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Denver’s Real Estate Market Hits A Big Milestone | The average price of a Mile High City home just passed the half-million-dollar mark

Denver’s Real Estate Market Hits A Big Milestone | Real Estate News in Colorado March 2018 | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 |  Skip the Bank · FHA Loans, HARP, VA Loans, ARM | The average price of a Mile High City home just passed the half-million-dollar mark. The average sold price of a single-family home in the Denver metro area passed the half-million-dollar mark in February 2018, settling at $502,986. This time last year, that number was 11.78 percent lower....Read More

Housing market forecast : Experts weigh in on 2018 real estate | Forecast calls for strong opinions

Housing market forecast : Experts weigh in on 2018 real estate calls for strong opinions | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | We asked a few market pros to predict real estate matters in 2018. Some were hopeful that conditions could improve for buyers | Rates could rise to 4.5 and possibly five percent by the end of 2018 | Others expect a year similar to 2017. That would mean continued high prices and low supply....Read More

A 2018 Trend You Can't Afford to Ignore: Customer Experience | Bailey's Heart and Potter's Wisdom

A 2018 Trend You Can't Afford to Ignore: Customer Experience | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | Getting a customer in real estate today can be as tough as a $3 steak. But keeping the customer can be tougher than a $1 steak. Competition has crept in from every corner, and the market grows more and more crowded every day. What’s more, customer expectations are always on the rise. They want more, better, faster — all the time....Read More

Another Record Year for Wisconsin Housing | December 2017 Wisconsin Home Sales Report

Another Record Year for Wisconsin Housing | December 2017 Wisconsin Home Sales Report | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 |  December home sales actually fell 3.3 percent compared to December 2016, and the statewide median price rose 6.5 percent to $170,420 over that same period. Despite December sales, annual sales for all of 2017 were up 1.4 percent over 2016, setting an all-time record for Wisconsin's housing market, with just over 83,000 units sold. Prices were also higher in 2017, with the annual median price of $174,000, which was 5.5 percent higher than 2016....Read More

A Majority of Home Buyers Don’t Expect Availability to Improve in 2018 - Real Estate News

A Majority of Home Buyers Don’t Expect Availability to Improve in 2018 | A recent poll found that buyers’ perceptions about the availability of homes for-sale in the near future are not particularly optimistic: 40% say that finding the right home will become harder in the months ahead, 25% say it won’t change, and only 27% think it will get easier. Put differently, 65% of buyers don’t expect the home search to get any easier in 2018...Read More

CFPB seeks comment on rulemaking processes - Mortgage Loan Banking News 3-7-2018

CFPB seeks comment on rulemaking processes - 3-7-2018 | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | The RFI discusses the Administrative Procedure Act notice-and-comment requirements, the Regulatory Flexibility Act requirements for rulemakings that will have a significant impact on a substantial number of small business entities (often referred to as the SBREFA process), federal law requirements for various impact analyses of proposed and final rules, and federal law requirements and MOU agreements for consultation with other federal agencies....Read More

Mnuchin calls for major rollbacks of Dodd-Frank financial reforms

Mnuchin calls for major rollbacks of Dodd-Frank financial reforms | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on Monday proposed sweeping changes to the tough Dodd-Frank regulations put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, including a major reduction in the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other rollbacks long desired by Wall Street....Read More

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Fannie, Freddie reform is a 2018 issue

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Fannie, Freddie reform is a 2018 issue | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator  | During the summit, he explained moving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of conservatorship will come after tax reform, and will be an issue brought up in 2018. He said the mortgage giants still have a lot of changes they need to make before being moved out of conservatorship....Read More

Mortgage Banking News Links 2008 - 2018

Mortgage Banking News Links 2008 - 2018 | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator ·  Lock Your Rate · Calculate Payments · Compare Loans · Skip the Bank · USDA · FHA  · HARP · VA · ARM...Read More

Shutdown prompts temporary mortgage changes | Home Mortgage, Financing, Refinancing, New Home Purchasing Loans Company/Banker in Madison, WI

2013 Purchase Markets News » Shutdown prompts temporary mortgage changes | | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | In light of the government shutdown over the debt limit, Fannie Mae and the FHA have announced new initiatives to ensure that mortgage loans are processed and the housing market continues to recover....Read More

2013 Refinance News » Refinancing with low equity in Wisconsin and America

2013 Refinance News » Refinancing with low equity | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | Refinance options Depending on the equity of a home, there are options to refinance the mortgage. For jumbo loans, refinancing may require equity of at least 10 percent , while other conventional loan refinances might require 5 percent....Read More

2014 Refinances News » Refinance activity slows in Wisconsin and America

2014 Refinances News » Refinance activity slows in Wisconsin and America | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | Fewer homeowners are refinancing as the fourth quarter approaches. As reported by CNBC, refinance volumes have dropped drastically in the second and third quarter. Unlike the positive news in home sales, current mortgage rates have been on the higher end of averages over the past two years....Read More

2014 Home Buyers News » Borrowers gain advantage with aging homes in Madison WI and America

2014 Home Buyers News » Borrowers gain advantage with aging homes in Madison WI and America | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | A new opportunity for first-time buyers and bargain seekers lies in the country's older homes. RealtyTrac's Aging Home Analysis revealed that 70 percent of all U.S. homes were built before 1990 and 60 percent of homes sold in 2013 so far were homes built before that year....Read More

2014 Purchase and Refinance Mortgage Market Predictions News

2014 Purchase and Refinance Mortgage Market Predictions News | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | Market predictions | The Mortgage Bankers Association recently reported its 2014 economic forecast and expected mortgage applications to drop, despite low rates. As economic conditions improve, the Federal Reserve is expected to taper its quantitative easing program, which will influence interest rates to rise. As a result, fewer homeowners are expected to apply for refinance loans....Read More

Home Buyers News » Slow growth expected in housing market October 2013

Home Buyers News » Slow growth expected in housing market October 2013 | Thompson Kane Mortgage Loans Madison WI, Denver CO, St Louis MO | 800-228-9270 | Mortgage Calculator | While the growth is nominal, the figure reveals that the housing market is recovering at a steady rate that will ultimately lead to a more stabilized economy if it continues its upward trend. Compared to a year ago, home prices were up 5.3 percent nationwide, though some areas experienced growth at a much more rapid rate....Read More