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Mortgage Rates, Forecast, Self Employment with Pat McCormick [E106]
Episode 10622nd February 2024 • Business By The Numbers • LSTN Media LLC
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In this episode, we dive deep into the world of mortgages with Pat McCormick, a seasoned expert from McCormick Mortgage Services.

As we explore the complexities of the current mortgage landscape, including fluctuating interest rates and the outlook for future homebuyers, Pat offers invaluable insights that could impact everyone from first-time buyers to seasoned investors.

Whether you're contemplating a new home purchase or seeking strategies to navigate the mortgage market, this discussion sheds light on the most pressing questions in today's economic climate.

• Understanding Interest Rates: Pat shares his perspective on the recent surge in mortgage rates, the factors influencing these changes, and what it means for the average homebuyer. Despite the challenges, there's a silver lining as rates begin to show signs of improvement, potentially signaling a more favorable buying season ahead.

• Strategies for Homebuyers: With many potential buyers on the sidelines due to uncertainty in the market, Pat emphasizes the importance of strategic planning. He discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve's decisions on mortgage rates and offers advice for those looking to navigate the current environment.

• The Future of Mortgage Rates: Delving into the complexities of how mortgage rates are determined, Pat explains the relationship between Federal Reserve actions and the mortgage market. He provides predictions on rate movements and strategies for buyers to consider in anticipation of future rate cuts.

• Advice for Self-Employed Borrowers: Recognizing the unique challenges faced by self-employed individuals in securing mortgages, Pat offers targeted advice to improve eligibility and optimize financial profiles for loan approval.


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