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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The Accunet Mortgage Show (3/01/20 Episode)

Brian and David discuss reading and writing…pre-approval letters, that is! The guys put a microscope to the details of an offer from a buyer and seller perspective, and how this applies to the long and short of the housing market in Southeastern Wisconsin. This week’s highlights: Brian teaches you how to go over a pre-approval …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (2/23/20 Episode)

Brian and his son-in-law Tim talk refinancing; when and how to refinance and get the most cash back and peace of mind. This week’s highlights: Rates remain at an all-time low The housing market is volatile; take advantage of the rates while you can. Now is the time to refinance your home! There are two …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (2/16/20 Episode)

Brian and David discuss the factors behind low mortgage rates, what NOT to do when your loan is being processed, how to write a winning offer in 2020, and more on this week’s episode. This week’s highlights: The coronavirus has caused a true black swan event; something unseen and unpredicted that stresses and changes the …

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (1/26/20 Episode)

David and Brian talk about why proposed changes to the new FICO score rating models might be “much ado about nothing,” why it might be wise to invest your money the same way JP Morgan Chase lends it, and why you have to show more than just the money when making a cash offer.

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (1/19/20 Episode)

David and Brian outline best practices for boosting your credit score, encourage you to make moves on buying a home (sooner rather than later!), and explain how Accunet makes it easy to land your dream home.

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The Accunet Mortgage Show (1/12/20 Episode)

David and Tim optimistically track interest rates into the second week of 2020, tell you how to secure a solid pre-approval rate to score the home you want, help you seamlessly sell your current house before committing to a new one, and remind you why you should maybe give your mom a call (at least …

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