Oregon Mortgage Blog

The shutdown’s impact on mortgage rates

The government shutdown is now the longest running shutdown in our history.  Over 800,000 federal workers remain without a paycheck.  Meanwhile, the government is accruing back wages to the tune of $2,000 per second. How is the shutdown impacting home loans? Mortgage Rates The government shutdown has helped contribute to lower mortgage rates.  How? First […]

Credit Myth #6: It takes a great credit score to qualify for a home loan (not true)

After spending over 16 years in the mortgage lending industry I have identified seven myths that consumers commonly hold regarding their credit.  In this series of videos I am going to breakdown each myth and help you better understand how your credit scores are determined so that you can achieve a better outcome for your […]

Mortgage Rates at multi-month lows but expected to rise during 2019

Happy New Year!  77% of US citizens set financial goals for their new year’s resolutions.  Did you?  Unfortunately only 1 in 5 are able to see their resolutions through February. I hope 2019 brings you good health and prosperity! Mortgage Rates Interest rates start off the new year at the best levels since the spring […]