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Federal Reserve would not begin tapering this month.

Joe Pisa | September 30, 2013
Last Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee surprised investors by announcing that the Federal Reserve would not begin tapering its $85 billion asset-purchasing program this month. Investors heaved a sigh…

What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.

Joe Pisa | September 30, 2013
"What we've got here is a failure to communicate." Hopefully, that famous line from the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke won't apply to our leaders on Capitol Hill, as they…

Mortgage Rates Continue to New 3-Month Lows

Joe Pisa | September 27, 2013
Mortgage rates fell noticeably today, keeping alive an impressive streak of 13 days without higher rates.  Three out of those 13 have been 'unchanged,' yesterday being one of them.  There…

Mortgage Rates’ Winning Streak Continues

Joe Pisa | September 25, 2013
Mortgage rates fell to new 3-Month lows today.  That makes this the 11th straight day where rates have held steady or moved lower. As we noted yesterday, the burden of…

Adjustable vs. Fixed

Joe Pisa | September 25, 2013
Which is the better mortgage option for you: fixed or adjustable? The low initial cost of adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) can be very tempting to home buyers, yet they carry a…

Mortgage Rates Fall to New 2-Month Lows

Joe Pisa | September 25, 2013
Mortgage rates were lower yet again, making for an astonishing 10th consecutive day without rates moving higher.  In the 13 days of rate sheets since the September 6th jobs report,…

Get Pre-Approved, not just Pre-Qualified

Joe Pisa | September 24, 2013
As a trusted mortgage advisor, we provide you with more than just a loan. As a part of our continuing service to you, we would like to offer these helpful…

Joseph Pisa – Best Mortgage Broker in NJ

Joe Pisa | September 23, 2013
There is no better place or person to have something as important as your home mortgage inspected than by Joseph Pisa of North Star Home Funding.  What a great guy…