A View from the Beach

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Mortgage and Lending - Jeff Baxter Mortgage Team - NMLS #191033
Thoughts on the mortgage market and the Delaware Beach (Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach, and Lewes).

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2009 

If you own rental property in Bethany Beach, get ready for a new town mandated safety checklist to protect your tenant's (even weekly summer visitor's) safety. Bethany Beach Town Council members voted 5-1 at their Jan. 16 meeting to adopt the new safety checklist, which will be sent out to proper...
01/25/2009
From a Newsletter I follow: If we could sum up the markets in one word right now, the word would be "volatility." The past several days we were volatile on the downside for stocks and bonds. And up for oil. It is interesting because at least one pattern was broken. In the past few months rates an...
01/25/2009
You may have heard something about Reverse Mortgages lately - something changed - something big maybe?  You heard right because something is changing with Reverse Mortgages.  Beginning February 2nd, Seniors can now use a Reverse Mortgage to help purchase a home and never have to make a mortgage p...
01/23/2009
If you've been watching mortgage rates, your probably wondering why they've bounced back up over the past week.  Yes, I know, the media keep harping on 11 straight weeks of declining rates and if you look to the right of this post on my website you'll see last week's Freddie Mac average is 4.96% ...
01/20/2009
I'm always looking for ways to increase my productivity and, in some cases, to just be able to stop procrastinating when I feel overwhelmed with things to do.  Now that we are in the middle of a refinance boom, an economic and credit crisis, an investment crisis, and a just plain crisis of confid...
01/18/2009
We get the question every day.  How much will this home go up in value?  Well, maybe not so much these days, but here's something to think about.  What if your house never went up in value - should you still buy?  Click below and get my answer.  Hint:  Emotion can be a big driver in the home purc...
01/13/2009
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