Mortgages

American Family Funding: Update On Santa Clarita Mortgages – May 11, 2018

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The consumer price index, which measures inflation, was slightly lower than expected in April. Lack of inflationary pressure helps keep rates lower. The producer price index was also a bit lower than April’s forecast, another sign of lower inflation pressure. Prices rose 0.1% instead of the expected 0.3%. Oil prices continue to rise, hitting the highest levels since 2014. Increasing ...

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American Family Funding: Update On Santa Clarita Mortgages – April 27, 2018

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Concerns over inflation and a spike in Treasury yields drove rates up this week. The 10-yr Treasury broke the 3% yield mark for the first time since 2014. While inflation is growing domestically, lack of inflation is still a concern overseas. The ECB is continuing economic stimulus, helping to keep rates lower here. Consumer confidence rebounded in April, pointing to ...

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American Family Funding Partners With Credit Unions To Help Members

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American Family Funding in Santa Clarita has forged partnerships with a number of credit unions throughout Southern California to help members achieve their dreams of home ownership and refinancing. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. “In Southern California, we’re partnered up with about eight credit unions, and we really want to help ...

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American Family Funding: Update On Santa Clarita Mortgages – April 06, 2018

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Factory activity slowed in March, but growth in the manufacturing sector is still going strong. More companies showed signs of expanding than shrinking. By: Fred Arnold | American Family Funding Tariffs on goods from China continued to dominate the headlines this week. Trade war concerns have helped keep mortgage rates from rising. Jobless claims were up on the week, but ...

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American Family Funding: Update On Santa Clarita Mortgages – March 23, 2018

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As expected, the Fed raised policy rates at this week’s meeting. While they alluded to only two more hikes this year, rising inflation could necessitate more. The institution of tariffs, most recently against China, can contribute to rising inflation by limiting free markets. Inflation fuels rising interest and mortgage rates. After rising quickly early in the year, mortgage rates have ...

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American Family Funding: Choosing The Right Lender For Santa Clarita Mortgages

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At American Family Funding, Mortgage Advisor and Operations Manager Dave Cantrell is talking about how important it is for residents to choose the right lender for their Santa Clarita mortgages. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Choosing the right lender is of utmost importance, because you want to make sure that you’re ...

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American Family Funding: Update On Santa Clarita Mortgages – March 16, 2018

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Consumer inflation was less threatening in February according to the recent CPI data. If inflation rises too quickly, mortgage rates could follow. Concerns over import tariffs and possible trade wars continue to plague markets and could cool the economy. This could help keep rates from rising. The Fed is expected to raise policy rates at next week’s meeting. The change ...

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5 Benefits Of Closing A VA Loan In Santa Clarita

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American Family Funding has helped many of our local veterans utilize their VA benefits by obtaining a VA home loan. The VA Loan program, backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, is designed to help veterans, reservists and active duty personnel find a home. VA Loans are available for active duty and honorably discharged veterans without income limitations or a ...

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Santa Clarita Reverse Mortgage Specialists Explains: How To Qualify

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When considering a reverse mortgage, your Santa Clarita reverse mortgage specialist will look for four things to see if you qualify for the program. “There can be confusion surrounding a reverse mortgage,” says Steve Schaefer, a Santa Clarita mortgage professional at American Family Funding. “The biggest misconception is that these are last resort loans, when in reality, many of the ...

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