Happy New Year!

by Barry Diamond on Jan 2, 2023

                              Life is short. Dream big…

Happy Holidays!

by Barry Diamond on Dec 23, 2022

May the joy of the holiday season fill your heart and the hearts of those you love.  

Where to From Here?

by Barry Diamond on Nov 29, 2022

Jerome Powell, Federal Reserve chairman, plans to address the country tomorrow, two days before the Fed’s formal announcement of December’s…


by Barry Diamond on Nov 11, 2022

Thank you for your service!

Fed Up .75%

by Barry Diamond on Nov 2, 2022

Today, 11/2/2022, the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike of .75%. From the tone of the media it seemed like…

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Fed-Powell Q&A 9/8

by Barry Diamond on Sep 8, 2022

The Federal Reserve had a Q&A session today, pre-market and into the open. Here are a list of the bullet…

Inflation vs. The Fed’s Rate

by Barry Diamond on Aug 15, 2022

Last few years above:        June’s inflation – highest in 41 years!         Next Inflation Update – 9/13/2022 Inflation has been above…

How Now J. Powell?

by Barry Diamond on Apr 22, 2022

Never one to disappoint, the star of the Federal Reserve, Mr. Jerome Powell left his Darth Vader mask at home…

What the Fed said

by Barry Diamond on Mar 16, 2022

About an hour before market close Jerome Powell addressed the nation with the Federal Reserve’s plan to increase rates. He…

Mortgage Rates Right Now

by Barry Diamond on Mar 7, 2022

The Fed raising rates- how much and how many times, stopping bond purchases, selling assets, oh and yea a small…

Winning the Bidding War

by Barry Diamond on Feb 15, 2022

I Love My Lender – Purchase Advantage ILML E Pre-QualHunting for a home right now? Looking to purchase something quickly…

Federal Reserve Statement Today

by Barry Diamond on Jan 26, 2022

Stocks have been down for several weeks, most turning around this morning at the open. The 10-Year Treasury Note, general…

Rates Are On The Rise

by Barry Diamond on Jan 19, 2022

With inflation over 7% and the Federal Reserve stating that they are planning 4 rate hikes instead of 3 this…

The Party Is Coming To An End!

by Barry Diamond on Jan 18, 2022

After a long weekend, relative rates seem to be making their move even further north. The Ten-Year Treasury Note peaked…

Commercial Lending

by Barry Diamond on Jul 16, 2021

Our commercial loan programs provide options to finance or refinance commercial property. Programs are available for domestic and international investors.…

FHA 203k Loan Program

by Barry Diamond on Jul 16, 2021

Section 203(k) insurance enables homebuyers and homeowners to finance both the purchase (or refinancing) of a house and the cost…

What Mortgage Is Right for Me?

by Barry Diamond on Jul 16, 2021

Are you a first-time homebuyer? I’m sure you’ve got questions about your mortgage options. There are many programs out there,…

What is a VA Loan?

by Barry Diamond on Jul 14, 2021

The VA Loan began in 1944 through the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, also known as the GI Bill of Rights.…

What is HUD?

by Barry Diamond on Jul 14, 2021

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development website provides extensive information about buying a home including affordability, borrower’s rights,…

Homebuyer Education

by Barry Diamond on Jul 14, 2021

Freddie Mac is a publicly held corporation chartered by Congress to increase the supply of funds that mortgage lenders, such…

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