October 1, 2023
By Julie Piepho, Principal, BlackFin Group
The economic factors all seem to be against us right now --- raising interest rates, declining volume, decreasing home sales, declining housing starts, the Fed thinking they want to do one more interest rate hike this year, shortage of workers, another round of layoffs at our companies --- it’s enough to want to find Tom Hank’s Wilson and go to a deserted island and forget about it!
We’ve heard many industry experts state that it will be a very long, hard, and cold winter in mortgage. So, what can we do for the remainder of 2023 to finish strong and prepare ourselves for 2024? Here ...