Star Mortgage Professional award for the 6th year in a row!

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Julie C. Nichols has been recognized as a 2018 Five Star award winner! Say congrats and share the great news! You should also visit www.julieCnichols.com for more information.       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 …

Why did rates drop? Find out in this week’s Markets in a Minute!

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The catalyst for this week’s rate drop was…? Find out here. It will only take a minute!   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.  [tags Mortgage, Real Estate], [category Mortgage], #MortgageBlog, #NicholsTeam, #JulieCNichols, #HighlandsResidentialMortgage, #BestMortgageLender …

Mortgage Time

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  Italy and North Korea    Geopolitical events related to Italy and North Korea were the primary influences on mortgage rates this week. The U.S. economic data mostly came in on target and caused little reaction. Mortgage rates declined from the seven-year highs reached last week.    Italy formed a new government early this week, and the political parties in control of …

Congrats on your home Claudia!

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I love my repeat customers even when it’s 12 years later!  Congratulations Claudia on your new home and to your agent Kelly Davis who was able to help you write a creative offer in this tough market!  We are so happy you found your Home Sweet Home for you and your family.   The views expressed are my own and …

Mortgage Time

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Weaker Job Gains   Investors were focused on Friday’s Employment report and the policy on tariffs this week. Despite unexpected results on both fronts, however, there was little reaction in mortgage rates, and they finished the week nearly unchanged.    Against a consensus forecast of 175,000, the economy added just 104,000 jobs in March. In addition, downward revisions subtracted 50,000 jobs from …

Black Knight: Tappable equity hits all-time high

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Reblogged from Housing Wire   Now 10% above previous 2005 peak   Tappable equity surged to its highest dollar amount on record, far surpassing its previous 2005 peak, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report from Black Knight. Tappable, or lendable, equity increased to $5.4 trillion at the end of February, which is up 10% from its previous 2005 peak, …