Nov 17 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Housing Starts Surged in October

"Who will buy my sweet red roses?" (Oliver) Retailers looked to October sales for signs of a blossoming or thorny holiday shopping season ahead. Meanwhile, housing starts dug out from storm damage. Retail sales... »

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Nov 10 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Home Prices Surge

"A little dancing and some sentiment to put your mind at ease." (Lou Reed) Home prices continued to surge, and consumers have happy feet over employment and wage prospects. Data analytics firm CoreLogic reported... »

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Nov 7 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Features Homebuyers Want Most

Today’s technology, combined with innovative approaches to using space, is opening the door to an endless array of home design options. Pet owners are creating in-home dog-washing stations and millennials favor upper kitchen... »

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Nov 3 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Strong Jobs Report

"After the storm comes the sunshine." (Marty Robbins) Following September's storm-damaged job data, October job growth was a ray of sunshine. Total non-farm payroll rose by 261,000 new jobs in October, the Labor Department... »

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Oct 20 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Existing Home Sales Edge Up

“I'm hiding from the storm till the damage is done.” (Lauren Alaina) Storms damaged data on housing starts and building permits from August to September, while existing home sales edged higher. Hurricanes Harvey and... »

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Oct 20 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

We Can Help You Grow Your Business

Every HomeBridge Loan Originator gets access to a business-building suite of tools, strategies and support called HomeBridge Selling Solutions. The goals of Selling Solutions are simple: More Leads – We help you identify more... »

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Oct 13 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Consumer Spending Up

“Oh what a price I had to pay.” (Fats Domino) Consumers weren’t afraid to spend in September after holding back in August. Folks were spending in September, according to the Commerce Department’s most recent... »

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Oct 9 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

HomeBridge Customer Reviews Reach New High

Nearly 40,000 customers have completed HomeBridge’s Customer Commitment Survey and our historical Net Promoter Score now stands at an impressive 78.7. The Net Promoter evaluation system, enthusiastically embraced by HomeBridge, scores the entire customer experience based... »

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Oct 6 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Hurricanes Impact Jobs

"If your paycheck depends on the weather and the clock." (Garth Brooks) Job growth plunged in September due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Labor Department reported that payroll growth declined by 33,000 jobs... »

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Sep 29 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Strong GDP Growth

“If you want to be healthy and strong.” (Sesame Street) Economic activity finally hit a healthy level, but other data was weakened by the recent hurricanes. The final reading on second-quarter Gross Domestic Product... »

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Sep 28 2017
Jeff
12 posts

First Time Home Buyer

Being a first time home buyer can feel overwhelming. At the Jeff Stempler Team, we strive to make every first time home buyer confident throughout their home buying experience. We created this short video... »

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Sep 22 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Fed Plans to Unwind

"I can pick up some time to unwind and ease my mind." (Eddy Arnold) Existing Home Sales and Housing Starts declined while the Fed announced plans to unwind. High prices and low inventories curtailed... »

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Sep 15 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Retail Sales Dip

"Never worry about the price of gas." (Luke Bryan) Retail sales dropped in August while higher fuel prices revved up consumer inflation. Families may have pulled back on back-to-school shopping, but Hurricane Harvey played... »

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Sep 8 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Home Prices Hold Up

“I read the news today, oh boy.” (The Beatles) While home prices continued to rise, headline news boiled bond prices. Home prices continued to heat up in July, and the heat wave is expected... »

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Sep 6 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Smart TV Monitoring

“Smart” products are the latest tech wave promising many time-saving conveniences. But these products can potentially pose personal privacy risks. How much do you know about smart TV monitoring? Read on to learn... »

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Aug 25 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
33 posts

Sales Slip on Low Inventory

“Time keeps on slippin’.” (Steve Miller Band) While prospective homebuyers want to move through the process of getting into their dream home, that reality keeps slipping due, in part, to limited inventory. After a... »

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Aug 22 2017
Jamie
6 posts

#1 Myth About Buying A Home

It’s time to put this myth to rest. We talk to countless potential homebuyers about what it takes to buy a home, some that have even educated themselves on the process and still... »

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