14 Apr

How to Navigate Tightening Mortgage Lending Standards

Mortgage lenders have tightened up on lending requirements during the pandemic. Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, appeared on FOX40 News to discuss what you need to get approved for a new home loan. It’s always a good idea to shop around in order to make the best decision. Just like finding the elusive loaf of bread and fresh eggs, one store may not have it and another store may have everything on your list. One lender may not offer the program you want, but the one around the corner may offer the loan product that you need.

The new home of your dreams is possible during this unprecedented time. If you have one question or five, we are here to help. Call us at (916) 287-7777 and one of our loan officers can give you the latest information about your personal situation.

27 Mar

What the California Forbearance Plan Means for Home Owners

The California forbearance plan was announced and can provide valuable relief for many home owners during the COVID-19 crisis. But it may also have unexpected loan term implications. We encourage you to learn about all the options available before you choose your solution.

24 Mar

Mortgage Options During COVID

Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, was on FOX40 News to discuss options available to homeowners during COVID-19. There are programs in place to provide assistance for your home loan payment during this time. Catalyst Mortgage is open to help you access your options.

19 Feb

Mortgage Rates at Near Record LOWS

Interest rates are at near record lows. The last time they were this low was 5 decades ago! Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, speaks with FOX40 News about how COVID may be affecting mortgage rates.

06 Feb

4 Steps To Becoming A Homeowner

Catalyst Mortgage CEO/President Brandon Haefele sits down with Fox40 news anchor, Pedro Rivera, to discuss ways individuals can become homeowners and help ensure they get the best mortgage for their financial situation.

06 Feb

4 Steps to Becoming a Homeowner

Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, spoke with FOX40 News anchor, Pedro Rivera, to discuss ways individuals can become homeowners and ensure they get the best mortgage for their financial situation!

19 Aug

Interest Rates are at an ALL TIME LOW

Interest rates are at the lowest in years and the Sacramento housing market is heating up. Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, talked with FOX40 News about options for first time home buyers. Watch for money saving tips when buying your first home!

19 Jul

Tips for Buying Your Dream Home in Sacramento

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage was interviewed by KFBK News about people who say that they are leaving the state because they can’t afford to purchase real estate in California.

Brandon mentioned that Sacramento remains a great opportunity for people to buy a home in California and highlighted one common misconception that prospective buyers MUST have at least 20% of their purchase price saved for a down payment. The reality is that there are grant programs that assist with down payments. The dream of getting into the house in beautiful, sunny California can be a reality.

Click to play the interview for more.

12 Jun

How to Navigate the Home Buying Season

It’s home buying season in Sacramento! Talk with Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, on FOX40 News about the steps potential home buyers should take when searching for their new home.

26 Feb

Sacramento Region is the HOTTEST Housing Market

Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, talked with FOX40 News about how the Sacramento region’s housing market has become one of the hottest-selling areas in the nation during the past few years! It’s become more of a buyers’ market in recent months, thanks largely to falling mortgage rates – and slower sales.