Monthly Archives: July 2011

Monday Market Update - Time to Refinance?

Monday Market Update – Time to Refinance?

The big story last week was employment, or really unemployment and the fact that the US economy created a measly 18,000 jobs in the month of June 2011.  Given the number of jobs previously lost, this number will not get us back to full employment for years.  Notably the US jobless rate rose again last […]

Lock on Application -- The Debt Ceiling

Lock on Application — The Debt Ceiling

If you are reading this post the first week of July, 2011, Congress and President Obama are still trying to make one another blink on the issue of raising the national debt ceiling. As a layman, it seems to me that the debt ceiling will be raised, the question is which side can best posture […]

Welcome to July

Welcome to July

Fogel’s Focus Goes Live I’m very excited to announce the launch of my new website,! On the site you will find my sometimes irreverent take on the mortgage markets framed by my photos. I’ll be updating frequently with new photos, mortgage advice, and occasionally tidbits about my other interests (such as running and photography). […]