28 Jul

First Time Home Buying

Mae is chatting with CEO,President of Catalyst Mortgage in Sacramento Brandon Haefele about the housing market in the Sacramento region. Reposted from FOX40 WEB DESK.

Fewer than half of the households in the Sacramento region can afford to buy a home, according to a California Association of Realtors report.

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11 Jul

What To Know When Buying Your First Home

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Less than half of the households in Sac can afford to buy a home. If you fall into that catgory there's some changes in the market that may finally help you get into a home. First time homebuyers - heads up! Thanks to Brandon Haefele and Catalyst Mortgage - NMLS #236492 for the skinny on the housing market in Sac

Posted by Mae Fesai on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mae Fesai interviewed Brandon Haefele, CEO/President, of Catalyst Mortgage, on FOX40 about tips to help first-time homebuyers get into their first house.

If anyone has any questions about buying their first home — or their second, please feel free to post them here or give us a call at 916.287.7777.

15 Jun

Rising home prices in California concern economists, prompt action by lenders

Rising home prices in California concern economists, prompt action by lenders

By Mark Glover | The Sacramento Bee
http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article143006489.html#storylink=cpy

Housing affordability – or more precisely, the increasing lack of it – in California has prompted growing concern among economists and segments of the residential real estate industry.

Sung Won Sohn, a professor of economics at California State University, Channel Islands, said last week that “the average person, especially in the Bay Area and Southern California, is essentially priced out of the market. The only way they can buy a home is with a high-paying job or their parents helping them out.”

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06 Jun

5 Tips To Improving The Odds Of Getting A House In This Red-Hot Market

Sacramento Hot Housing Market - Fox40 News 6/6/17

Brandon Haefele, President/CEO, Catalyst Mortgage, appeared on FOX40 this morning with Paul Robins to talk about the booming housing market in Sacramento. Watch for 5 tips to improving the odds of getting a house in this red-hot market.#Sacramento #RealEstate #Homebuyer #Hot #ignite

Posted by Catalyst Mortgage - NMLS #236492 on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Brandon Haefele, President/CEO, Catalyst Mortgage, appeared on FOX40 this morning with Paul Robins to talk about the booming housing market in Sacramento.

If anyone has any questions about buying their first home — or their second, please feel free to post them here or give us a call at 916.287.7777.

18 Nov

Feeding Local Families 2016 – News Coverage

Catalyst Mortgage Team loads truck with food for 1,000 Thanksgiving meals for local Sacramento families. Coverage from KTXL at 6:03 am on November 18, 2016.

Catalyst Mortgage Team in Sacramento, Ca donates meals for 1,000 people to Sacramento Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul Food Locker. Coverage from KXTV ABC10 at 6:11 am on November 18, 2016.

Catalyst Mortgage Team in Sacramento, Ca donate meals for 500 people to Sacramento Food Bank. Coverage from KCRA of food delivery at 6:50 am on November 18, 2016.

Catalyst Mortgage Team donates meals for 500 people to St. Vincent de Paul Food Locker in Carmichael, CA. Coverage from KXTV ABC10 at 9:00 am on November 18, 2016.

Catalyst Mortgage Team in Sacramento, Ca donate meals for 1,000 people to Sacramento Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul Food Locker. Coverage from KTXL FOX40 at 6:00 pm on November 18, 2016.

27 Sep

Saving Thousands When Refinancing

Mae is hanging out with Brandon Haefele of Catalyst Mortgage talking about why the lowest rate isn’t always the best route and how you can save thousands when refinancing.

“The point is depending on your scenario you might be throwing money out the window, it depends on your scenario and several factors. Consumers need to shop around to be sure they are obtaining the best deal / NO COST with some lenders only means no lenders fees but they still mean title/escrow. If the rate/APR are the same then the loan is NO COST.”
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