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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The Accunet Mortgage Show (5/31/20) Episode

Join Brian and David Wickert for inside knowledge on buying, selling and financing your home. 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 and in Wisconsin? You might be surprised. You have the right to …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (5/24/20) Episode

Join Brian Wickert and Tim Holdmann as they guide you through VA loans, how financial advising and mortgage lending intersect, and how not to buy a home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This week’s highlights: Mortgage rates remain low, making now a good (albeit inconvenient) time to buy FHA loans aren’t as straightforward as you think …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (5/10/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk about silver linings, slim pickings, and skeptical lendings. This week’s highlights: Mortgage rates remain satisfying into the 2nd month of quarantine While purchase sentiment is iffy, now is the time to list your home Jumbo loans in a COVID world can be a bit of a monster …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (5/3/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk listings, LLCs and liquidity. This week’s highlights: Listings are down, but homebuyers are hungrier than ever Sure, you can rent out your second home, with a few stipulations… Liquidity is the king as a financial safeguard, now more than ever Now is the time to list your home …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (4/26/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk high unemployment, low available home inventory and fail-safe ways to get your home offer accepted. This week’s highlights: There is a light at the end of the tunnel for America’s skyrocketing unemployment numbers Available inventory for listed homes is next to none in some counties Accunet gives …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (4/19/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk about the slippery slope of home sales, crossing the bridge to a bridge loan, and safe borrowing on the home buying journey. This week’s highlights: Housing trends took an interesting turn due to the uncertain COVID-19 economy Should you cross the bridge and apply for a bridge …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (4/12/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David talk about low rates (with a few caveats), throw around some new F-words, and remind you to call your lender. This week’s highlights: Rates are favorable for new home buyers, but many stipulations have risen for applications and refinance Furlough? Forbearance? Federally-backed loans? There are many F-words in …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (4/5/20 Episode)

In this week’s episode, Brian and David discuss some strict changes to mortgage lending and financing due to the spike in unemployment sweeping the nation. This week’s highlights: FHA and VA loan lenders have raised their credit cutoff and debt-income ratio Jumbo loans are temporarily off the table for those over the mortgage limit Your …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3/29/20 Episode)

Brian and David provide some options for financial relief in these uncertain times, talk about outside-the-box appraisals, and warn buyers to never fib on a binding document! This week’s highlights: Mortgage rates are down even lower due to the volatile stock market. GSE’s are getting crafty with the appraisal process in this new world. Brian …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3/22/20 Episode)

Brian and David talk home sales in the time of Coronavirus, how we’re helping our clients, and how to avoid having second thoughts about your home loan. This week’s highlights: The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting the real estate status quo Face-to-face closings have been temporarily suspended You don’t have to back out of your loan …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3/15/20 Episode)

Brian and David discuss the roar of this week’s bear market and its effect on mortgage rates, Brian’s son-in-law’s adventures in home buying, and what to do when you have too much grass to mow. This week’s highlights: Mortgage rates are changing during these weird economic times, but remain low, so seize the day! Unsurprisingly, …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3/08/20 Episode)

Brian and David talk bidding wars, the state of real estate, and overwhelmingly low mortgage rates! This week’s highlights: Flexibility is key when trying to out-bid fellow homebuyers with a killer offer to purchase. Home and condo prices are up since this time last year. Mortgage lenders can barely keep up with the trend of …

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