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PO Box 1687
Manitowoc, WI 54221-1687
Tel: 920-973-7748

Weekly Update 02/26/2018

February 26, 2018

March Membership Meeting Sign up today for our March 15th Membership Meeting Our presenter is Chris Loose with Lakeshore Cap.  In addition to Chris Loose, Nic Sparacio with the City of Manitowoc will be discussing a new down payment assistance program. Following the short presentation of this new program, we will have any Lenders who…

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Weekly Update 02/19/2018

February 19, 2018

2018-19 Board of Directors Nominations In the next weeks, the Nominating Committee will be reaching out to our members asking them to consider running for a position on the Board of Directors.  Please consider running for President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer or a Director position. Elections will be held May 10th at Fox Hills Resort. Feel free to…

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Instant Reaction: 2017 Q4 GDP

January 26, 2018

Posted in Comments & Statements, by Adam DeSanctis on January 26, 2018 The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department release on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the fourth quarter: “The economy expanded at a respectable rate of 2.3% in 2017. That’s a good comeback considering a very…

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More Americans Think It’s a Good Time to Sell a Home

June 20, 2017

With home prices zooming up with no end in sight, a record number of Americans think it’s a good time to sell a home. About 61% of folks said there was no time like the present to put a home on the market, according to Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey for May. That’s the highest percentage…

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It’s About to Become Easier to Qualify for a Mortgage—Here’s Why

June 7, 2017

We’re living in expensive times—when a bottle of fresh juice can run you $5, rents and home prices are soaring, and the bills never seem to stop piling up. But aspiring homeowners might soon get a break as it becomes a little easier for those with student, credit card, and car loan debt to qualify for a mortgage.…

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President Trump to Americans: Happy National Homeownership Month

June 1, 2017

In honor of National Homeownership Month, which begins today, President Donald Trump has committed to helping hard-working Americans become homeowners. This year’s theme is “Find Your Place in a New Era of Homeownership.” The president pledged to strengthen the middle class by reducing rules and regulations, cutting taxes, and ending unnecessary government spending. “For generations of…

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Mortgage Rates Slide to Fresh 2017 Low as Inflation Slips Through Fed’s Fingers

May 31, 2017

The benchmark rate for home loans remained in free fall in the most recent week in the wake of lackluster economic data that hinted the central bank may be slower to raise interest rates than it expects, mortgage provider Freddie Mac said Thursday. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.94%, down one basis point during the…

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