Dec 26 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

Bed Sheet Breakdown

They say you spend one-third of your life in bed, but with the right set of sheets you might want to make it even longer. Thread count. This refers to the number of threads... »

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Dec 22 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

Strong Sales Despite Inventory

"I wish I was homeward bound." (Simon and Garfunkel) Home sales and construction data rose in November, helping more buyers head toward new homes. November housing starts rose 3.3 percent from October to an... »

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Dec 20 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

Happy New Year!

From my team to yours, I wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year! I look forward to bringing you economic news through our weekly Economic Update, and keeping you informed of the... »

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Dec 15 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

Solid Consumer Spending

"I've got nothing but money...and I wanna spend it all on you." (will.i.am) Solid consumer spending kicked-off the holiday shopping season on a bright note. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales jumped in... »

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Dec 12 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

A Platform Built for Top Originators

A recent survey of top HomeBridge Loan Originators revealed the many reasons they choose HomeBridge. What do you think about HomeBridge’s Selling Solutions platform for Originators? “This is state of the art, contemporary and EXACTLY... »

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Dec 8 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

Job and Home-Price Gains

"I got a job baby. I got work to do." (The Isley Brothers) New job creation exceeded expectations in November, but earnings disappointed. Job growth remained solid in November after the brief hiccup in... »

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Nov 29 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 posts

How to Apply for a VA Loan

If you are a U.S. Military veteran, surviving spouse or active military member, having served in the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard or National Guard, you could apply for a VA... »

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Nov 17 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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
84 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 22 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
84 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
84 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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