07 Apr

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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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.

28 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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