Articles

A Serious Question About the Proposed Stimulus Checks December 23, 2020
A Serious Question About the Proposed Stimulus Checks

I need someone to objectively help me understand why we are talking about giving tons of money in stimulus checks to everyone in the United States. I realize it’s not everyone because there are limitations on income, etc. But, why are we…

Read More »

Fed Announces They are Staying Involved in Bond Purchases December 16, 2020
Fed Announces They are Staying Involved in Bond Purchases

It’s Fed day, which always gives us a chance to talk about how the mortgage industry is affected by these announcements. To reiterate: they always make an announcement about the Fed funds rate, but this rate is a completely different rate than…

Read More »

So Much for the Cyclical Year End Slow Down… December 9, 2020
So Much for the Cyclical Year End Slow Down…

Going into the holidays, we typically see a cyclical slowdown in the real estate market during this time of year. Today I looked at November’s stats to see the current trends in the market, and it’s clear that this slowdown isn’t happening…

Read More »

Is December a Good Time to Sell Your Home? December 2, 2020
Is December a Good Time to Sell Your Home?

Every year during this time, we hear about the same topic from homeowners: is it a good month to buy or sell? Or, should I wait until the new year? Volumes tend to nosedive in December when it comes to real estate…

Read More »

Important Changes in Conventional Lending for Homes with Solar Panels November 18, 2020
Important Changes in Conventional Lending for Homes with Solar Panels

There are so many houses with solar panels now, especially since California is making it mandatory on new home construction. Recently, conventional lending has made some changes that you need to know about. We are starting to see these changes have an…

Read More »

The News Cycles Continue… What’s the Impact? November 11, 2020
The News Cycles Continue… What’s the Impact?

As a follow-up to last week’s topic, I’m still watching the news headlines to see what is going on in our country. These news stories impact the financial markets, which has an impact on interest rates – so I want to see…

Read More »

Franklin Loan Center | NMLS 237653
Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act, 4131316
http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/entitydetails.aspx/COMPANY/237653
For questions or concerns please email info@franklinlc.com