Quality Real Estate Appraisals. Excellent Service.

For years, mortgage lenders and consumers, as well as other real estate professionals, have depended on our expertise to provide high-quality value estimates on all sorts of homes in Grand Traverse, Benzie and Leelanau Counties.  By continuously keeping up with local real estate trends  and staying current on valuation techniques through accredited courses, we've been consistently able to generate reliable home valuations for people just like you.

Leading appraisal experts for:

  • Primary and Secondary Mortgages
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Estate Planning and Valuation
  • Divorce Settlement
  • Tax Assessment Disputes
  • Retrospective Valuations
  • Employee Relocation
  • REO Valuations

North Wing Appraisal


Technology plays a prominent part in how North Wing Appraisal does business. It helps keep costs down while maintaining superb quality and responsive service.   We also believe that regardless of the business, service is the top reason a client comes, goes, repeats or gives your number to others.  We keep this in mind whether you're talking to us on the phone, in e-mail or talking in person.   Our goal is simply an unsurpassed experience for our clients.   Call North Wing Appraisal today. We guarantee you'll see the difference, too.

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Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.55% 4.7%
15-yr Fixed 4.01% 4.22%
1-yr Adj 2.76% 3.42%
* national averages
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Forbearances Post Typical Mid-Month Increase
2/26/2021 1:42 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireBlack Knight reports a second increase in the number of loans in pandemic related forbearance plans in as many weeks. Forborne loans rose by 21,000 during the week ended February 23 after falling below 2.7 million for the first time since last April earlier this month. The company said such mid-mon...Read More
Lenders Hiring MLOs; Correspondent, Tech, Servicing, Tech Products; What you Should Know About Yesterday"s Rate Move
2/26/2021 8:28 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressHuh? Rates don’t continually go down and then stay there for an indefinite period of time? No, they don’t. There’s this opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal: “We’ll Have Herd Immunity by April. COVID cases have dropped 77% in six wee...Read More
Freddie Mac"s 12-Month Portfolio Growth Nears Half Trillion
2/26/2021 8:15 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mac reported this week that its total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 16.1 percent in January compared to a 22.4 percent gain in December. The portfolio balance at the end of the period was $2.777 trillion compared to $2.740 trillion the prior month and $2.339 trillion...Read More
Fannie/Freddie COVID Programs Extended to Match FHA, VA Deadlines
2/26/2021 8:11 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireDeadlines for COVID-19 related relief for borrowers with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSE) mortgages were extended by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for the second time in a little over two weeks. The agency said the new changes were made to bring GSE programs into alignment with the dead...Read More
Mortgage Rates Are Now Well Over 3 Percent
2/25/2021 4:28 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates WISH they were still at 2.97%--the number conveyed today by Freddie Mac"s weekly survey. Freddie"s data is accurate when it comes to capturing broad trends over time, but can really fall short when the bond market is experiencing elevated volatility. To say that bond...Read More
MBS RECAP: Video Time Corresponds With Market Drama (Today"s is 22 min.)
2/25/2021 3:58 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryJust When You Thought It Wouldn't Get Much Worse Staggeringly weak day for bonds. 2.0 MBS coupon is now irrelevant. 2.5 is only game in town Lots of general motivations to discuss (watch the video), but the 7yr auction was the only obvious moment for cause & effect Econ Dat...Read More
Pending Home Sales Post 5th Straight Loss
2/25/2021 9:47 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireJanuary marked the fifth straight month that the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has reported a decline in its Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). The index, based on newly signed contracts for the purchase of existing homes, was down 2.8 percent from its December level. The index in Janua...Read More
Ops, MLO Jobs; Cap. Mkts., Valuation, Default, Fulfillment Tools; Technology and Processing Notes
2/25/2021 9:44 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressAs hope for a recovery drawing nearer helps push rates higher, Carol K. writes, “I hate it when people ask me what I do for fun because there is no classy way to say, ‘Binge drink.’” The approaching 1003 form mandatory changes may cause some p...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Just When You Thought It Wouldn"t Get Much Worse
2/25/2021 9:37 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIt got much worse. Bond yields were up more than 8bps by the open with the 10yr just a hair under 1.47%. It might be hard for traders to avoid ringing the 1.50% bell even if bonds manage to bounce today or in the next few days. The kicker is that the weakness lacks the sort of disc...Read More
Highest Mortgage Rates Since June 2020
2/24/2021 3:33 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchAs of today, you"d have to go back to June 2020 to see higher mortgage rates. This is courtesy of an ongoing move in the bond market that has longer-term rates/yields surging higher at the quickest pace since the pandemic began. The broader bond market has actually been signalling ...Read More

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