KLA NOW Facebook LIVE!: The Pre-Commitment Spectrum
What's the difference between a pre-commitment and a pre-approval? Is a pre-qual the same as either of those? In today's KLA NOW video broadcast, Cody Kessler explains the differences between them and why you should... READ MORE
KLA NOW Facebook LIVE!: Things Not To Do When Buying Your First Home
Are you a first time homebuyer and confused about the home buying process? In this edition of KLA NOW, the Facebook LIVE! video broadcast, Cody Kessler of Kessler Lending Advisors, and Pat Kilner of The Kilner Group talk about some tips... READ MORE
KLA NOW Facebook LIVE!: How To Find A Good Realtor
Have you ever questioned whether your realtor really has your best interest in mind? On today's episode of KLA NOW, Cody Kessler talks about the best ways to find out if you have good real estate agent. He suggests that the first steps... READ MORE
KLA NOW Facebook LIVE!: Fit The House Into The Numbers
In this week's episode of KLA NOW, epiphany has hit Cody Kessler. Clients are constantly dealing with the same problem - being poushed into buying homes before their financing is settled. Biggest piece of advice to homebuyers?... READ MORE
Kessler Lending Advisors Go Facebook LIVE!
Commited to giving clients the truth in lending, Kessler Lending Advisors - a division of HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. has embarked in a new ide to promote learning... READ MORE
PRESS RELEASE: Cody Kessler joins Platoon22 as Board Member
Frederick, MD – Platoon 22 announces the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2016... READ MORE
MBS RECAP: Government Shutdown Limbo
Bumpy Ride, but Strong Finish
In the context of the nearly month-long rally in place since Sep 6th, today's MBS movements were more volatile than average.
Mortgage Rates Continue to New 3-Month Lows
Mortgage ratesfell noticeably today, keeping alive an impressive streak of 13 days without higher rates.
Three out of those 13 have been 'unchanged,' yesterday being one of them. There was a chance this marked a shift in the positive momentum, but financial markets were quick to get back on the 'lower rates' bandwagon when it began rolling again this morning
Appraisers Are the Lenders 'Eyes and Ears'
The appraiser is the “eyes and ears of the lender,” and his or her job is to a market valuation of the property independent of the outcome of the loan, explained an executive with an appraisal management company.
Realtors and appraisers are valuing properties for two different reasons, explained Joni Pilgrim, the co-founder and director of sales and marketing for Nationwide Appraisal Network, Tampa, Fla.
U.S. Mortgage Rates Slide With 30-Year at Two-Month Low of 4.32%
Mortgage rates for 30-year U.S. loans tumbled to a two-month low after the Federal Reserve said it wouldn’t reduce its pace of monthly bond buying.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to 4.32 percent from 4.5 percent, Freddie Mac said in a statement today. The average 15-year rate decreased to 3.37 percent from 3.54 percent, according to the McLean, Virginia-based company.
Who's Who In Your Real Estate Transaction
Roles and Responsibilites
Whether you are looking to buy a home or already own one, you will work with many housing professionals and it is important to understand the specific service each provides. Following are the key professionals you will work with and the roles they play