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Starkey Mortgage Helps Veterans Achieve Homeownership through VA Loans

Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR #2146) is a proud supporter of our troops, and as a national lending company, they aim to help every service member or veteran achieve their dream of homeownership. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers service members, veterans and surviving spouses the opportunity to become homeowners through […]

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Starkey Mortgage Gives Back to Local Communities in Need

Starkey Mortgage’s Community Connection program was established in 2000 to better address the needs of the community. The mortgage company donates $250 for each loan closed to the home builder or buyer’s charity of choice. In the past year, more than $80,000 has been gifted to charities in Starkey Mortgage’s local communities across the United States. […]

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Luxury Home Market Expanding for Mortgage Lenders

It is still a buyer’s market in the luxury home market per the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM), with a Market Action Index (MAI) at 28. The MAI measures available supply relative to the current level of demand. However, the current index is very close to 30, which is considered a seller’s market. As reported […]

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How the Shutdown Affects the Mortgage Industry

According to industry officials, the mortgage industry isn’t likely to face drastic, immediate repercussions because of the government shutdown. However, if the shutdown were to last longer than two weeks, the industry can expect to see more of an impact. The vast majority of home loans are processed through Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, both […]