Oct 13 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
8 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 26 2017
Jeff
8 posts

Jumbo Loans in Greater Demand

Jumbo Loans are in greater demand, due to increasing home values. The Jeff Stempler Team proudly offers Jumbo Loans to meet your growing needs. Put your trust in a proven, experienced loan orginator when... »

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Sep 22 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
23 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 21 2017
Jeff
8 posts

Refinance: Why Should I?

4 Great Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage: LOWER YOUR INTEREST RATE: Make a big difference in your monthly out-of-pocket costs for housing, meanwhile save money on financing fees over the life of your mortgage. BUILD  EQUITY FASTER :  Homeowners in a position to make higher monthly payments could switch from a longer to shorter term mortgage (for example, 30 year to 15 year), where available. CASH OUT ON EQUITY:  Use... »

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Sep 15 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
23 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
23 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
23 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 31 2017
Dan
45 posts

203K Loans For Multi Units

For some buyers they may want to purchase a multi-family residence so that they may have renters pay for some of their mortgage.  Some possible problems to this scenario may be renovation costs... »

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Aug 25 2017
HomeBridge Financial Services
HomeBridge
23 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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Jul 27 2017
Dan
45 posts

Foreclosure and VA Home Loans

Even with the great rates that a VA loan provides, unforeseen circumstances can arise where the veteran is unable to pay for their mortgage any longer. If a foreclosure seems likely the veteran... »

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Jul 20 2017
Dan
45 posts

CalVet vs. VA Home Loans

CalVet Loans are based on CA bond rates Most active duty and veterans are aware that due to their service they are entitled to one of the best home loans... »

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Jul 18 2017
Abbie Ethun
Abbie
137 posts

The Path to Career Satisfaction

If you find yourself daydreaming about finding a career you're actually passionate about, you're not alone. The following TED Talks may help you dig deeper and reveal why finding or creating a satisfying... »

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