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The August Group Inc. is your source for dependable Real Estate Appraisals in Saint Louis City and the following counties in Missouri; St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles and St. Francois

Whether it's an older home or luxurious new construction, Jeffrey Noyes' experience and hours of study as licensed appraiser make him qualified to provide home valuations in Saint Louis City, St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles and St. Francois County for clients ranging from national mortgage companies to local lenders or individual businesses and consumers.

When an appraisal of real estate in or around St Louis Missouri is needed, count on Jeffrey Noyes of The August Group Inc. for an accurate estimate of market value.  As a liscenced appraiser with years of experience, Jeffrey can get you from start to finish with professionalism and in a timely manner. Listed below are just some of the areas of expertiese we deal with every day here at the August Group Inc.
   
Loan originators requiring an experienced Saint Louis County appraiser
Increasing your HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)
Employee relocation appraisals
Picking the right listing price for your property
A dependable expert witness for court cases involving the value of a home in or around St Louis
Appraisal review: Getting a second opinion on a past appraisal in or around St Louis, Missouri
Tax Challenges (reducing property taxes) if you live in an area where prices have declined
Bankruptcy cases where the market value of a home in or around St Louis, Missouri is relevant
Retrospective home valuations
Needing an accurate estimate of a home's square footage. We can do it quickly and at a reasonable price!
Divorce settlements when the value of the shared home is needed
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Mortgage Rates Jump Back Up Toward 7%
10/5/2022 3:19 PM
The mortgage rate world has been on a wild ride in general, and even more so in the past few weeks.  The crux of the drama was a British fiscal policy announcement that sent financial markets into a tailspin just after the September 21st Fed Announcement.  The initial reaction was a sharp increase in rates that peaked the following Tuesda...Read More
 
Confirmation of What We Probably Already Knew
10/5/2022 3:08 PM
Confirmation of What We Probably Already Knew Bonds began the day in weaker territory after a slew of "not-too-terrible" economic data in Europe.  Additionally, from a technical perspective, bonds probably were getting back into territory consistent with de-escalating from the recent British drama.&nbs...Read More
 
Bonds On The Back Foot Ahead of ISM Data
10/5/2022 8:58 AM
As feared, the recent rally in the bond market is quickly proving that it was fueled by a correction from panicked levels surrounding the UK drama in the last week of September rather than some new inspiration to begin a sustainable move lower in rate.  Yesterday"s job openings data helped extend modest gains that may have otherwise ended up b...Read More
 
Customer Retention, DPA, Paperless Products; Investor Disaster News; STRATMOR HELOC Survey
10/5/2022 8:21 AM
Yogi Berra, when asked about staying in a particular hotel, replied, “The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.” I’ve attended my share of conferences in the last few months (no towels were purloined), and the two big general concerns for lenders everywhere are a) providing the best products, price, and service to clients, an...Read More
 
Application Volume Plunges to 25 Year Low
10/5/2022 6:44 AM
There were two storms brewing last week and each contributed to driving mortgage applications to generational lows. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said the continuing rise in interest rates and the devastating hurricane that hit Florida and the Carolina’s contributed to a double-digit decline in its indices that measure mortgage application...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Lowest in More Than a Week
10/4/2022 3:53 PM
We"re measuring our mortgage rate spikes in terms of years and decades at the moment.  Progress in the other direction has been elusive--especially since the beginning of August.  Since then, mortgage rates haven"t been able to string together any sort of winning streak lasting more than a few days.  On a slightly broader note, we ha...Read More
 
Bonds Might Have Lost Ground Today if Not For Big Data Surprise
10/4/2022 3:36 PM
Bonds Might Have Lost Ground Today if Not For Big Data Surprise Bonds ended up scratching out modest gains today, but that wasn"t necessarily destined to be the case from the outset.  In fact, sellers took the upper hand between 930 and 10am before being driven off by the staggeringly big drop in job o...Read More
 
Bonds Receive a JOLT of Support
10/4/2022 12:01 PM
Bonds got off to a decent start in the overnight session with help from a lower-than-expected rate hike from the RBA (Australia"s central bank) and ongoing recovery in EU bond markets.  Gains were in question until the 10am release of the JOLTS data (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey).  Granted, gains still could be in question by th...Read More
 
MLO Jobs; Automation, MSR Valuation Tools; STRATMOR Comp Data and Survey; Events and Training
10/4/2022 8:02 AM
Now we have a butter shortage raising prices ahead of the holidays. Great. While margarine makers are licking their chops over the news, vegans and other readers should know that no animals are ever harmed in the making of this commentary! But speaking of harm, in the current environment, and probably for the next couple quarters, vendors and lende...Read More
 
Construction Numbers Boosted by Residential Remodeling
10/3/2022 3:15 PM
Spending on residential construction, while down a bit in August and in spite of the gloom and doom about the housing market, continues to run significantly higher than in 2021. This is also true, although to a lesser extent, for construction spending as a whole. The U.S. Census Bureau put spending on all public and privately funded construction d...Read More