Green Goods on Mortgage Matters

We had a really fun guest this week – Tim Kelly from Green Goods. On Friday we had a bit of a Mortgage Matters outing to check out their showroom on […]

By |February 29th, 2012|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

San Luis Obispo Home Show recap: a fun weekend with the locals

Thanks again to the San Luis Obispo Home Show for an excellent, fun event this past weekend! We met all kinds of local businesses and citizens, who flocked to the […]

By |February 27th, 2012|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

How to Read a Rate Sheet

An average rate sheet will have ten or so rates listed on it and next to those rates will be an associated cost or rebate (money the bank is willing […]

By |February 27th, 2012|Loan Program News|0 Comments

Breaking Down Interest Rate Movement… Costs Increase

Why are interest rates increasing?

Actually, it is more accurate to describe the recent movement in rates as a movement in the cost of the rate.  In other words the rates […]

By |February 23rd, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

FHA Fees to Increase

Before the end of 2011, Congress and President Obama agreed to extend the payroll tax cut.  One item that got snuck into the bill was a little piece allowing HUD […]

By |February 21st, 2012|Loan Program News|0 Comments

Janice Peters: On Hollywood, Mayors, and Small-Town Life

I sat down with the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce 2011 Citizen of the Year and former mayor Janice Peters to talk movie business, community service, and small-town life. Follow […]

By |February 17th, 2012|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

VA and Jumbo Loans

Big day for the office today! We completed VA and Jumbo loan training to stay on top of our game. If you know any veterans or potential “jumbo” loan applicants, […]

By |February 16th, 2012|Loan Program News|0 Comments

Estate Panning Basics Part 1: Giving How You Want to Give

[Editors note: Attorney Bradley Liggett will be a regular contributor to our Professional Insight Blog. He will write on the third Thursday of every month with insight into estate planning. […]

By |February 16th, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Small Town Living, Big City Writing

I am always surprised to hear that “somebodies” frequent our small town and the Central Coast in general. Having lived in Morro Bay for most of my life, I think […]

By |February 15th, 2012|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

Jason VanDyke: When the Lowest Rate is NOT the Best Plan

Jason VanDyke takes a look at a situation where refinancing to the lowest available rate isn’t the best option, and reminds us that every mortgage situation is different. Don’t get […]

By |February 15th, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments