Monthly Archives: June 2011

Float or Lock?

You are ready to refinance or you are buying a new home. I know this because you told me. We have looked at rates together and discussed which product best suits you in your new or existing home. You have decided on a product. You picked a [insert product here] (the brackets are supposed to […]

Monday Market Update

Happy Monday to you. I hope you had a nice weekend and maybe tried something new. I went kayaking for the first time. While I wouldn’t yet say I was hooked, I did have a great time and can’t wait to get back on the water.

Near the Bottom?

Near the Bottom?

According to the Wall Street Journal, and just about every other news source, Federal Reserve officials downgraded their assessment of the U.S. economy’s performance on Wednesday June 22, 2011. The Fed (as they are known, you probably knew that, but, hey, I don’t want to assume), says the economy is continuing to recover at a […]

Stopped Before You Start

Stopped Before You Start

You want to buy a new home.  You know the neighborhood where you want to live.  You even got a great referral for a Realtor and she is great.  Here’s my question?  Did you heed her advice to get pre-approved for a mortgage?  Realtors are great at carefully (the careful part has to do with […]

Independence Day (2011)

  Independence Day (2011) Chilly June weather. Lake temperatures in the high 50’s. Sour cherries still absent from the local farmer’s market. All the factors are in place to welcome the Fourth of July and the fun Independence Day brings. The Fourth is such a wonderful time to relive, create, and capture new memories. In […]