Matrix Appraisal Group has been servicing Maricopa County, AZ for more than 10 years.  We have written over 2,000 appraisal reports for several National Lenders.  We provide honest, unbiased high quality appraisal reports and are highly confident in our work. 

We cover most cities located in the following counties:

·         Maricopa County, AZ

We are located in Surprise, AZ and specialize in the following Cities:

·         Avondale

·         Buckeye

·         Glendale

·         Goodyear

·         Litchfield Park

·         Peoria

·         Sun City

·         Sun City West

·         Surprise

·         Waddell

·         Youngtown

If you are a home owner, real estate agent, trust holder or lawyer, we have you covered.  All of our reports are USPAP compliant, UAD compliant and we are also AI ready.  We have capabilities of delivering reports in the following formats:

·         PDF

·         XML

·         ENV

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Mtg Loan    Rate  APR
30-yr Fixed4.12%4.26%
15-yr Fixed3.24%3.41%
1-yr Adj2.36%2.93%
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Mortgage News Daily:
Housing Market Improvements Changing The Approach for Investors
8/20/2014 1:35 PM

Realtors responding to a recent survey by the California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.) reported that investors and investor sales are a shrinking part of their business.  Investor transactions made up an average of 32 percent of sales Realtors reported in the survey, conducted in May of this year, down from 39 percent in ...Read More

Refinancing Rebounds Slightly as Rates Dip; Purchases Slide
8/20/2014 7:51 AM

As interest rates pulled back last week, refinancing drove mortgage application activity slightly higher.  The Mortgage Bankers Association said that its Market Composite Index, a measure of application volume, increased 1.4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis during the week ended August 15 and was up 1 percent on an unadjust...Read More

Residential Construction Metrics Rose Significantly in July
8/19/2014 9:45 AM

Two important measures of strength in the housing and construction industries moved substantially higher in July the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said today.  The number of permits issued and construction starts both jumped while housing completions were also up.  In addition today's...Read More

CFPB Calculates 2015 Changes to HOEPA, QM Loan Thresholds
8/18/2014 3:21 PM

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has increased threshold amounts for loans governed by various trigger limits under Qualified Mortgages (QM) and Ability-to-Repay (ATR) Rules.   Under Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act CFPB is required to look at loan amounts subject to point and fee limits, adjusting the...Read More

Longer Term Home Sales Outlook at 1-Year Highs
8/18/2014 10:14 AM

Measures of builder confidence in the new home market rose again this month.  The third consecutive monthly increase in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) brought that metric back to its highest level since January.

The HMI was at 55 in August, a two point gain from Jul...Read More

Amazing Differences in Affordability Depending on Geography
8/15/2014 1:46 PM

Home prices "firmed" in several markets in the second quarter and, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), affordability dipped accordingly.  The Index, a measure of the percentage of homes sold during the quarter that were affordable to families earning the U.S....Read More

QM Has Succeeded... in Raising Costs, not in Changing Business Strategies
8/15/2014 1:20 PM

Less than a half-year after the Ability-to-Repay (ATR) and Qualified Mortgage (QM) rules took effect most lenders report little impact on their business strategies but they do anticipate an increase in their operational costs.  The new rules were mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and put in...Read More

The High Cost of Failing to Refinance
8/15/2014 12:34 PM

CoreLogic recently awarded its Academic Research Council Excellence Award to a study conducted by professors from three universities who looked at reasons why so many homeowners fail to refinance their homes even when it is financially advantageous to do so.  The award for scholarly research in the real estate and mortgage field...Read More

Wells Fargo's Plan for Slow Mortgage Market: Increase Pay!
8/14/2014 2:46 PM

Wells Fargo has apparently decided that a carrot is better than massive layoffs when the mortgage business starts to slide.  Bloomberg is reporting that the bank, the nation's largest mortgage lender, quietly revised its commission structure for loan originators on July 1, a move that should result in larger paydays. ...Read More

RealtyTrac: Fewer Localities have Persistent Foreclosure Problems
8/14/2014 9:37 AM

There was a significant uptick in foreclosure filings in July according to RealtyTrac's U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.  The company said however that filings including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions continue to ratchet down on an annual basis. 

Filings were reported on 109,434 properti...Read More



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