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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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Mortgage News Daily:
MBS RECAP: Sudden Glut of Fed Bond-Buying Comments
2/22/2019 6:23 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryAs recently as January 10th, Jerome Powell unequivocally stated that the Fed's balance sheet wind-down was on auto pilot. In other words, they weren't going to be jumping back into buying bonds with balance sheet reinvestments any time soon. Now in the wake of the January 3...Read More
Mortgage Rates Only Slightly Lower Despite Strong Bond Market
2/22/2019 5:12 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates are most directly affected by the day to day movement in the bond market. It"s interesting to consider that bonds improved quite a bit today, even though mortgage rates were only modestly higher. In fact, some lenders continued showing rates that were roughly similar...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Fed Hard at Work Dialing in Porridge Temp
2/22/2019 8:56 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIf you're not familiar with these terms, you'll need the following definitions for today's commentary: hawkish/dovish . The Fed is a key ingredient in the market movement outlook going forward. This isn't to say that they will decide which way the market is going to...Read More
Broker, Non-QM Products; Lenders and Investors React to VA and FHA Changes
2/22/2019 7:53 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressIn the good news category, we can all knock “lumber prices” off the list as a hindrance to builders. Prices are down 25% in the last year. Is it “easier” to be a builder, or home buyer data source, than a lender? Zillow has found that being a ...Read More
Fannie Mae Lowers Several Forecasts
2/22/2019 7:20 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFannie Mae is predicting a notable slowdown in the growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2019. They have downgraded their earlier forecast by 0.1 percent to an annualized rate of 1.7 percent, compared to 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. For the full year they are looking for ...Read More
MBS RECAP: Delayed Reaction to Fed Hurts Stocks and Bonds
2/21/2019 3:48 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryAlthough today brought the week's most anticipated line-up of economic data as well as overnight headlines on US/China trade agreements, the biggest market mover was yesterday's Fed Minutes. At the time, I expressed confusion as to why financial markets weren't doing mo...Read More
Mortgage Rates Slightly Higher Today
2/21/2019 3:03 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates may be close to their lowest levels in more than a year, but they were slightly higher versus yesterday. Yesterday"s rates were close enough to 1-year lows that no one would take exception with the claim. That said, rates on January 31st were slightly lower for most ...Read More
NAR: Home Sales "Likely to Have Reached a Cyclical Low"
2/21/2019 10:29 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireExisting home sales fell again in January although the decline was a minor one compared to the 6.4 percent drop in December. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said sales of single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops ticked down 1.2 percent from December"s annual rate of 4...Read More
Closing Rate, Refinance Share Rose in January
2/21/2019 9:05 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireA 16-basis point drop to 5.01 percent in the average rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages was given only partial credit for a sizable uptick in the refinancing share of originations in January. Ellie Mae"s Origination Insight Report for the month shows the refinancing share of originations jumped ...Read More
Mobile App Product; TIAA/US Bank Deal; FHA, VA, Ginnie News
2/21/2019 7:58 AM
Posted To: Pipeline Press“Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” A clever quote about differences which reminded me that there are differences between the national debt and the budget deficit. Beginning in 2022, U.S. annual budget deficits are on track to top $1...Read More