Lending

Holly Walther, Branch Manager and Senior Loan Officer, The Holly Walther Lending Team Powered By Success Mortgage Partners
Holly Walther, Branch Manager and Senior Loan Officer, The Holly Walther Lending Team Powered By Success Mortgage Partners

“Buying a home, for most people, is the biggest financial decision of their lives. I am honored and humbled every single time someone trusts me to guide them through this milestone.” — Holly Walther, The Holly Walther Lending Team

Purchase applications in Georgia beat out last year’s numbers
Purchase applications in Georgia beat out last year’s numbers

Economists with the Mortgage Bankers Association predict mortgage rates will remain low for the next couple of years, though there is at least one scenario under which they could rise more quickly.

Will COVID-19 push appraisals toward automation?
Will COVID-19 push appraisals toward automation?

Both the way appraisers approach their work and the adoption of AVMs and other technology-based valuations will likely see major changes in the coming years, according to experts.

Will forbearance backfire? What to tell clients about their options
Will forbearance backfire? What to tell clients about their options

Some homeowners worry that, after a few months of forbearance, they’ll be required to pay everything they owe upfront, in one lump sum.

Georgia one of six states with no dispensation on evictions
Georgia one of six states with no dispensation on evictions

A new Marcus & Millichap report calls on multifamily owners and operators to implement a 90-day moratorium on evictions.

NAR: This recession won’t be like the last
NAR: This recession won’t be like the last

NAR chief economist tells the Atlanta Realtors Association that housing and Georgia are well positioned to recover from recession.

Government-backed loan program is just the beginning
Government-backed loan program is just the beginning

Small business owners could help keep their businesses running through a combination of Paycheck Protection Program loans and private loans.

Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders
Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders

But beware of the busy times: Customer satisfaction rates drop when loan volume increases.

When clients say yes to a mortgage without an “I do”

Today more than ever, as millennials are delaying marriage and homeownership remains the American dream, agents are guiding non-traditional buyers through the transaction process. Whether it’s unmarried couples, friends or relatives investing in a property together, agents can add

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