The Accunet Mortgage Learning Center

The Accunet Mortgage Learning Center is your ultimate guide to learning the ins and outs of the mortgage industry. Regardless of whether you're buying your first home, looking to refinance, or simply want to learn more about today's rates and loan options, Accunet's team of loan officers will provide expert advice to handle any mortgage scenario.

Latest Articles

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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Fed cuts “rates” to 0%! Mortgage rates UP???

That’s not typo. Mortgage rates are UP, while 99% of the public thinks they’re headed down. When you read or hear, “The Fed cut rates to 0%,” that rate only applies to overnight loans between banks, NOT mortgages. The Fed Funds rate was 0% for 7 years, from 2008 to 2015, and 30-year fixed rates …

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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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New refi rules of thumb

The new mortgage refi rules of thumb: It’s all about your loan amount, and what it costs you to refinance. Loan amounts of $100,000 or less typically require a 1% to 2% rate reduction to make a refi worthwhile. Loan amounts around $200,000 usually only need a 0.5% drop in rate to save $1,000 or …

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