Author: Karen Mayfield

Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Man and woman sitting at desk, looking down at a calculator.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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Not all income is created equal

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Female dog groomer wearing apron, smiling into the face of a small, white, long-haired dog.

Insights for the self-employed: Mortgage lenders have different treatments for different types of income.

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Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Young couple carrying boxes through the front door.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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Is it time for a second American Dream?

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Blue two-story beach house.

As the economy improves, many homeowners are beginning to think about achieving a second American Dream – owning a second home.

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