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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The Accunet Mortgage Show (7/26/2020) Episode

Brian and David discuss the real meaning of “zero closing costs”, debunk a sensationalist news headline, and call attention to some important information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This week’s highlights: Brian teaches you the subtle differences between closing costs and loan costs Brian and David dive deep into a shallow …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (7/19/2020) Episode

Accunet President Brian Wickert and Vice President David Wickert talk about refinancing a home, record-setting mortgage rates and more on this week’s episode. This week’s highlights: Interest rates are at a record low. But what does it mean for you? Refinancing is a great idea, but make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons. …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (7/12/2020) Episode

Join Brian and David Wickert as they guide you through homebuying news, tips and tricks. This week’s highlights: Brian and David review why sellers and agents don’t really like FHA loans. Because of the pandemic, home sales are down year-over-year. COVID-19 has affected almost every industry—including home purchases. Why don’t sellers and agents like FHA …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (7/5/2020) Episode

Tune in as Brian and David Wickert talk about selling and buying a home in the COVID-19 economy, and give you financing advice you can count on. This week’s highlights: Buying a lake home is exciting—but finding one that’s available can be tricky. Money Magazine released an article listing its top recommendations for mortgage financing…and …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (6/28/20) Episode

Brian and David Wickert give advice on selling and buying a home, reflect on the current economic climate and answer your questions about the mortgage world. This week’s highlights: Brian and David review the 4 things that set Accunet Mortgage apart from local and national competitors. There’s a shortage of homes for sale in Southeastern …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (6/21/20) Episode

Join Brian and David Wickert on the Fathers Day 2020 edition of the Accunet Mortgage and Realty Show for important home buying questions, and answers you can count on. This week’s highlights: Is it illegal to record homebuyers and real estate agents when they’re in your home? The answer might surprise you. The Milwaukee Metro …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (6/14/20) Episode

On this week’s radio show, Brain and David take a look at America’s attitude toward buying a home, mortgage rate updates, and examples of how quickly the world is changing in 2020. This week’s highlights: Mortgage rates reached an all-time low last week Fannie Mae released their May 2020 Home Purchase Sentiment Index, giving insight …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (6/7/20) Episode

On this week’s radio show, Brain and David take a dive into the Wisconsin housing market, forbearance and how you can take advantage of record-setting low rates. This week’s highlights: For the third time in the last few months, mortgage rates hit another all-time low. What does the supply of homes look like, both nationwide …

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