• The Importance of Home Equity to a Family

    There has been much written about how dramatically home values have increased over the last several years. With the increase in values, comes an increase in the equity each home owning family now has. The Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard... Read More

  • 1st Time Buyers Finally Crashing the Real Estate Party

    There has been much conversation regarding the lack of first time home buyers in today’s real estate market. However, three recent reports seem to suggest that they are now entering the market in increasing numbers. The most recent Existing... Read More

  • Guess Where Residential Rents are Heading

    Each month, many people are faced with the decision of renewing their rental lease for another year or purchasing their first home. One of the questions that must be answered before they make a decision is – “Where are rents... Read More

  • Today Kicks Off National Homeownership Month.

    National Homeownership Month actually started as a week-long celebration of homeownership during the Clinton administration in 1995. In 2002, President George W. Bush proclaimed June as the National Homeownership Month. Here is an excerpt from his... Read More

  • Cory Kasten Named Wyoming Lender of the Year.

    Wallick & Volk Mortgage announced today that long-time mortgage professional Cory Kasten NMLS 262697 | WY MLO #218, has been recognized by the WCDA as their “Wyoming Lender of the Year.” This prestigious award was presented last week... Read More

  • Home Sales Skyrocketing.

    Yesterday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Existing Home Sales Report. The numbers shocked many analysts as they revealed a 10.4% increase over the same month last year. This is the highest number of sales since September... Read More

  • Becky Mulhollen Elected Board Chair for The Economic Alliance Snohomish County Ambassador Committee

    Wallick & Volk would like to congratulate Becky Mulhollen, Mortgage Consultant in the Bellevue branch, on being elected Board Chair for the Economic Alliance Snohomish County Ambassador Committee. Economic Alliance Snohomish County Ambassadors... Read More

  • 2015 A Year of Housing Opportunity

    Many believed that when the housing market crashed, so too would the desire of American’s to own a home again. Many reports have shown that, especially among younger generations, the American Dream of homeownership is still very much alive.... Read More

  • Wallick & Volk is a Gold Sponsor of Schnept Farms Community Fund Run and After Party

    Wallick & Volk is honored to be a Gold Sponsor for the Schnepf Farms Community Fund Run and After Party which is presented by The SouthEast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS® (SEVRAR). SEVRAR is the largest local trade association in... Read More

  • Michael Groff selected as one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives

    Wallick and Volk is proud to announce that Michael Groff, President & CEO, has been featured as one of the “100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives” in Mortgage Executive Magazine. The magazine compiled the list of their choices for... Read More

  • Number One Reason to Sell Now

    If you are one of the many homeowners out there who are debating putting their home on the market in 2015, don’t miss out on the opportunity that currently exists. There will be significantly less competition in the winter months than in the... Read More

  • Christmas spirit comes alive in others!

    Traci Green and her team in Victoria, TX were able to assist in the financing of a home for a first time home buyer. Below is her article, published in the Victoria Advocate. We are extremely proud of the Victoria Team! Christmas spirit comes alive... Read More

  • Homeowners Tough Decision-Off the Market, For Sale By Owner or List

    At the end of the year, in every region of the country, hundreds of homeowners have a tough decision to make. The ‘listing for sale agreement’ on their house is about to expire and they now must decide to either take their house off the... Read More

  • Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer?

    There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too... Read More

  • Wallick & Volk Mortgage Recognized as Best Mortgage Company in Flagstaff, AZ

    Wallick & Volk Mortgage announced that it has been named by the AZ Daily Sun Readers as the Best Mortgage Company in Flagstaff, AZ. Voting was opened between October 24, 2014 through November 13, 2014. Readers of AZ Daily Sun were given the... Read More