I used Ayata Colbert to purchase my second home and had the most enjoyable experience! She was responsive and and helpful during each step of the process and she pushed through my closing in less than 25 days! I would recommend Ayata to any serious home buyer! Read the entire review here!
August 28th, 2015 5 Star Review for Ayata Colbert!
John Holmgren's weekly "Marketwatch" with useful insights as to recent developments in the financial and mortgage markets. August 27, 2015: Rates stable as stock market recovers; TRID approaches. Read it here.
August 27th, 2015 Marketwatch for August 27, 2015
Just Approved: Down Payment Assistance secures purchase for first-time buyer Wyatt’s borrower went through a separation and unexpectedly found herself in the market for a home with no resources for a down payment. She’d been working with another lender, hoping to obtain information about down payment assistance programs. The original lender told her she did not qualify because of her husband’s ownership of residential property. Since her husband owned a home while they were married and the couple previously filed joint returns claiming a mortgage interest credit, she wo...
August 27th, 2015 Just Approved in SF Gate for Brenda Wyatt!
John Holmgren's weekly "Marketwatch" with useful insights as to recent developments in the financial and mortgage markets. August 20, 2015: Rates steady despite weak stocks; More frequent no contingency offers. Read it here.
August 20th, 2015 Marketwatch for August 20, 2015
Just Approved: Buyers succeed in high-priced market with lower down payment jumbo mortgage Holmgren’s clients tried buying a home for several years but kept losing out to higher bidders and all-cash buyers. While their original plan had been to put 20 percent down, the down payment funds they had available were no longer enough to put that percentage down because of the escalating prices of the homes they wanted. While financing options with less than 20 percent down have been available for jumbo loan amounts (over $625,500), the terms were often not advantageous and/or sellers wer...
August 16th, 2015 Just Approved in SF Gate for John Holmgren!