Kevin Nguyen

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Branch Manager / Sr. Mortgage Consultant
800.815.1945 ext. 3624
916.469.3624 Direct
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 8, 2013

Last week's economic news includes several factors that drove U.S. mortgage rates lower. The Bank of Japan announced that it would increase its purchase of bonds by $1.4 trillion over the next two years.  This news caused yields on Japanese bonds to fall, which made U.S. bonds more appealing to international investors, that in turn increased MBS prices and caused mortgage rates to fall. Bumpy Employment Numbers Support Lower Interest Rates Other significant economic news involves an … [Read More...]

Don’t Get Fooled By Tricky Terms When Purchasing Real Estate

When looking to buy or sell Rancho Cordova real estate, confusing terminology can leave you feeling somewhat uneasy. From a multitude of numbers to marketing jargon, property listings can provide you with an overwhelming amount of information — and it's hard to know what's important. So, brush up on the terms below and don't get fooled this April. Sale-to-List Ratio This is an important number to pay attention to when choosing a real estate professional to sell your home. The percentage is … [Read More...]

Simplified Home Loan Modification Program Recently Announced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced a new, streamlined home loan modification program to help Sacramento home owners who are behind in their payments or own a home with a mortgage that is under water. The purpose of the recently announced program continues to focus on helping troubled borrowers avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes. Simplified Modification Criteria Creates More Opportunity For Home Owners Beginning this summer, on July 1st to be exact, the new … [Read More...]

5 Top Tips For Purchasing Your New Home

It's a great time to buy a new home because there are quite a few Sacramento homes for sale and interest rates have continued to stay comparatively low. Whether it's your first time purchasing real estate or you're a seasoned professional, here are a few tips to make shopping for a new house more pleasurable. 1. Get Help Searching through all of the available properties on the market can be mind-boggling. Find a professional real estate agent to help guide you through the homes for sale and … [Read More...]

Home Prices Accelerate In 2013 WIth Double Digit Growth

Last week, the S&P/Case-Shiller Index showed home prices gaining 8.1 percent during the 12-month period ending January 2013, marking the largest year-over-year increases since the summer of 2006. The Case-Shiller Index measures changes in home prices by tracking same-home sales throughout 20 housing markets nationwide; and the change in sales price from sale-to-sale. Detached, single-family residences are used in the Case-Shiller Index methodology and data is for closed purchase transactions … [Read More...]

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week: April 1st, 2013

European Market Jitters Continue To Affect The US Economy Mortgage rates fell last week as investor concerns over the European economy grew. Fears of growing differences between wealthier European nations and European nations needing economic aid brought higher bond prices and lower mortgage rates. Positive news for Cyprus came when an agreement for an EU bailout was reached, but strict terms indicate that Germany and other nations are growing less enthusiastic about bailing out the banks of EU … [Read More...]