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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: 2nd Straight Day Inside Tuesday"s Range
7/27/2017 3:41 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryThis week continues to be all about Tuesday for bond markets. That was the day with the rather violent, inexplicable sell-off that took yields from 2.25 to 2.34 approximately. Even with econ data, a Treasury auction and the Fed announcement yesterday, yields remained well inside Tu...Read More
Mortgage Rates Not Exactly Lower This Week
7/27/2017 2:25 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were mixed today, depending on the lender, but generally held fairly close to yesterday"s levels. All this in spite of bond market weakness (which normally pushes rates higher). The discrepancy can be chalked up to a delay between market movements and lenders" reacti...Read More
1% Down Payment Impossible After Freddie"s Guideline Change
7/27/2017 1:22 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mac has announced a change in requirements for its Home Possible Mortgages, including Home Possible Advantage Mortgages. The changes involve lender gifts and grants , and will be effective for loans with settlement dates on and after November 1 unless otherwise noted. Gifts or grants from t...Read More
J.D. Power Mortgage Servicer Satisfaction Rankings
7/27/2017 1:16 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe mortgage servicing industry, which took a beating in the public mind during the housing crisis, has somewhat rehabilitated its image in recent years. However, a recent survey by J.D. Power indicates the improvements have stalled, and in fact the perception of the servicer brand has declined. Th...Read More
Multifamily Sector Slowing But Still Strong in 2017
7/27/2017 9:39 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mae is projecting that 2017 will be another good year for multi-family housing. The company, a major presence in financing multifamily housing, released its Multifamily Mid-Year Outlook on Wednesday. The Outlook, authored by Steve Guggenmos, Freddie Mac Multifamily vice president of researc...Read More
State Law Changes Impacting LOs, Notaries, POAs; Fed Funds on Hold
7/27/2017 9:10 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressHave you been chipped yet? A Wisconsin company is holding a “chip party” to implant chips into its employees so they can buy snacks with a wave of the hand. Is having your complete credit information on it far behind? In technology more specific to mortga...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Let"s Try This Again: It"s a Tradeflow-Driven Market
7/27/2017 8:40 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWhat is a tradeflow? We have a primer that attempts to answer that question on MBS Live ( this one ), but even after reading that multiple times, you wouldn't be alone in continuing to view the topic as esoteric, confusing, and perhaps a bit frustrating. One problem is that &qu...Read More
MBS RECAP: Bonds Battle Back After Fed Foregoes Surprises
7/26/2017 5:44 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryToday's focus was understandably on the Fed Announcement, and indeed, most of the movement followed it. But interestingly enough, the biggest volume spikes occurred at other times, and that helps explain the day's paradoxical movement. So what's the paradox? Quite simpl...Read More
Mortgage Rates Steady to Slightly Lower After Fed
7/26/2017 4:06 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were steady to slightly lower today, despite fairly substantial movement in underlying bond markets. Bond prices ultimately do more to inform mortgage rates than anything else. Prices moved higher today by an amount that would typically result in effective rates fall...Read More
Differences Between Current and Previous FOMC Statements
7/26/2017 1:02 PM
Posted To: MBS Commentary(Additions underlined, deletions struck through) Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have moderated...Read More