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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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2 Paradoxes For Mortgage Rates
6/21/2018 4:35 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were microscopically higher today, which is paradoxical on two levels. The first paradox has to do with today"s bond market improvements. Bonds underlie rates and bond market improvements coincide with rates moving lower--usually! In some cases, the day-to-day change...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Big Miss in Philly Fed Index Pushes Yields Lower
6/21/2018 4:31 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryGrandparents will always have at least a few stories about "the way things used to be." Those old ways may seem inefficient, strange, wonderful , or all of the above to the younger generation. For market watchers, the generational divides aren't measured in 2-3 decade...Read More
 
Inventory Woes: Are They Worse Than They Look?
6/21/2018 9:26 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThere has been a lot of hand-wringing for going on two years or so about the incredible shrinking inventory of homes for sale . This week CoreLogic analyst Molly Boesel joins the chorus with another analysis of the problem. Boesel says the inventory of existing homes is at its lowest level in more ...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Is Today"s Data One of The Early Clues We"re Looking For?
6/21/2018 8:50 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryBy now, it's no great secret that pundits, analysts, and financial firm principals are pontificating on the next economic downturn. Guesses vary, but 95% of them are within the next 2 years. Perhaps as many as half of them are targeting a time frame of 12 months or less. Certai...Read More
 
FHFA: Home Price Index Continues to Rise
6/21/2018 8:46 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThere was another 0.1 percent increase in the Federal Housing Finance Agency"s (FHFA"s) House Price Index (HPI) in April. The index, which is calculated using home sales prices from mortgages sold to or guaranteed by the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mac and Freddie Mac, was up 6.4...Read More
 
LO Resources; Doc and 1003 Products; Lender Credit Guideline Shifts
6/21/2018 8:07 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressHuh? Rumors again that FHLB Atlanta is exiting the HFLB Xtra mortgage program effective at the end of this year? Who can keep track of all the rumored, and actual, changes in the biz? (Keeping with the Atlanta themeā€¦ no establishments from that locale made the...Read More
 
Ellie Mae: Purchase Loan Share at Post-Recession Highs
6/21/2018 7:04 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireLoans for home purchasing continue to dominate mortgage originations and Ellie Mae says they may now represent the largest share of loans since the recession. The company"s May Origination Insight Report put the purchasing share at 70 percent, the largest percentage at least since they started trac...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Pulled Back Toward Top of Fence
6/20/2018 6:04 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryBefore the Italy drama picked up at the end of May, bonds were very much on the bad side of the fence. Italy quickly punted rates to the other side of the proverbial fence , but the good times didn't last long. As we moved toward last week's central bank announcements, rate...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Edge Slightly Higher
6/20/2018 3:48 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates moved modestly higher today after holding in roughly the same territory for the past 3 days. This brings them back in line with last Thursday"s levels. In general, trade tensions helped the bond market earlier this week (stronger bonds = lower rates), but the bonds t...Read More
 
Existing Home Sales Below Expectations for Second Month
6/20/2018 9:55 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireAnalysts were expecting existing home sales to rebound in May after they fell behind year-ago levels in April. However, the National Association of RealtorsĀ® (NAR) reported a second straight monthly loss , with the Northeast the only region where sales improved. Sales of existing single-family ...Read More