02 Mar

Guide to Buying a Home in a Hot Market

Buying a home now could be in the cards for many people seeking to purchase their first homes. Brandon Haefele, CEO of Catalyst Mortgage, spoke on FOX40 News about homes in Sacramento County with affordable monthly payments due to interest rates dropping. Get pre-approval, down payment, and interest rate insights from Catalyst Mortgage and contact us today to get started on the home buying process.

26 Feb

Catalyst and St. Jude Dream Home GIVEAWAY!

Catalyst sponsored the ABC10 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Northern California Dream Home Giveaway. Those who purchased at an earlier date got the chance to win a Peloton Bike and a one year subscription donated by Catalyst Mortgage!

Homeownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream, and with Catalyst and St. Jude, we helped make this dream a reality!

12 Jan

Tips for Buying a Home

The housing market in the Sacramento Region is the hottest market in the country right now. Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, gave insight on FOX40 News on what steps you can make to take advantage of the historically low mortgage rates.

13 Nov

Catalyst Mortgage Feeding Local Families

Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, appeared on KCRA 3 at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services for the Annual Turkey Drive with a $10,000 donation! We are so proud and honored to be a part of this AMAZING cause for the 11th year! With your help, we were able to serve 100,000 holiday meals to families in need. Every dollar mattered and we reached our goal in such unprecedented times. Thank you all so much for your donations!

25 Sep

How Do You Compete With a Cash Offer on the Home of Your Dreams?

You can get the home of your dreams even when you’re competing against several offers or a cash offer. Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, was a guest on FOX40 News to share his insights on the best strategies to purchase a home in this highly competitive sellers market.

It starts with the foundation of getting pre-approved s that you are ready to make an offer immediately – but there’s more you can do. You can leverage a strategy to make your offer rise to the top. Rates are as low as 2%-3%.

Call Catalyst Mortgage at (916) 287-7777 to get started on the home loan process.

19 Aug

New Government Fees and How They Can Affect YOUR Home Loan

A new government fee took affect September 1, 2020 with the potential to increase the cost of your home loan. Catalyst Mortgage, CEO, Brandon Haefele, shared insight on the fee with News Radio KFBK.

Many homeowners will still save money on refinance, but he suggests getting clear about 3 things. First, compare your current rate to the refinanced rate to determine if it makes sense. Next, know how long you plan to stay in the home. Finally, know your credit score.

Rates are the lowest they’ve been since 1970, but some credit scores may not qualify for rates below 3%. Make sure you do the math and know what the loan will cost you and how much you’ll save. Catalyst believes that the more you know, the better choice you’ll make. If you have questions we can help.

Call Catalyst Mortgage at (916) 287-7777 to get started on the home owner process.

23 Jul

Mortgage Rates Drop to HISTORIC Lows!

For the first time in history, mortgage rates have dropped below 3%. Catalyst Mortgage CEO, Brandon Haefele, spoke with FOX40 News about what this means to consumers shopping for a new home or refinance.

Rates in the mid to high 2% range can boost buying power and save consumers an average of $400 on monthly payments compared to just two years ago. Haefele also reminds viewers of the importance of shopping around before signing to fully understand costs and fees.

Call Catalyst Mortgage at (916) 287-7777 to get started on the home owner process.

18 Jun

Working From Home Changing the Housing Market in Sacramento

Working from home has given people more options concerning where they can live. Urban workers are looking at the suburbs for communities that are more spread out. Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, appeared on FOX40 News to highlight changing lending requirements. If you knew your buying power in March 2020, it may change over time.

Call Catalyst at (916) 287-7777 for the most current requirements.

30 Apr

Common Misconceptions About the Sacramento Housing Market

One minute mortgage update: Brandon Haefele, CEO/President of Catalyst Mortgage, explains what you should know about the current home loan environment. If you want more information or have any questions about home buying options in the Sacramento region, call us at (916) 287-7777.