The wave of low interest rates in the United States has lifted the U.S. housing market up to a point it hasn’t reached in two years. Pending sales of existing homes, a figure tracked by an index, increased by more than double the expectation of analysts from August to September, according to the National Association […]
With the cost of real estate soaring in major markets like New York and Los Angeles, more and more investors are beginning to search for value in smaller markets that are on the rise. The growing appeal of these markets, many of them in the southeastern United States, reflects patterns of migration seen in the […]
Sustained low mortgage rates since March of 2019 are now ravishing the supply of starter homes across the United States. In a familiar pattern, the availability of cheaper mortgages encourages would-be home buyers to make the leap to ownership. There is a run on starter properties that cuts heavily into the supply, despite ongoing demand […]
The nation’s two biggest mortgage lenders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, will now be able to retain a larger share of their profits as the United States looks to transition them into private control. The Treasury Department and Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Monday that a new letter of agreement aims to boost the capital […]
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With mortgage rates fluctuating in an enticingly low range over the past year, it’s natural for many aspiring buyers to consider jumping at the opportunity while it’s there. A 3.6% interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage carries a lot of appeal, but it shouldn’t cloud a buyer’s judgment when reviewing the fundamental reasons […]
Low mortgage rates in the United States are finally beginning to drive price increases in the housing market. It’s a trend some analysts believe is going to pick up steam over the next year. For months, the low 30-year fixed mortgage rate (now hovering between 3.5% and 3.6%) has been encouraging a boom in refinance […]
As 30-year fixed mortgage rates continue to plummet in the United States, many existing homeowners are taking advantage of the trend by joining the wave of refinancing. Even with larger economic forces raising concerns about the U.S. economy, the housing market continues to broadly offer investment and savings opportunities that haven’t been around since November […]
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Gregory Englesbe is an Investment Banker and business leader living in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
An experienced mortgage professional, Greg has secured more than $500 billion in sales throughout his 30 years in the residential mortgage business.