Upfront MIP changing from 1.75% to 2.25% I just wanted to let everyone know that the FHA change in upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium is quickly approaching!!  April 5th is the date that FHA raises the upfront premium from 1.75% to 2.25% of the loan amount.  1/2 a percent increase is pretty signi...
Contrary to popular belief, 100% financing is available in the Spokane market.  USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Loans are available to help those buyers that want to buy but don't have funds for a down payment, or want to save the money for improvements in the house they are buying. Areas in Sp...
Let me preface this by stating that I am by no means a "The end is coming!  Act now!  There is no better time to buy or refinance!" type of a guy.  That said, "The end is coming!  Act now!  There is no better time to buy or refinance!" :) In all honesty, we do not know how the MBS bond Market wil...
  I wanted to drop a quick blog to get let you know about a campaing that I hold dear to my heart.   The YMCA's Partners for Youth Campaign is underway and I'm raising money for it!  This campaign is something I am VERY passionate about as it promotes diversity, changes lives, and gives hope dire...
For the past couple weeks or so mortgage rates have held relatively steady.  Most pricing about 5.0% with rates dropping as low as 4.75% here or there (30yr fixed mortgage). This morning (2/3/10), the Mortgage Bankers Association released their weekly Mortgage Applications Index.  The survey cove...
I wanted to take a moment to send out some much deserved respect to the Tiny Car Shop in Spokane.  Located near the corner of Nevada and Francis, this little shop is easily over looked from the outside, but don't be fooled!!  Every dealing I have ever had with Craig and Kara has been the absolut...
930 N. Monroe Spokane, WA 99201Phone: 509-777-YMCA(9622) I felt compelled to write a quick note on the YMCA, specifically the early child care services they offer.  My wife and I researched many different child care and learning institutions for our children and when it came down to it, nothing ...
As I am sure everyone has heard, rates are near all-time lows.  My phone has been ringing off the hook with new and old clients trying to take advantage of the sub 5% interest rates that are available right now. !!!NEWSFLASH!!!I am not the only Loan Officer experiencing this.  There is a refi wa...
But not so bad for Spokane Valley.  CQ Press City released their annual Crime Rankings today and Spokane out-ranked Seattle and Portland, while Spokane Valley, Bellingham and Bellevue came in toward the bottom of the list. In Idaho, Boise and Nampa also came in toward the bottom. "We're faced wit...
After graduating from the University of Oregon, a good friend of mine moved to Seattle to begin his career.  An avid UO Duck football fan, he found it frustrating to find a local bar to watch his Alama Mater play on Saturday.  He knew he couldn't be the only one, so he developed: University of Or...

-- Casey Brischle

Spokane Home Loan Mortgage Professional
Ask me a question
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the foot to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information