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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:
MBS RECAP: "Nice" Rally But Lacking in Substance
8/23/2017 4:26 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIf there were a magical ratio comparing the overall movement in bond markets to the relevance of the factors motivating the movement, it would be off the charts with today's rally. A 4.72bp improvement in 10yr yields is nothing to shake a stick at--especially when it resulted i...Read More
Mortgage Rates Back to 2017 Lows
8/23/2017 3:54 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates reversed yesterday"s move today, falling back in line with recent lows--also the lowest levels since November 2016. At this time of year, the bond markets that underlie mortgage rates tend to move more serendipitously. That worked in our favor today, but it"s not ind...Read More
Competition, Declining Demand, Driving Credit Easing
8/23/2017 3:38 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireWith mortgage volumes expected to decline, more lenders are telling Fannie Mae that they intend to loosen their credit standards. The company"s second quarter 2017 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey found that, on net, the share of lenders reporting they have eased mortgage credit standards over the ...Read More
Worst Annual Pace in 3 Years For New Home Sales
8/23/2017 9:50 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireNew home sales in July were expected to remain steady after scoring a slight gain in June, instead they plunged to a rate even lower than those a year earlier. Three of the four geographic regions shared in the decline, Sales of newly constructed homes in July are estimated at a seasonally adjusted...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Bonds Trying to Turn Recent Floor Into a Ceiling
8/23/2017 8:25 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryCoincidentally, yesterday's Day Ahead talked about "pivot points." Now today, we see a prime example of a pivot point in action. Although I labeled it as 2.215% yesterday, let's simplify the conversation by using 2.22% today. A hallmark of "pivot" behavi...Read More
LO Training Product; Upcoming Events; Vendors Partnering Up
8/23/2017 8:12 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressTrends? A few weeks ago, Ally offered to beat any other lender’s price. And last week 360 Mortgage Group announced a new platform that will allow customers to receive approval for a loan in just 15 minutes and cuts down the closing process to as few as eight da...Read More
Refinance Applications Continue Outperforming Purchases
8/23/2017 7:42 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe volume of refinancing applications, shored up by interest rates that remained at seven- and eight- month lows, rose for the fifth time in the last six weeks . However, during the week ended August 18, the gain was a marginal one, not enough to keep the overall level of applications from declini...Read More
MBS RECAP: With Nothing Better to Follow, Bonds Took Cues From Stocks
8/22/2017 3:23 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryI'm not shy about dismissing the conventional wisdom of bond yields and stock prices following each other. We're talking about some iteration of the quintessential quip: "buy stocks, sell bonds," or vice versa. Over the shorter time horizons, we do indeed see that...Read More
Mortgage Rates Nominally Higher, But Still Near Long-Term Lows
8/22/2017 1:56 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates rose today, but by a small enough amount that it shouldn"t crush too many hopes and dreams. For all intents and purposes, rates remain in line with the lowest levels since November 2016. Any movement in recent weeks has been limited to "upfront costs" as opposed to i...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: What"s a Pivot Point? Which One to Watch?
8/22/2017 9:32 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWe have a dedicated primer on pivot points here . But let's look at a timely example with the pivot points we've been tracking in recent weeks. Actually, only one of the two has been actively discussed, the other is both newer and older (it was in play several months ago, t...Read More