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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 Rates Pummeled By Regulatory Drama
8/13/2020 5:04 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchAt face value, the bonds that underlie the mortgage market didn"t sustain too much damage today. If there was nothing else to inspire lender rate changes, we might not be too much worse vs yesterday. Unfortunately, there is an absolutely massive source of motivation that unexpected...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Mortgage Market Rocked by Instant Doubling of Regulatory Fees
8/13/2020 4:42 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryMortgage Market Rocked by Instant Doubling of Regulatory Fees Consider this: the average guaranty fee (charged by Fannie/Freddie to ensure timely payments to investors), including upfront LLPAs and the ongoing fees built into monthly payments netted the agencies roughly 48bps in Q2...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Mega Recap of New Refi Fee and a Call to Action
8/13/2020 11:14 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryThis began as my normal daily "day ahead" article, but as you can see based on the time of day and the following content, it turned into something else. Apologies for the break from the norm, but we have bigger fish to fry at the moment. Why? In a word: because of this . ...Read More
 
MBA Predicts New Home Sales Surge in July
8/13/2020 11:14 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is predicting another strong month for new home sales. The association says its Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 39 percent compared to a year ago and is up 1 percent compared to J...Read More
 
Appraisal, Valuation, Sales Tools; Training; 50 bp Refi hit and Other Agency Updates
8/13/2020 9:39 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressFollow the money! The “talking heads” are analyzing the fact that President Donald Trump donated $6,000 to Kamala Harris" 2014 campaign for reelection as California attorney general, and that she in turn donated the money to a non-profit that advocates fo...Read More
 
What Pandemic? Home Prices Continue Gains in Q2
8/13/2020 7:15 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireHome prices continued to rise during the second quarter of the year, although at a slower pace than before the advent of the pandemic. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said its quarterly survey of metropolitan areas found that single-family home prices rose on an annual basis in 96 p...Read More
 
FHFA Drops a Bomb; Your Refi Just Got Much More Expensive!
8/12/2020 8:04 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchIn what can only be described as a cash grab, Fannie and Freddie"s regulator just announced a new tax on refinances. Granted, it"s not technically a tax, and it wasn"t probably even intended to hit the pocketbooks of the American homeowner, but that"s unfortunately exactly what it ...Read More
 
Surprise Announcement From FHFA Just Made Your Refi Much More Expensive
8/12/2020 7:47 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIn what can only be described as a cash grab, Fannie and Freddie's regulator just announced a new tax on refinances. Granted, it's not technically a tax, and it wasn't probably even intended to hit the pocketbooks of the American homeowner, but that's unfortunately ...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Move Higher Again, And They Might Not Be Done
8/12/2020 3:56 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates jumped yesterday at the fastest pace in more than 2 months. While that isn"t necessarily the end of the world when a 30yr fixed can still be had in the high 2% range, it wasn"t fun for those with loans in process. Today wasn"t great either. While the pace of upward m...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Why Are MBS Unchanged if Charts Don"t Look That Way
8/12/2020 2:33 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryBond Market Breakout is Here (The Bad One) For days--and especially since last Friday--we've been increasingly worried that the 2-month bond rally was running out of steam and at risk of a reversal. The jury was technically out until all of our overhead ceilings were taken out....Read More