The Accunet Mortgage Show (4-11-2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: A look at a client update AND a client success story Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Tosa Family finds their dream home As you might recall from last week’s episode, we have a client who wants to buy a home without needing to sell their Wauwatosa home first. What …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (4-4-2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Milwaukee Metro Area home sale data for March Cash offers & Second home contingencies Wall Street Journal got it all wrong Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Analysis of Numbers for the Five County Milwaukee Metro area 1,551 single-family detached and condos closed with the help of a realtor. That …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3-28-2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Were February sales down significantly? Why there aren’t any homes available Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. National Association of Realtors Releases February Home Sale Data We’ve got another panic-inducing headline, folks! The National Association of Realtors warned readers that February home sales saw a massive decrease, which led some …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (03/21/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Some things to note about home sale contingencies Does your credit score really matter? Mortgage Rates for this week Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Client experience with home sale contingencies There continues to be a ferocious appetite among buyers and not enough houses for sale. We have a client …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (03/14/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Financing vacation homes Upsizing for a growing family Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac chance vacation home financing rules Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are reducing the number of mortgages secured by vacation homes and rental properties. Fannie and Freddie are essentially insurance companies. Long …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (03/7/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Redfin Housing Demand Index stats Federal Housing and Finance Agency Home Home Price Index stats Bridge Loans for downsizing with a second home in Florida Freddie Mac’s weekly rate survey Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Redfin Housing Demand Index The Redfin Index measures home buying demand in various locations. …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (02/28/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Mortgage Rates keep creeping up Home value also continues to rise Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Mortgage rates continue to creep up Freddie Mac’s chief economist said this week, “Optimism continues as the economy slowly regains its footing, thus affecting mortgage rates.” He goes on to say the rates …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (02/21/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Mortgage rates are up from last week… but that’s not the whole story Can you afford to wait to lock in a mortgage rate? Buying a condo: What you need to know Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Mortgage rates have risen from last week According to the Freddie Mac …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (02/14/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Pros and cons of a dual pre-approval Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors January home sale numbers Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. The Pros and Cons of a dual pre-approved mortgage Our first-time home buyers you’ve read about the past couple of weeks have gotten a strategy locked down! We’ve …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (02/07/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: A Continuing Theme: First time home buyers competing in the market Fox Business refinancing article: Really as bad as it seems? Federal Housing Financing Agency stats and figures Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. It’s not easy being a first time home buyer… but not impossible! We’ve noticed a trend …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (01/31/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Tim’s Tips for first time home buyers An update on last week’s FHA loan client experience & why condos aren’t his best move WHEDA Loans: What has changed? Getting approved for a loan as a self-employed home buyer Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. How to write a winning home …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (01/24/2021) Episode

This week’s Highlights: Some notable 2020 real estate data Things to consider when you’re a first time home buyer David’s secret pro tip for home buyers Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Official 2020 real estate reports It was a rip snorting awesome year in real estate over the course of 2020! According to …

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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 Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. What’s with the increase in mortgage rates? It has been reported that mortgage rates “rebounded sharply” since their all-time …

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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 Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Last week had an odd effect on the stock market… here’s why. As a general rule, when the news is bad, so is …

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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? Download a transcript of this week’s episode here. Homebuyer confidence is has dipped since 2019 The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® measures …

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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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