What a 0% Fed Funds Rate Really Means For Mortgage Rates

March 17, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

As I’m sure you’ve heard, the Fed cut interest rates on Sunday to near 0% and agreed to buy $700 billion in bonds and securities to stabilize financial markets and support the economy. Please do not confuse the fed funds rate with mortgage interest rates. This is uncharted waters and predicting what mortgage rates will … Read More

Chasing Failure

March 3, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

At Fairway’s Annual Meeting we had the privilege of listening to Ryan Leak share his story. Ryan is a coach, author, filmmaker, and speaker and he produced a documentary around the idea of chasing failure. He asked the question, “What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?” He then decided to tackle his … Read More

Fairway Named Best Mortgage Company to Work For in 2020

February 13, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation was ranked #1 by National Mortgage News as the best mortgage company to work for in 2020 and by for 2019 by Mortgage Executive Magazine; in Delaware we couldn’t agree more! Our goal is to exceed expectations, provide satisfaction, and earn trust by creating a mortgage process that puts people first. … Read More

10 Key Takeaways From Inman Connect

February 4, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

Last week thousands of real estate industry professionals met in New York at Inman Connect to discuss what experts predict the future of the industry to look like. Below, please find 10 of the key takeaways from the conference. Relationships are King and content is Queen – Real estate is a relationship-based business and always … Read More

Lessons Learned From Kobe Bryant

January 27, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

This past weekend, the world felt the loss of Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter, Gianna. The impact felt from the loss of a person, who most didn’t know personally, begs the question, what did Kobe Bryant teach us? What part of him left such a lasting impression and what lessons can we take … Read More

Profile of Home Buyers

January 14, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

The National Association of Realtors released its 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Here are some of the highlights that will help you as you business plan for 2020. 89% of buyers used an agent to purchase their home, and most found their agent through a referral from a family member or friend 90% of buyers … Read More

New Year, Same Us

January 3, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

2019 was an amazing year at Fairway. We’re incredibly proud of all the people we’ve helped as a company and all the goals we’ve accomplished.  As we start a new year, and even a new decade, there is a tremendous amount of conversation around resolutions and the idea of a “new year, new me.” While … Read More

Happy Holidays

December 27, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

I want to wish you a very happy holiday season and a wonderful new year! I hope 2019 was filled with joy and may 2020 bring you happiness, health and prosperity. I look forward to connecting in the new year.

Season of Giving

December 13, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The holiday season is upon us and in the spirit of the giving season we wanted to share some important things you should know about using gift money for a down payment. For gift money to be eligible to use towards a down payment the buyer must: Receive the money as a check or wire … Read More