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Martini Mortgage Podcast

Sep 26, 2023

Welcome to episode 190 of the Martini Mortgage Podcast, titled MMP, where our host Kevin Martini, a Raleigh Mortgage Broker and Certified Mortgage Advisor, explores the topsy-turvy journey of home buying in the current real estate scenario.

In this episode, Kevin dives into the emotional roller-coaster that accompanies the homebuying process, especially amid soaring home prices and fluctuating mortgage rates. He emphasizes on the importance of focusing on one’s aspirations, financial blueprint, and the groundwork needed before diving into the real estate market.


Understanding the Real Estate Landscape:

  • A discussion on the unpredictability of home prices and mortgage rates.
  • Expert predictions from Pulsenomics on the gradual rise in home prices in the upcoming years.
  • A highlight on how a $400,000 house bought in January 2023 could appreciate to $471,363 by 2027.

The Mortgage Rate Tango:

  • A dive into the dynamics between mortgage rates, the bond market, and inflation.
  • Predictions from the Mortgage Bankers Association on a potential rise in 30-year fixed mortgages by 2024.

Strategizing Your Home Buying:

  • An exploration of scenarios and benefits of buying a house now amid the current market trends.

Kevin Martini | NMLS 143962 | Certified Mortgage Advisor | Martini Mortgage Group at Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corporation | NMLS # 3446 | 507 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604 | (919) 238-4934 | | | Equal Housing Lender

Making an informed decision about your next move is crucial, whether you're a first-time or repeat homebuyer. When it comes to homeownership, having certainty about your financing options is the proper first step, regardless of your level of experience. This way, you can confidently search for your dream home armed with price and cost clarity.


Let's connect and discuss the proper mortgage strategy for you and your family. Whether you're ready to take the leap into homeownership or simply want to explore your options,




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