Mortgage rates are at historic lows but does that mean you should refinance? The 30 year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.97 % on Sept. 20th down from 4.3% on May 1st. Mortgage rates remain near the lowest levels they’ve been over the past 3 years. For example, a year ago rates were as high as… [Read More]
Looking for a new home and wondering the benefits to working with a mortgage broker over a mortgage banker? Explore the differences it makes on your home loan and make an informed decision! Have more questions? Jack has more answers! Click or Call today! (562) 340-9453 // www.jackskovgard.com Jack Skovgard Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS:… [Read More]
With so many people filing for refinance these days, it can take a lot longer than you’d expect to have your refinance go through. You don’t have control over how backed up your lender is with applications. However, you can speed things up on your end by gathering all of the appropriate documents before starting… [Read More]
Using special federal and local housing funds, the City of Lakewood is offering grants of up to $3,000 and interest-free, deferred-payment loans up to $18,000 for low-to-moderate income residents to repair and rehabilitate their homes. Hundreds of Lakewood residents have successfully used the city-run program to make needed repairs they otherwise would not have been… [Read More]
Wow! September has just flown by! I couldn’t believe it was time to make the cupcake rounds again! As always, I was so excited to be making several different stops on the cupcake route this month. Check out the awesome individuals I was able to work with this past month! Every batch of cupcakes represents a… [Read More]
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