Mortgage / Real Estate Financing

Good Afternoon,
Last week, Mark Jamison, Senior Wealth Director of BNY Mellon in Menlo Park invited me to his office to listen to ACG present on the economy and what they believe will occur over the next 12 months. (To view the actual presentation, click here.)
In the panel, consisting of Senior Analyst from BNY, a VC, a

I have a new loan product that helps developers sell more property in today’s high-rate market.  It’s called 2 to 1 Jumbo Loan and no retail bank offers it.
The concept of this program works like this… Current jumbo rates are approximately 6%.  The buydown (which is priced a tad higher than current market), allows the borrower or seller (builder

Over the last 30+ years, I have been providing 3 types of financing to clients… Residential Financing, Commercial Financing and Reverse Mortgage Financing.
In that time, I have seen all 3 improve and evolve but the one category that has improved the most is Reverse Mortgages.  In the past, when a customer applied for one, they were really throwing the

It’s been some time since I sent out a newsletter on rates, the market and food for thought in the world of real estate…
What’s prompted me to send a report now has a lot to do with rising home inventory, rising interest rates and the Dow Jones, down by 11.32% year to date currently resting at 32,654 down from

This is something I shared with another client making offers.  Just some advice to share with you😊
With listing inventory this low in the bay area, you should ask your agent/Realtor what they think the property/listing will sell for vs what its worth.  Many agents list property below market to get multiple offers and higher prices.  Rarely do we run