The True Meaning of National Doughnut Day

National Doughnut Day started in 1938  as a fund raiser for Chicago's Salvation Army. Their goal was to help the needy during the Great Depression, and to honor The Salvation Army "Lassies" of World War I, who served doughnuts to soldiers. Soon after the US entrance into World War I in 1917, The Salvation Army …

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FHA to increase fees…Again!!

FHA is once again increasing mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) on all new purchase and refinance transactions. Effective for FHA loans that have been assigned on or after June 3, 2013 and in addition to this increase, the Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium will remain for the life of the loan. Meaning, you can only remove the …

Open Houses

Here are a few of the Featured homes on the market today. Click on the link for home prices as well as mortgage information.   5 Flagg Road, Westford by Frances Markel of Keller Williams. 3 Richard Way, Littleton by Marla Quadri of Keller Williams. 1146 Hill Road A, Boxborough by Kristin Hilberg of Keller Williams. …

Mortgage Rates still Trending Down

Like a long and winding spiral staircase, mortgage rates slowing continue to improve.  Interest rates are likely to continue lower on increasing fears Europe is facing defaults from Greece and increasing likelihood Greece will depart the EU. If Greece were to exit the EU it may set up a domino effect with Ireland, Portugal and Spain; …

Bill Nickerson

Running in the Groton MA road race.