Elite Realty Group
442 E. Economy Rd
Morristown, TN 37814
Phone: 423-307-8566
Fax: 423-307-1051
Email: mike@elkinsteam.com
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 Morristown TN Homes For Sale - Elite Realty Group provides services with Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale to home buyers and home sellers in Morristown Tennessee, Hamblen County Tennessee, Talbott, Russellville, Whitesburg, Bean Station, Grainger County, and surrounding communities.
We specialize in working with Home Sellers in getting their homes listed and sold. We utilize the latest and most up to date marketing materials in assuring the job gets done quickly and with the least amount of hassle. Our homes are listed on over 32 different Real Estate web sites including realtor.com, yahoo.com, trulia.com and many others.

Mortgage News

MBS RECAP: Not The Kind of "Interesting" We Were Looking For

Posted To: MBS Commentary

Well... at least things are interesting . The winter holidays are always a challenge from an analytical and market-watching standpoint. It seems like a vast oversimplification (indeed, I didn't believe it was true when someone tried to educate me years ago), but "new year momentum" can really be the primary motivation for bond markets. And it really can be something we just have to wait for until the 2nd week of January. In the case of 2018, the 2nd week of January suggested the New Year momentum was toward higher rates. As we wrap up the 3rd week of of January, that continues to be the case. It's really that simple. There's no need to dissect causality on smaller scales. But if you want smaller scale causality, we can talk about a fairly massive amount of corporate debt...(read more)

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Be Careful With News on Mortgage Rates Today

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

It's Thursday, which means Freddie Mac released its weekly update on mortgage rates . This is typically not that big of a deal because mortgage rates don't tend to move enough in the short term to expose the shortfalls of Freddie's methodology. To be perfectly fair to Freddie, their methodology is fine for those who want a once-a-week look at rates and who aren't currently in the process of shopping for a mortgage or home. Unfortunately , much of the consumer-level interest in mortgage rate news comes from those who are in the process of shopping from a mortgage or home! Granted, they're not seeking out Freddie's rate survey, but they do tend to come across internet news that cites Freddie's data as a source. Enter the pitfalls. Freddie's survey deadline is Wednesday for any given week and...(read more)

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A Request; Should Fannie and Freddie Update Their Credit Requirements?

Posted To: MND NewsWire

There is a rather unusual request up on the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA's) website. Two FHFA analysts, saying that the issue of updating the credit score requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) is among the most difficult they have faced, are personalizing an earlier formal Request for Input (RFI) published in the Federal Record. Robert M. Dunsky, Principal Financial Engineer, and Elizabeth R. Spring, Senior Policy Analyst, from the Offices of Housing & Regulatory Policy and Policy Analysis & Research respectively wrote the request. They explain that the GSEs currently use the Classic FICO model, supplementing it with their own automated underwriting systems (AUS) where no credit score is available for a borrower. FHFA believes an update to the GSE credit score...(read more)

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 Morristown TN Homes For Sale - Elite Realty Group provides services with Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale to home buyers and home sellers in Morristown Tennessee, Hamblen County Tennessee, Talbott, Russellville, Whitesburg, Bean Station, Grainger County, and surrounding communities.
We specialize in working with Home Sellers in getting their homes listed and sold. We utilize the latest and most up to date marketing materials in assuring the job gets done quickly and with the least amount of hassle. Our homes are listed on over 32 different Real Estate web sites including realtor.com, yahoo.com, trulia.com and many others.