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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: Small Ray of Hope Amid Scary Sell-Off
1/19/2018 6:27 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryToday's sell-off brought 10yr yields to their highest levels since the middle of 2014 (when they were on their way down following the taper tantrum. With this, bonds have weakened substantially for each of the past 3 weeks. That's where the small ray of hope comes in. Becau...Read More
 
Worst Week Since June for Mortgage Rates
1/19/2018 5:24 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates remained at 9-month highs today, with most lenders in worse shape than yesterday. In the morning, the sky hadn"t yet fallen, the average lender was right in line with yesterday"s 9-month highs, but at least we weren"t any worse off than yesterday. Things changed in t...Read More
 
Auction Fever Heats Up Home Sale Prices
1/19/2018 11:44 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe bidding wars are back . With home prices and sales back to or above pre-crisis levels and the inventory of available homes at records lows, CoreLogic"s Shu Chen says that a large and increasing share of homes sold at or above their listing prices in 2017. In September that share was back to ear...Read More
 
FHFA Director Watt Weighs in on Financial Reform Debate
1/19/2018 10:30 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireBloomberg News is reporting on a proposal from Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Melvin Watt regarding the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs). The two former companies, which have been in conservatorship under FHFA since 2008, are at the heart of the current debate on hous...Read More
 
Urban Institute Weighs in on the Rent vs. Own Under New Tax Bill
1/19/2018 8:33 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireWhile recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will benefit the take-home pay of most Americans, and allow them to save up to buy a home if they wish, other factors will offset that benefit . This will make renting look more attractive than homeownership to many. Two analysts, Laurie Goodman and Edwar...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Buyers Still Alive, But Still Waiting to Charge
1/19/2018 8:13 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryYesterday's recap is a good read if you didn't happen to catch it. Here's a link. In general, there are 2 things going on with rates right now. 1. confirmed uptrend beginning in mid-December and still intact 2. lurking buyers potentially getting closer to buying after a...Read More
 
Report From NEXT; Lender and Investor Freddie/Fannie Changes: Part Three
1/19/2018 8:00 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressAs if we don’t have enough measures of housing and real estate prices, here’s another one. The RE/MAX National Housing Report tells us what most already knew: The median home price rose 8.1% year-over-year, with 50 of the report’s 54 markets posting...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Not The Kind of "Interesting" We Were Looking For
1/18/2018 3:49 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWell... at least things are interesting . The winter holidays are always a challenge from an analytical and market-watching standpoint. It seems like a vast oversimplification (indeed, I didn't believe it was true when someone tried to educate me years ago), but "new year ...Read More
 
Be Careful With News on Mortgage Rates Today
1/18/2018 2:45 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchIt"s Thursday, which means Freddie Mac released its weekly update on mortgage rates . This is typically not that big of a deal because mortgage rates don"t tend to move enough in the short term to expose the shortfalls of Freddie"s methodology. To be perfectly fair to Freddie, thei...Read More
 
A Request; Should Fannie and Freddie Update Their Credit Requirements?
1/18/2018 11:27 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThere is a rather unusual request up on the Federal Housing Finance Agency"s (FHFA"s) website. Two FHFA analysts, saying that the issue of updating the credit score requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) is among the most difficult they have faced, are personalizing an earlier forma...Read More