Inlanta Mortgage was founded 20 years ago. Naturally, we have been reflecting on life twenty years ago. Here are some fun facts about 1993 that peaked our interest:
Big Movies of 1993
- Jurassic Park – During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
- The Fugitve – Dr. Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford), unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.
- The Firm – A young lawyer (Tom Cruise) joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
- Sleepless in Seattle – A recently-widowed man’s (Tom Hanks) son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
- Schindler’s List – In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Schindler’s List went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture in March of 1994.
1993’s Music Moguls
- At the 35th Grammy Awards (1993) Eric Claption won six awards including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Performance for his song, “Tears in Heaven“
- Best New Artist was awarded to Arrested Development.
- Best Country Vocal Performances (Female and Male) were awarded to Mary Chapin Carpenter for “I Feel Lucky” and Vince Gill for “I Still Believe in You.”
Economics in 1993
- Median household income (current dollars) $31,241
- Average sales price of a new home $147,700
- The cost per gallon of gasoline hovered around $1.00
- Cost of a first-class postage stamp $0.29
- Unemployement rate was 7.0% (as of 3/1/1993)
Learn more about Inlanta’s twenty year history here.
Inlanta Mortgage offers Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac agency products, as well as a full suite of jumbo and portfolio programs. The company is fully delegated HUD-FHA including FHA 203K, VA, and USDA approved. Inlanta Mortgage also offers numerous state bond agency programs. Review Inlanta’s mortgage loan programs here.
Inlanta Mortgage is a multi-state mortgage banker based out of Brookfield, Wisconsin. NMLS# 1016. Inlanta Mortgage is proud to be a recent recipient of a 2012 Top Workplace Award.