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Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 03/15/2020

Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 03/15/2020

The Federal Reserve Bank cut policy rates to zero in its second surprise move of March. Remember—the Fed does NOT control mortgage rates. Mortgage rates are currently near historically low levels and are expected to remain low. The Fed announced several additional...

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Homie Highlight: Tyler Lovett

Homie Highlight: Tyler Lovett

  "Our business is about technology, yes. But it's also about operations and customer relationships." - Michael DellHaving recently opened a new branch in Austin, TX, a quote from the founder of Dell computer technology company was perfectly in line for...

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Rent vs. Buy: Which one is right for you?

Rent vs. Buy: Which one is right for you?

It’s a common question without a simple answer. If you’re trying to decide whether now’s the right time to become a homeowner or it would be better to continue renting, here are a few things to consider. Cost. According to this Housing Wire article, buying is more...

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HFG Announces Expansion into Southeast

HFG Announces Expansion into Southeast

Homeowners Financial Group (HFG) has announced a new expansion into the Southeast Region for 2020. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based mortgage company will be opening several new offices throughout Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama. The Southeast Region will be led by...

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Homie Highlight: Lauren Iglesias

Homie Highlight: Lauren Iglesias

“The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.” - Charles R. SwindollThis month’s Highlight is known in her market and in the organization as someone who flat out gets it done. With priorities and critical tasks changing regularly,...

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The State of Mortgage Rates in 2020

The State of Mortgage Rates in 2020

Mortgage rates began the year nearly a full percentage point lower than they were at the beginning of 2019 and are expected to stay that way throughout the year. “There’s been hardly any movement at all in either direction. For 2020, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the...

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Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 01/29/2020

Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 01/29/2020

In a unanimous vote today, the Federal Reserve decided to maintain the federal funds target range of 1.50% - 1.75%. The Fed suggested it will leave rates unchanged through the end of 2020 and have said it would take a “material” change in economic outlook to ease...

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HFG is a 2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

HFG is a 2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

Homeowners Financial Group is honored to be recognized as one of 2020's Best Mortgage Companies to Work For! This survey and awards program was designed to identify the industry's top employers and provide organizations with valuable employee feedback. Each company...

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Record low housing inventory: What does it mean for consumers?

Record low housing inventory: What does it mean for consumers?

According to a recent CNBC article, November housing inventory hit an all-time low for the month since the National Association of Realtors began tracking it in 1999. A lack of inventory is being seen in nearly all segments of the market (except high-end homes), but...

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