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Tax Fraud Facts | Infographic

Tax Fraud Facts | Infographic Tax Fraud Facts – Mortgage Infographic: Tax fraud is a rapidly growing concern for many. Did you know that identity theft can lead to tax fraud? Recently the IRS paid out 5.8 billion in fraudulent tax refunds. Don’t let a fraudster run away with your tax refund. […]

Breaking Down The FOMC Statement; Dovish or Hawkish?

by Michael L. Baker, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer at Affinity Mortgage.   There were a TON of rather inconsequential verbiage changes in the Fed statement.  Most of these are merely incidental.  Here are a few that could connote some deeper meaning: 1. The Fed now says that economic activity has […]

Waiting Is The Worst Thing You Could Do

by Michael L. Baker, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer at Affinity Mortgage. In today’s lending and home buying environment waiting is the absolute WORST thing you could do. I see it time and time again where a client of mine waits to make an offer on a home and loses out on […]

Purchase Your Next Home With ONLY 3% Down!

by Michael L. Baker, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer at Affinity Mortgage. 2017 is here and with it come a host of mortgage guideline improvements! One that started at the end of 2016, but that I see as a HUGE boon in 2017 is the 3% down payment Conventional Loan Purchase […]

Happy Halloween; a video to put you in the Halloween Spirit!

Happy Halloween from Michael Baker and the Affinity Mortgage Team!

What does Brexit mean for Mortgage Interest Rates?

by Michael L. Baker, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer at Affinity Mortgage. I just got a call from a current client of mine, he wanted to know if we could break his interest rate lock because he just talked to someone that said rates on the 30 year will be at […]

The Mortgage Daily News is Out for Friday, April 29, 2016

by Michael L. Baker, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer at Affinity Mortgage.   The Mortgage Daily News by Michael Baker is out! #Mortgage #RealEstate https://t.co/fSpNnFNajV — Michael Baker (@affinityloans) April 29, 2016