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From David’s Desk: December 6, 2019

We're excited to start featuring Guest Market Updates from David Battany, EVP Capital Markets at Guild Mortgage. David was born and raised in Boulder and earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1985. He's excited to periodically be featured...

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From David’s Desk: December 5, 2019

We're excited to start featuring Guest Market Updates from David Battany, EVP Capital Markets at Guild Mortgage. David was born and raised in Boulder and earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1985. He's excited to periodically be featured...

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From David’s Desk: December 2, 2019

We're excited to start featuring Guest Market Updates from David Battany, EVP Capital Markets at Guild Mortgage. David was born and raised in Boulder and earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1985. He's excited to periodically be featured...

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Weekly Market Update – November 22, 2019

Housing starts and new building permits were both up in October. In fact, new permits were up 5% which is the best showing since summer of 2007.Unemployment is also up for the second month in a row. This could be an indicator of a recession, but we aren't alarmed yet....

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From David’s Desk: October 25, 2019

We're excited to start featuring Guest Market Updates from David Battany, EVP Capital Markets at Guild Mortgage. David was born and raised in Boulder and earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1985. He's excited to periodically be featured...

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Weekly Market Update – October 18, 2019

This week I explain the Cass Freight Index, a shift in Housing starts, and some interesting facts about a spike in the birthrate 33 years ago affecting Millennial and First Time Homebuyer numbers today.Call or text me if you need me -- I am around all...

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Weekly Market Update – October 4, 2019

This week: Jobs report from ADP, BLS Report on unemployment, and a  Fall Fiesta invitationCall or text me if you need me -- I am around all weekend!303-500-3839 // bmanning@guildmortgage.net Happy Friday, Brian Manning here with a weekly updates. Let's get right to...

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Weekly Market Update – September 27, 2019

Lots to talk about this week. The Case Shiller report, FHFA reporting on home appreciation, and pending home sales!Call or text me if you need me -- I am around all weekend!303-500-3839 // bmanning@guildmortgage.nethttps://youtu.be/iYjrkrAG678Lots to talk about this...

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From David’s Desk: September 23, 2019

We're excited to start featuring Guest Market Updates from David Battany, EVP Capital Markets at Guild Mortgage. David was born and raised in Boulder and earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1985. He's excited to periodically be featured...

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Market Update – September 20, 2019

Wednesday was a huge news day. Existing home sales are up 2.6% year over year. Also, the Federal Reserve cut rates .25% despite all 12 members being in disagreement. Brian chats about how the Personal Consumption Expenditure affects inflation, which affects the Fed's...

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Market Update – September 13, 2019

Good news for buyers with lower credit scores or not a lot for a downpayment. FHA Spot Approvals are back! This will allow us to approve condos on a case by case basis for FHA financing starting October 15th! Spread the word or call me with any questions. Call or text...

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Market Update – September 6, 2019

Weekly Market UpdateIt's jobs week! Core logic home appreciation is up, markets move simply because a meeting was announced, & less jobs are being created which is an indicator of a recession.Brian is around all weekend to help you and your buyers.  Just shoot him...

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Market Update – August 30, 2019

Brian chats about how tariffs and the president's comments affect financial markets. Buyers on the fence? Keep scrolling to find out how you can invite them to our upcoming home buying class.Even though it's a holiday weekend -- Brian is around to help you and your...

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Market Update – August 2, 2019

HUGE NEWS WEEKYes, the Feds cut short term rates and we even saw a small price improvement yesterday (due to the bond market increasing after a new tariff was placed on China imports) in mortgages, BUT falling mortgage rates are never guaranteed and may not last...

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Market Update – July 27, 2019

Amazon gets into the Real Estate game and how the Fed's predicted rate cut will affect mortgage rates. Happy Friday! 303-500-3839 // bmanning@guildmortgage.net https://youtu.be/BojoJUdqTq8      

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Market Update – July 12, 2019

Lots of fed news this week! Rates will be cut this month, but don't get it twisted! This does NOT mean that mortgage rates will go down. Also, rents are still on the rise! Need a Rent vs. Own analysis for yourself or a client? Give me a call! I am around all weekend...

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Market Update From The Top Of Mount Evans – July 5, 2019

Weekly market update from the top of Mt. Evans! Rockin jobs report, but markets sank.  Call me, text me, email me -- whatever!  I am here in town and ready to assist you and your buyers!  954-260-0601 // bmanning@guildmortgage.net   https://youtu.be/-xAiSz6WzIw...

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Brian Interviewed By Robert Oakley of HomeSmart Realty

Thank you to Robert Oakley and Your Home Source Team for featuring us on their You Tube Channel. It was great to discuss the Colorado Real Estate market with him. Follow his channel for all things Real Estate and Market news! ----- "Are you planning on buying a home...

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Weekly Market Update – June 21, 2019

  https://youtu.be/gMKHYYsdBYw Happy Friday, Brian Manning here for the weekly update. Let's get right to it. All kinds of stuff to talk about this week super excited to do this update. So beginning of the week, Tuesday, We have some feedback from the European...

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Weekly Market Update – May 17, 2019

I am available all weekend for your pre-approvals and buyer questions! Call me, text me, email me -- whatever! Happy Friday! https://youtu.be/2MyUliTt3Bs 954-260-0601 // bmanning@guildmortgage.net Happy Friday, Brian Manning here with the weekly update. Let's get...

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We Use Tech to Strengthen Client & Partner Relationships

Dave Savage of Mortgage Coach recently interviewed Brian about how he uses video and other high tech touches to enrich his communications and strengthen relationships with both clients and partners. Check it out for a glimpse into the service and follow up we offer...

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Weekly Market Update – May 17, 2019

I am available all weekend for your pre-approvals and buyer questions! Call me, text me, email me -- whatever! Happy Friday! 954-260-0601 // bmanning@guildmortgage.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeAw5TNGA7k&t=17s Happy Friday Brian Manning here with your...

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Weekly Market Update – May 10, 2019

This weeks news delivered from Seattle, Washington. Brian is at the Building Champions Master Coach event sharing success stories and strategies with the Nation's Top Lenders. Even though I am out of town -- I'm totally available for pre-approvals and to answer...

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Weekly Market Update – April 26, 2019

Out here in VA getting attacked by chickens. But hey, mortgage rates improved today! Even though I am out of town -- I'm totally available for pre-approvals and to answer questions for your buyers! Call me, text me, email me -- whatever! Happy Friday! ...

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Zillow Sucks

Click To Download - Use Code 2505 Another friendly reminder that Zillow sucks and we have a MUCH better app for your home search. AND, it's free. If you are using Zillow or Trulia to search for homes -- you're not getting a full picture! Here are some other reasons we...

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Weekly Market Update – March 29, 2019

Rates have dropped significantly. Great time to refinance! Also -- lots of talk about the EU and their negative interest rates this week. Happy Friday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olrdkbwLULY    

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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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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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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_3B0PQgHDI

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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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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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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxhRcZn1iBo

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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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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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[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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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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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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