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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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Vendor and Lender News/Updates; Academy Buys First Mortgage and Cunningham
7/20/2017 8:34 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressThis morning we’ve had the usual Thursday initial jobless claims economic release. At the other end of the teeter totter, here’s an amazing stat to talk about at Happy Hour tonight. It is estimated that 50% of net business formation in the United States s...Read More
Ellie Mae Reports Few Changes in Loan Characteristics
7/20/2017 8:28 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireRefinancing held its ground in June, with that share of the mortgage market remaining at 32 percent. While that is a significant decline from the 47 percent share the first month of the year, it is little changed from the June 2016 share of 34 percent. Logically, purchase loans remained at prior le...Read More
Low Rates Stoke Second Month of Prepayment Gains
7/20/2017 8:15 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireBlack Knight Financial Services said on Thursday that continued low interest rates fostered another increase in prepayments . The national prepayment rate, considered a sign of refinance activity , rose 5.3 percent in June on top of a 23 percent jump in May. It now stands at 1.12 percent. Despite t...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Bonds Hoping Draghi Keeps Things Green
7/20/2017 7:33 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryMario Draghi is the President of the European Central Bank (ECB). That's the EU's version of the Fed. Like the Fed in the past, the ECB is still adding new bond purchases to its balance sheet (the Fed tapered those new purchases beginning in Dec 2013 and markets went throug...Read More
MBS RECAP: Eerily Quiet Ahead of Central Bank Announcements
7/19/2017 4:56 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryMuch has been made of tomorrow's European Central Bank (ECB) Announcement, mainly because of its proximity to ECB President Draghi's comments on June 27th. That's when Draghi said deflation was being replaced by reflation and that economic growth in the Eurozone has mor...Read More
Mortgage Rates at 3-Week Lows
7/19/2017 3:56 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates moved lower today, despite slightly weaker underlying bond markets. This has been an ongoing phenomenon in recent days. Bonds improve, implying lower mortgage rates, but lenders wait to drop rates until bond market improvement is vetted. In the current case, yesterda...Read More
Upcoming Events; Disaster Updates; Yield Curve Flattening
7/19/2017 8:50 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressIn a broad generalization, when people have money to invest they usually think about stocks, bonds, or real estate. (Yes, I know there are other assets, like precious metals, restaurants, your sister-in-law’s nail salon…) Looking at real estate, if a hom...Read More
Housing Starts/Permits Convincingly End Recent Slump
7/19/2017 8:48 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireHousing permits and starts both reversed their respective two-month slides in June, and both did so convincingly , far outpacing analysts" expectations. Activity was especially strong in the Midwest. The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said building permits we...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Trust The Technicals?
7/19/2017 8:41 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryThis commentary will begin it's life as the "day ahead" entry for July 19th, 2017, but it may as well be a "knowledge base" entry for the validity of technical analysis. There are already several knowledge base articles designed to help people understand tec...Read More
Mortgage Apps Bounce Back After Holiday Losses
7/19/2017 7:24 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireMortgage application volume bounced back during the week ended July 14, following a sharp downturn a week earlier. That week had been shortened by the Independence Day holiday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its Market Composite Index, a measure of that volume, rose 6.3 percent on a seasonal...Read More