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The August Group Inc. is your source for dependable Real Estate Appraisals in Saint Louis City and the following counties in Missouri; St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles and St. Francois

Whether it's an older home or luxurious new construction, Jeffrey Noyes' experience and hours of study as licensed appraiser make him qualified to provide home valuations in Saint Louis City, St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles and St. Francois County for clients ranging from national mortgage companies to local lenders or individual businesses and consumers.

When an appraisal of real estate in or around St Louis Missouri is needed, count on Jeffrey Noyes of The August Group Inc. for an accurate estimate of market value.  As a liscenced appraiser with years of experience, Jeffrey can get you from start to finish with professionalism and in a timely manner. Listed below are just some of the areas of expertiese we deal with every day here at the August Group Inc.
   
Loan originators requiring an experienced Saint Louis County appraiser
Increasing your HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)
Employee relocation appraisals
Picking the right listing price for your property
A dependable expert witness for court cases involving the value of a home in or around St Louis
Appraisal review: Getting a second opinion on a past appraisal in or around St Louis, Missouri
Tax Challenges (reducing property taxes) if you live in an area where prices have declined
Bankruptcy cases where the market value of a home in or around St Louis, Missouri is relevant
Retrospective home valuations
Needing an accurate estimate of a home's square footage. We can do it quickly and at a reasonable price!
Divorce settlements when the value of the shared home is needed
Mortgage News Daily:
 
Rates Rise but Refi Share Unchanged
9/22/2017 11:26 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireRefinancing accounted for 35 percent of all mortgages originated in August, unchanged from July, but down from 47 percent at the beginning of the year. Ellie Mae"s says, in its Origination Insight Report for the month, that refinancing is holding up especially well among conventional loans where th...Read More
 
UI Praises HARP Benefits, Lessons
9/22/2017 10:14 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireSometimes government gets it right. The Urban Institute (UI) clearly thinks that the Home Affordable Refinance Program, at least in its second iteration , was one of those times. The history of HARP, as the program is known, is the subject of a post in UI"s Urban Wire blog credited to four UI analy...Read More
 
Agency Conforming Changes; Market Exec on Cost to Originate
9/22/2017 8:37 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressWelcome to the autumn equinox. How about this? There have been no public CFPB enforcement actions or consent orders dealing with QM, ATR, or TRID. Zero, zip. Has the CFPB realized that companies are genuinely trying to adhere, and that having 100% TRID error-free ori...Read More
 
Home Equity Increases, Average Gains Vary Wildly
9/22/2017 8:18 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireRising home prices continue to fuel fast growth in household equity. CoreLogic said on Thursday that owners of mortgaged properties in the U.S. (roughly 63 percent of all homes) gained an aggregate of $766 billion in additional equity between the second quarter of 2016 and the same quarter this yea...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Despite North Korea Headlines, Same Showdown on Tap
9/22/2017 7:59 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWith a dearth of economic data on the calendar, bond traders were set to take cues from other traders, technical levels, and perhaps a big-ticket headline or two. Today begins with just such headlines . As has been the case for several market moving headlines of late, today's c...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Generally Hold Ground, Complicating The Outlook
9/21/2017 3:40 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIn a sick way, it would have been easier to see additional weakness in bond markets today. At least that would have jived with past precedent of "course corrections" from the Fed resulting in a shift in the prevailing momentum. Arguably, yesterday's Fed announcement w...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Find Some Support
9/21/2017 2:44 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates have been higher almost exclusively for the past 2 weeks. Yesterday was no exception as the Federal Reserve released a rate hike forecast that was slightly more optimistic than markets were expecting. By yesterday afternoon, the average 30yr fixed mortgage rate was a...Read More
 
3 Trends That Will Drive The Mortgage Market in 2018 - Freddie Mac
9/21/2017 11:36 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireHard to believe it"s already that time again, but Freddie Mac"s Economic and Housing Research Group are out with their forecast for 2018. The headline is that they expect the economic environment to remain favorable for housing and mortgage markets, with moderate economic growth of about two percen...Read More
 
Pacific Division Prices Down in FHFA Report
9/21/2017 8:48 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireHome prices increased by 0.2 percent from June to July according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency"s (FHFA"s) House Price Index (HPI). The previously reported May to June gain was unchanged at 0.1 percent. Analysts expected a more aggressive increase . Those polled by Econoday had reported a co...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Bond Sell-Off"s Grinch-Like Heart Growing 2.28 Sizes
9/21/2017 8:43 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryRemember when the Grinch's heart grew 3 sizes? No, I mean, do you really remember watching that movie for the first time and the feeling you had when you saw the Grinch finally on the cusp of doing something redeeming? Fans of low rates might be having a similar feeling today. ...Read More