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DFW Mortgage Market Update for May 27

We hope you had a great holiday weekend. We appreciate those that have given their lives for our freedom.

DFW jobs are in the top 10% of the country, and our affordability and appreciation rates are in the top third. Now is a perfect place and time to buy or sell.

Appreciate is 6%-8% and it looks to remain that high for the rest of the year. Freddie Mac is stating that...

Realtor Coffee Talk: CORE Coach Steve Kaer

Steve joined the CORE Training program back in the recession, and every year since then he has DOUBLED his commission income! Watch the video see some tips on how you could do the same!

Steve Kaer provides a couple of tips that will help you in this summer season. Theme days include:

Monday: Calls to VIP Tuesday: Update calls Wednesday: Fast and hot leads Thursday: Favorite...

Home Loans for Veterans in Dallas

May is National Military Appreciation month and we remember those who have died serving our country in the armed forces on Memorial Day. As we think about Veterans, we want to take a moment to share all of the options available regarding Home Loans for Veterans in Dallas.

At The Tuttle Group, we are proud to help Service Members and Veterans in the Dallas-area achieve the American...

Simple House Deals

Frank Reed from SimpleHouseDeals.com explains how to use “soft money” to help you buy the house you want. Simple House Solutions allows you the flexibility to search for the right property. His team is constantly building their property list with properties that are great as the primary home or an investment. Frank does the hard work up front to help you get conventional...

DFW Mortgage Market Update: Mid-May 2017

This week we had housing news that was not as good as expected. While new housing starts are strong, but the stock market took a dive due to the current political climate. Interest rates improved, but look for next week to make an adjustment.

Since March we have seen a steady climb. If you had were locked in March, you are doing well. You should try to lock in rates now due to...

Realtor Coffee Talk: Top Producer Mike Wood

Top producer Mike Wood is on this week’s Coffee Talk. With 200 deals last year, they are currently running 20 sales a month this year. Mike’s big tip for 2017 is to “regrade” fans and work on relationships. Build a strong referral business. This creates a better way to build the relationship and enhance future growth. Mike also states that biggest gain realtors...

Realtor Coffee Talk – Let’s Cook Some Steak

May 18 we will be holding a customer appreciation event at Local Yocal in McKinney. At our Steak 101, you will see different cuts of meat and tips on grilling. This will be an excellent time with your peers.https://youtu.be/_HINQHJ05LYAndy Tuttle will be at SCORE Summer Conference next week.

Coffee Talk: Leverage our Prequalification Marketing Kit

Our pre-qualification marketing kit will help with buyers that have lost some momentum. This kit will help you manage your buyer’s expectations by keeping them focused on the house, the neighborhood and their lifestyle. The marketing kit also helps educate the consumer on the financial side.

Make a maximum impact with minimal effort.

The pre-qualification marketing kit...

DFW Mortgage Update – April 29, 2017

Hello, home buyers and happy weekend.

Great things. Stats show great appreciate 8.2% for a metro area. Fantastic place to buy a home. We will continue to see appreciation in this range for the next few years. For instance: $10,000 down on a $200,000 home that $20k on 8% appreciate you will make $16,000

Rates Not only appreciation is up, but inventory is...

DFW Mortgage Market Update: Rates held strong after solid Jobs Report

Hello home buyers and happy weekend.

This is a weekly update to educate you on what is happening in the market, how that affects rates and how that affects you while you’re out shopping for homes.

Dense news week with Ben Bernanke was speaking to Congress and the Federal Reserve meeting. No Fed hike, but looking to may have an increase in June. The jobs report...

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