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Current Position: Carefully Floating

Joe Pisa | January 9, 2017
Stocks are lower and mortgage Bonds are higher, recovering most of Friday's losses, so far this morning. It's a quiet new day and relatively quiet news week, highlighted by the…

Fannie Mae? Freddie Mac? Now it’s easy to choose.

Joe Pisa | December 13, 2016
Determining the best loan options for clients can be tricky – that’s why Caliber Wholesale has produced this checklist for our Broker Associates. New Features Fannie Mae Freddie Mac HomeReady…

Dec. 2016 Market Review

Northstar Team | December 12, 2016
Last Week in Review: Home prices and services activity climb. Home price gains remain solid. CoreLogic, a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information, reported that home prices, including…

Purchase Apps Surge, Driven by Jumbos

Joe Pisa | November 23, 2016
Purchase mortgage application activity picked up significantly during the week ended November 18.  The Mortgage Bankers Association said its Market Composite Index, a measure of application volume, increased 5.5 percent on…

HomeReady™ or Home Possible?

Joe Pisa | November 16, 2016
Fannie Mae’s HomeReady™ and Freddie Mac’s Home Possible® loan products share some similar advantages, including secondary financing that can provide up to 105% CLTVs. However, there are some differences –…