The Accunet Mortgage Show (01/17/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Have mortgage rates spiked sharply in the past 2 months? Fannie Mae’s economic forecast is lookin’ good! What no one tells you about mortgage pre-approvals What’s with the increase in mortgage rates? It has been reported that mortgage rates “rebounded sharply” since their all-time low in November. While it is true that …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (01/10/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: How do current events affect the housing market? Is renovating your home worth the cost? More housing market data for 2020 Last week had an odd effect on the stock market… here’s why. As a general rule, when the news is bad, so is the stock market… but historically good news for …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (01/3/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Fannie Mae National Housing Survey indicates consumer confidence in the housing market has fallen What is a bridge loan, and how do you know if it’s right for you? Homebuyer confidence is has dipped since 2019 The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® measures how people feel about the current home buying …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (12/27/2020) Episode

We’ve got a whole bunch of stats coming at you to round out the end of a wild 2020 home buying and selling experience. With yet another new low home mortgage rate at 2.66%, we can tell you now that we don’t expect those rates to budge any time soon. Scan through the rest of …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (12/20/2020) Episode

And we’re back with a new record low mortgage interest rate! This week we’re looking at a 2.67% on a 30-year fixed rate. While we’re excited to be back in the record-breaking zone, David and Brian discuss why getting the lowest interest rate isn’t always the route you’ll want to take, and plenty of other …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (12/13/2020) Episode

Sad announcement: The record low mortgage rate streak has been broken. But don’t worry, it’s still incredibly low! On this week’s episode, we dive into home equity and learn why Brian and David are the Aaron Rogers & Brett Favre of the mortgage lending world. This week’s Highlights: How home equity has changed for the …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (12/6/2020) Episode

The 2020 Saint Nicholas day edition of the Accunet Mortgage and Realty Show! On this episode, Brian and David Wickert walk through two, real world refinance decisions, and Brian stumps David with some geodesic dome home trivia! This week’s highlights: Brian explains why the lowest rate isn’t always the best. Brian stumps David with some …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (11/29/2020) Episode

In this weeks episode of the Accunet Mortgage and Realty Show Brian and David get excited about 2021 loan limits and pick up where we left off with last weeks Jumbo loan cliffhanger. This week’s highlights: Brian and David break down the new 2021 loan limits. Brian walks through through Refi strategies on Jumbo Loans. Brian …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (11/22/2020) Episode

In this episode of the Accunet Mortgage and Realty Show Brian and David Wickert dispense wisdom as they explore the complexities of complex appraisals and coach a family through the purchase of a condo as an owner occupied rental property for their daughter. This week’s highlights: Bridge loans and complex appraisals: uniqueness can be hard …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (11/08/2020) Episode

In this episode of the Accunet Mortgage and Realty Show Brian and David Wickert discuss another record low mortgage rate on 30-year fixed mortgages, asking the question “Do we really want the government in the mortgage business?” This week’s highlights: What you need to know about “For Sale by Owner” home sales How do you …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (10/18/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and David discuss options for making a vacation home in a warm climate a reality- even if payments seem high! And Brian helps an aspiring lawyer secure the condo of her dreams. This week’s highlights: Brian talks about the value of vacation homes Brian and David give the rundown on …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (10/11/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, David and Tim talk about zombie hunting insurance plans, what homebuyers expect for future mortgage rates, and give their expert predictions and suggestions for buying a home in 2021. This week’s highlights: David makes a connection between zombie hunting and forbearance David discusses the home buying sentiment in a COVID economy …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (10/04/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and son-in-law Tim talk cleaning your collections, owning an outhouse, and barriers for business owners. This week’s highlights: Tim talks collections and credit scores and how they affect your mortgage Brian discusses ‘nonstandard’ properties Tim details the mortgage qualifications for business owners  How much do credit scores and collections impact …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (9/27/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk about how to build a bridge loan, and the troubles clients may have when crossing that bridge. This week’s highlights: Brian flies the bridge loan magic carpet  Brian and David discuss why bridge loans can sometimes be shaky David details the differences between 15, 20, 30-year loan …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (9/06/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk about assets coming in, cash going out, and home sales numbers going up. This week’s highlights: Brian weighs the pros and cons of liquid assets and investment accounts David lists the ways you can finance home improvement projects Brian reports the August 2020 home sales numbers An …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (8/30/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk Fannie and Freddie’s future fees, total late payments and forbearances, and discuss why 19.9% down is sometimes better than 20. This week’s highlights: Brian and David watch as Fannie and Freddie retract their surcharge Brian does the math on mortgage payments Brian walks David through the HomeReady …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (8/23/2020) Episode

In this week’s episode, Brian and David report and compare statewide July home sales numbers, talk about the aggression needed to get your offer accepted in the current market, and outline the pros and cons of a legal non-conforming property. This week’s highlights: Brian details July’s home sale numbers David and Brian discuss writing a …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (8/16/2020) Episode

This week, Brian and David discuss Fannie and Freddie’s new tax, how self-employment and pre-approvals are inextricably linked, and how capital gains should be reported! This week’s highlights: Brian explains Fannie and Freddie’s new refinance fee David and Brian give a clear example of why pre-approvals matter Brian explains what you can gain (or lose!) …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (8/9/2020) Episode

This week, Brian and David discuss the differences between servicer and lender, foray into forbearance, and stir up sales for the month of July. This week’s highlights: Brian explains how being choosy about mortgage servicers can help clients David and Brian discuss why going into forbearance isn’t always wise Brian details the state of the …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (8/2/2020) Episode

Brian and David revisit a past client affected by the 2008 financial crisis, help a young couple navigate a tight buyer’s market, and outline some tips to help the couple present a winning offer. This week’s highlights: Buying a condo can be an undertaking, but Accunet can get you in the door Contingencies, loans, and …

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