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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
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MBS RECAP: Stocks and Bonds Riding Same Train For Mostly Different Reasons
3/22/2018 4:38 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryToday was simple and straightforward in one sense. Stocks and bond yields (rates) were both moving lower, and that's something the two have been known to do when investors are moving away from "risk." But the underlying reasons for the move lower only overlapped a lit...Read More
Mortgage Rates Back at This Week"s Lows
3/22/2018 4:04 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates continued lower today on a combination of global reaction to yesterday"s Fed Announcement and apprehension over new tariffs on China. The Fed Announcement was positive due to Jerome Powell"s press conference--an event that happens late enough in the day that overseas...Read More
Black Knight: Prepayments are Falling, Hurricane Effect Lingers
3/22/2018 9:51 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireAs interest rates rise and refinancing declines, the impact is beginning to manifest in the loan prepayment rate . The single month mortality rate (SSM) followed a 15 percent decline in January with another 9 percent loss in February. Black Knight says, in its "first look" at February loan performa...Read More
Ignoring Trend, Home Prices Surged in January
3/22/2018 9:07 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireHome prices took a big leap in January , at least according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency"s (FHFA"s) seasonally adjusted House Price Index (HPI). The 0.8 percent increase from December was the largest since last February and reversed what had been a gradual and uneven decline. The November ...Read More
"Significant" Reduction in Closing Times - Ellie Mae
3/22/2018 8:27 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe 5-point surge in the share of refinancing loans that closed in January didn"t survive the month. Ellie Mae"s Origination Insight Report shows that share dropped from 45 percent to 43 percent in February. Refinancing lost market share for both VA and conventional loans but held steady at an alre...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Brace For Nonsense in The News
3/22/2018 8:15 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryOne of my favorite things to do is to push back on news media bandwagons with indignation and incredulity. Today provides a great opportunity for that because stocks are starting off weaker and most media outlets seem to be focused on the wrong stuff, or rather, only focused on one...Read More
Insurance Products; Trends in Servicing Sales; State"s $0 Down Payment Offer
3/22/2018 8:13 AM
Posted To: Pipeline Press“Skin in the game” is a key component for lower delinquency and foreclosure rates, as borrowers have come up with required down payments. Mortgage investors like that kind of thing. But news broke that Massachusetts has now launched a “No-Money-Down...Read More
MBS RECAP: After Miraculous Recovery, Bonds Upgraded to "Not Quite Dead"
3/21/2018 5:08 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIf you're not up to speed on a few of the funniest scenes from Monty Python and The Holy Grail, this analogy is going to be tough to follow. In the interest of not posting a link that could eventually die (you never know with copyrighted material on youtube), your best bet woul...Read More
Mortgage Rates Higher, Then Lower After Fed Announcement
3/21/2018 4:22 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates rose to new 4-year highs this morning as lenders took a defensive stance ahead of the afternoon"s Fed Announcement. The caution proved to be warranted, at least at first, as bond markets reacted negatively to the first phase of Fed-related information. Notably, the F...Read More
Differences Between Previous and Current FOMC Statements
3/21/2018 1:04 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryInformation received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in DecemberJanuary indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solidmoderate rate. Gains in employment, household spending, and business fixed investment...Read More