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Weekly Market Update – March 22, 2019

News from the Federal reserve meeting and their plans for the balance sheet. Existing home sales blew expectations out of the water! Mortgage rates have improved. I'm here all weekend waiting for your calls and questions! I'd love to get your buyers pre-approved!...

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Weekly Market Update – March 15, 2019

CPI & PCE reports, rents increased 3.4% to 3.6% on a year over year basis, and new home sales are down 6% — but a wash with last months adjusted numbers. https://youtu.be/NWV-doKgtiU    ...

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Weekly Market Update – February 8, 2019

Rates are EXACTLY the same as they were last year ago on this date! Housing starts are up 25% (December) & appreciation is up 4.4% -- things are looking great for a strong spring housing market.I'm just sitting around all weekend waiting for your calls and...

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Resizing Real Estate With Jennifer Egbert

      Enjoy a casual happy hour with Jennifer Egbert & Brian Manning and learn answers to these and other top real estate questions. What can I do now to prepare my home for sale? How can I buy and sell simultaneously? What will make me the most...

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Buyers and Brews

Come to Backcountry Pizza & Tap House on Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 PM to enjoy complimentary beer, free pizza, wine and salad & to learn more about the home-buying process. RSVP HERE We will teach you a multitude of ways to qualify to purchase a home with...

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Weekly Market Update – February 8, 2019

New Product Announcements from the Guild Leadership Summit"Lock and Shop" -- a great program in this rising rate environment!  100% Lender Financing for First Time Home BuyersBrian is around all weekend! Give him a call to pre-approve your buyers and answer questions...

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Weekly Market Update – January 25, 2019

Existing home sales are down month to month, but don't worry -- these are shoppers from October when rates were higher. Purchase applications are up 13%, a sign of Spring and rates lowering. Unemployment at the lowest number since 1969 with 199K new jobless claims....

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Lending Strategies For Today’s Market: Niche Loan Programs

Class Description: Participants will be able to identify and understand niche loan programs available in today’s mortgage market and how they can be applied to today’s unique Front Rage Real Estate Market. Boulder / Denver is a unique market. Lack of inventory, high...

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Weekly Market Update – January 4, 2019

Weekly Update This week Brian discusses the Fed's plans to be patient with rate hikes this year, fluctuating inflation rates and what it means for mortgage rates, and how the government shut down is affecting the housing market. https://youtu.be/l9S8fMmrT7A  ...

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Brian Manning: The Educator

In addition to being a hardworking mortgage loan officer, Brian also prides himself on being an educator to both Realtors and consumers. Brian has also been an Educational Provider with the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) since 2007. He has taught classes across...

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Weekly Market Update – January 4, 2019

Weekly Update Brian discusses Core Logic report on appreciation, ADP unemployment numbers, BLS Home Report and what could be the best indicator for a recession in 2019.   https://youtu.be/026Lf-B9iKw...

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Weekly Market Update – December 14, 2018

Weekly Update Some of you have been wondering, "Is Brian wearing any clothes while on vacation?" -- Today's update reveals the truth...and a breakdown in the bush! The rest of the Brian Manning Team is here in Boulder all weekend ready to help you and your clients!...

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Weekly Market Update – December 7, 2018

Weekly Market Update Brian says "Hi!" from the middle of the Kalahari DesertThe rest of the Brian Manning Team is here in Boulder all weekend ready to help you and your clients! Grady Winn --  303-500-3839 // gwinn@guildmortgage.net ...

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Brian Manning to Speak at Agent2021 Conference

Brian has been chosen to speak on a panel of experts at the Agent2021 Conference in Florida.  He will be discussing how customer reviews and recommendations drive business growth and also help new clients make purchase decisions. Read his bio here. In its second year,...

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Weekly Market Update – November 30, 2018

Weekly Market UpdateBrian says "Hi!" from Botswana! The rest of the Brian Manning Team is here in Boulder all weekend ready to help you and your clients! Grady Winn --  303-500-3839 // gwinn@guildmortgage.net  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkXgloF3o7E Mortgage...

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Weekly Market Update – November 16, 2018

  Brian reports on the CPI, explains fixed repayments and buying power, CoreLogic numbers, MBA purchase application reports, Brexit moving stock markets which mortgage rates benefited from, and fears about recession. Will the Fed cause it? Happy Friday! I am...

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We Raised $1,350 For Community Foodshare

Thank You   Thank you to everyone who came out for our 4th Annual Fall Fiesta! Thanks to your generosity we were able to donate $1,350 to Community Food Share! This is the MOST we have have ever raised! Thank You! Check out our photobooth photos here.  Can't wait...

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Weekly Market Update – October 26, 2018

Stocks were significantly lower to start the sell off this week, which was good for mortgage rates. Also news on mortgage applications and pending home sales. Join us for Fall Fiesta - November 8th! Happy Friday! I am around all weekend, give me a call! 954-260-0601...

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Weekly Market Update – October 12, 2018

All about stocks this week! If the market starts to rally, investors will pull money from the bond market and mortgage rates could increase as a result. Happy Friday! I am around all weekend, give me a call! 954-260-0601...

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Weekly Market Update – September 21, 2018

  https://youtu.be/AOr4JXrP8ZY   Happy Friday. Brian Manning here. Let's get right to it. Monday this week, pretty quiet news day. Tuesday this week, we had trade wars really impacting the markets, and you think investors are starting to realize some...

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Weekly Market Update – September 15, 2018

  Happy Friday. Brian Manning here with your Weekly Update. Once again, let's get right to it. Lots of Fed talk this week. The Fed is kind of in a paradox which is for these reasons right here. The Federal Reserve is raising rates and...

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Weekly Market Update – September 7, 2018

Wage pressure inflation is moving markets today. Brian also discusses weakened stocks on account of trade negotiations with China and numbers from the ADP & BLS job reports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O725Z_Lg4D4   Happy Friday. Brian Manning here with...

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Weekly Market Update August 31, 2018

Brian explains the Inverted Yield Curve and what it means for a potential recession. He also reports on Case Schiller appreciation, Mortgage Bankers Association purchase applications, pending home sales, PCE and more rate hikes....

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Weekly Market Update August 24, 2018

Lots of news! Brian discusses how the president's double whammy is affecting stock markets. He also reports on existing home sales, first-time homebuyer statistics, the Federal Reserve minutes, Corelogic's report on rising rents, FHFA appreciation reports and new home...

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Lunch and Learn: Tax Reform and Real Estate

  Let us treat you to lunch while Amber Alfano of ABD Tax Accounting, LLC discusses how recent tax reform affects both your clients and YOU as a small business owner. Here are some of the topics she'll cover: New for 2018 - Learn how real estate investors can...

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New Down Payment Assistance Program

Saving for a down payment is often the hardest part in the homebuying process. But it doesn’t have to be. With Guild’s new 3-2-1 Home program, the path to homeownership is possible for first-time buyers who need the benefit of affordable lending.  ...

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Jumbo Mortgages

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCgjg1eYe04&feature=youtu.be   Brian Manning here you know, I was hanging in my garage doing some work, and I just remembered I hadn't talked to you guys about jumbo mortgages for a while. So I just want to tell you a couple...

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Investment 202 Happy Hour

Join us for a guided discussion of Real Estate Investment Strategy. Let a panel of experts answer your questions! Some topics include... - Tax benefits of owning rental property - Mechanics of rental property reporting on your taxes - Tax implications of selling or...

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Weekly Market Update – July 14, 2018

Weekly Market Update - July 14, 2018 Stocks dropped significantly on Wednesday due to US threat of additional $200B in tariffs. I'm around all weekend! Give me a call or text for pre-approvals! M: 954-260-0601...

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Lock In New Construction Loan for 240 Days!

AWESOME LOAN PROGRAM ALERT: Lock-in your new construction loan for up to 240 DAYS before rates go up! If rates happen to get lower before your home closes, we'll float your rate back down! Watch the video to find out more! https://youtu.be/uY0wYpBNHNw

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Weekly Market Update – June 15, 2018

The Fed hiked rates and made an announcement confirming 2 more this year and three more next year. Trade War with China creates more volatility. And Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Reserve, proposes more press releases which will also create more volatility. I...

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Weekly Market Update – May 25, 2018

Mortgage Broker Association reports that new purchase applications are up in spite of raised rates and the Fed is still predicting two or three more rate hikes this year. I will be around all weekend and ready to pre-approve your buyers! Give me a call! 954-260-0601...

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We Moved!

Brian Manning Team Headquarters 2505 Walnut Suite 300 Boulder, CO 80302...

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RSVP HERE FREE Buyers and Brews event on March 21st! Enjoy complimentary beer, free pizza, wine and salad at Backcountry Pizza & Tap House while you learn more about the home-buying process. RSVP HERE RSVP HERE We will teach you a multitude of ways to qualify to...

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2017 Presdidents Club Winner

We are proud to announce that Brian has received the 2017 Presidents Club designation from Guild Mortgage. Brian went to San Diego this week to receive an award and much to Kacie's dismay, did not take any pictures. So here we are recreating the moment as best we...

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Weekly Market Update – December 1, 2017

Weekly Market Update - December 1st From Vientiane, Laos Tax Reform Bill Wreaks Havoc on Market and Rates Go Up         Happy Friday, Brian Manning here with your weekly update but we're not at home can you tell? Let's see, so right behind me is...

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We Raised $1,555 for Community Food Share

THANK YOU Grand Total = $1,555 and 71 Pounds of Food That will provide 4,665 meals for local families! We are happy to announce that together with our amazing network of friends we raised $1,555 and 71 pounds of food for Community Food Share at our 2017 Annual Fall...

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{Video} We made a funny video about fall fiesta….

Thursday, November 16th   //  5:00 - 9:00 (See hilarious video below!) You're invited to our 3rd Annual Fall Fiesta! In the spirit of community we have once again partnered with Community Food Share for our 2017 Client and Friend's Appreciation Party! Please join us...

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[Video] Weekly Market Update – October 20, 2017

This week's market update! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUSjBVrTVWQ   happy Friday Brian Manning here let's 00:08 get right to it but before we do I 00:10 always get a lot of comments about my 00:11 Maneki net though this little guy right 00:12 here the kitty...

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Equifax Breach: Keep Yourself Safe & Market Update

This week - The Equifax Security Breach and how to keep yourself safe. Also, rent is increasing rapidly nationally, and even more locally -- and rates are starting to go up. This is a great time for First Time Home Buyers to consider purchasing a home!...

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Weekly Market Update – August 25, 2017

This Week's Update!News from North Korea moves US Markets and speculation on how our current administration will manage The Federal Reserve when Janet Yellen's term is up.Happy Friday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1QEcyepAkc   Transcription    ...

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Weekly Market Update – August 25, 2017

Could a new waiver mean that appraisals are no longer needed on purchase transactions? Check it out to hear more! https://youtu.be/Cu26kyzEeLg   Transcription Happy Friday! I'm Brian Manning and here’s your weekly update! Guys,  I‘ve been excited to  this video...

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Our First “Third Thursday” With Earl Henderson

  Thank You, Earl! Our first class was a great success with Earl Henderson of Zenith Land Surveying, Inc! Earl answered a ton of questions from a group of 7 local Realtors® on different boundary survey types, their legal limitations, their various uses, and how...

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Beat The Competition With a Full Underwriting Approval

What's full underwriting approval? Its the most valued approval because it means your financial situation has already been reviewed and validated by a mortgage underwriter -- giving you stronger buying power.  Guaranteed financing. You'll be fully approved for a home...

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Announcing Our Third Thursday Educational Series

  YOU'RE INVITED! We are excited to announce a new monthly in-house education series! Every Third Thursday we'll be inviting a local industry professional to our new conference room to present on a topic related to their industry. Our conference room is small, so...

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Guild Mortgage Hits Record Volume in First Half of 2017

Our commitment to paperless and mobile technology as well as our new 1% Down Equity program has allowed Guild to hit record volume in the First Half of 2017. MyMortgage, our digital mortgage portal that combines a paperless loan application with a personalized...

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Guild 1% Down Loan

Homeownership with only 1% down   Introducing the Guild 1% Down Loan, a unique down payment assistance program offering 3% equity with just 1% down.   “3-For-1” Equity You bring 1% down, and we’ll add 2% more—no strings attached* Move in with 3% equity for...

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Weekly Market Update – July 21, 2017

This week's market update! Data from the National Association of Home Builders and also really great Mortgage Application numbers from last week. https://youtu.be/EoyLuRZ4Clc Happy Friday!     Brian Manning with your weekly update, let's get right to it.     So,...

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Brian Manning is a licensed Loan Officer in Colorado for Guild Mortgage Company; Regulated by the CO Division of Real Estate. Licensed in the states of Colorado and Florida, NMLS #324952. The postings on this blog don’t necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of Guild Mortgage Company or its affiliates. This information is not guaranteed to be accurate and shall not be construed as a guarantee of loan approval.  All loans are subject to underwriter approval, and are subject to change without notice.