• Wallick and Volk is a Great Place To Work

    Here at Wallick & Volk we have earned the reputation as a great place to work. We have received the “Best Places to Work” award, we’ve been named one of the “Top 100 Mortgage Lenders” in the Nation and numerous... Read More

  • Boomerang Homebuyers Get a Shorter Ride Home

    HUD recently announced that people who lost their home through a foreclosure, short sale or bankruptcy, may be eligible to finance a home again in as little as 12 months. This is a reduction from the previously required minimum of 36 months from the... Read More

  • Selling a House? 5 Reasons You Should Do It Now!

    Many are talking about why now is a great time to buy a home. Today, we want to look at why it might also be an opportune time to sell your house. Here are the Top 5 Reasons we believe now may be a perfect time to put your house on the market. 1.)... Read More

  • US home prices vault nearly 12 percent

    U.S. home prices surged 11.9 percent in June from a year earlier, reflecting stronger demand amid a tight supply of homes for sale. CoreLogic, a real estate data provider, said Tuesday that home prices climbed on annual basis in 48 states. They... Read More

  • US Home Prices See Biggest Gain in 7 Years

    A new report confirms U.S. home prices are on the rise. Of 20 major cities in the Standard & Poor’s/Case Schiller home price index - 12 posted double digit gains in April, compared to last year. Industry experts say prices will continue to... Read More

  • Buying a House? 3 Reasons to Do it Now!

    Here are three great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1.) Prices Will Continue to Rise Standard & Poors recently upgraded their 2013 forecast for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index to an 11%... Read More

  • US Existing Home Sales Reach Four Year High

    The total number of existing home sales in the U.S. reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million in May, the highest level since November 2009, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors. The number of existing home... Read More

  • Which Arizona Properties Work Best as Rentals?

    Which Arizona Properties Work Best as Rentals Are you considering buying a property to use as a rental? Here are some things to consider when purchasing a property to generate a reliable income. As the old real estate saying goes: Location,... Read More

  • Cindy Bradley Named Wyoming Lender of the Year

    Wallick & Volk Mortgage announced today that long-time mortgage professional Cindy Bradley has been recognized by the WCDA as their “Wyoming Lender of the Year.”  This prestigious award was presented yesterday at the Wyoming... Read More

  • The 5 most wanted home upgrades - PLUS 3 things to consider before renting your home

    A recent survey found that when people are buying or remodeling a home, these upgrades top the list:1. Outdoor living area. A deck, screened porch, or attached patio makes a nice gathering place. It doesn't have to be huge, with a big outdoor... Read More

  • Should I become a Landlord?

    SHOULD I BECOME A LANDLORD?? Buying a rental property can be financially rewarding on a long-term basis and can be an integral part of your overall retirement plan. However, there are some challenges that come with being a landlord that you... Read More

  • Median existing home price rises to $184,300

    The median existing home price rose by 11.2% year-over-year to reach $184,300 Existing home sales are reported by the National Association of Realtors once a month. The seasonally adjusted number reports completed transactions in single-family... Read More

  • Inside Lending Newsletter

    7 Excellent Sources for Creating Great Content  More and more businesses today are getting into content marketing, which is the creation and sharing of articles, pictures, videos, and other publishing content with an eye to acquiring customers.... Read More

  • Great Uses For your tax refund

    BUY A HOUSE – If you are in an area designated for USDA loans, and if your income is under the household-limitations, you might be able to purchase a new home with NO down payment. Visit: ... Read More

  • 5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

    Buying a first home can be a scary, confusing and stressful process. Many would-be buyers are understandably nervous at the prospect of making the largest purchase of their lives. Rather than diving in and hoping for the best, you should prepare... Read More