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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DTI? FHA? HOA? OMG!mortgages, which are for veterans, rural residents with modest income and the m
DTI? FHA? HOA? OMG!
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 minutes ago
mortgages, which are for veterans, rural residents with modest income and the more widely applicable: FHA. Term to know: Federal Housing Administration loan. This loan is offered by the U.S. Department of Housing, and it's an attractive loan,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Ask a Real Estate Pro: How do I decide whether to refinance?at a better interest rate to lower our payments. Is this something we should do
Ask a Real Estate Pro: How do I decide whether to refinance?
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
at a better interest rate to lower our payments. Is this something we should do? — Adoria A: In many cases, homebuyers get Federal Housing Administration mortgages because they're relatively easy to qualify for and require down payments as low as... Read more
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Bankrate.com
VA Loans - 5 Things To Know About Getting a VA Home Loanany down payment. "That's a huge plus," Frueh says. Another plus: A VA loan d
VA Loans - 5 Things To Know About Getting a VA Home Loan
Bankrate.com / Posted yesterday
any down payment. "That's a huge plus," Frueh says. Another plus: A VA loan doesn't require mortgage insurance, as do Federal Housing Administration and conventional loans with less than a 20% down payment. The benefit translates into... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Comradely capitalismentirely state-run. Along with Fannie and Freddie, the other main players are t
Comradely capitalism
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
entirely state-run. Along with Fannie and Freddie, the other main players are the Veterans Affairs department (VA), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Ginnie Mae, which helps the FHA and VA package loans into bonds and sell them. In... Read more
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Business Wire
Stearns Lending Announces New Structure and Market-Competitive Designations for its Executive Leadership TeamAffairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and i
Stearns Lending Announces New Structure and Market-Competitive Designations for its Executive Leadership Team
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707.... Read more
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Bankrate.com
VA Loan Guaranty Helps Veterans Buy Expensive Homesinsurance. Borrowers pay monthly for mortgage insurance when they obtain a conv
VA Loan Guaranty Helps Veterans Buy Expensive Homes
Bankrate.com / Posted 2 days ago
insurance. Borrowers pay monthly for mortgage insurance when they obtain a conventional loan or a loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and make a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price.Higher loan... Read more
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The Chronicle
“Cut the bull:” a deeper look at Durhamsuffered from heavy disenfranchisement. In the 1930s, in an effort to relieve t
“Cut the bull:” a deeper look at Durham
The Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
suffered from heavy disenfranchisement. In the 1930s, in an effort to relieve the distress of the Great Depression, the Federal Housing Administration began offering low-interest mortgages to homeowners in desperate need. Unfortunately though... Read more
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FOX Business
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyer
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyers through government agencies such as the Federal Housing Administration and traditional banks will let you make a down payment of 3.5 percent, or even less, on your... Read more
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FOX Business
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyer
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyers through government agencies such as the Federal Housing Administration and traditional banks will let you make a down payment of 3.5 percent, or even less, on your... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyer
Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
payment can be maddeningly inconsistent. Programs aimed at first-time homebuyers through government agencies such as the Federal Housing Administration and traditional banks will let you make a down payment of 3.5 percent, or even less, on your... Read more
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Orange County Register
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short saleyears after a foreclosure. That’s down from the standard waiting periods of fou
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short sale
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
years after a foreclosure. That’s down from the standard waiting periods of four and seven years, respectively. To get a Federal Housing Administration loan after a foreclosure, the standard wait time is now three years – and as little as one... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Landlords rattled by specter of rent controlManor Apartments on Walker Drive. Like many older apartments in Mountain View,
Landlords rattled by specter of rent control
Mountain View Voice / Posted 5 days ago
Manor Apartments on Walker Drive. Like many older apartments in Mountain View, his complex was built with the help of the Federal Housing Administration during a construction boom in the 1960s. When it was complete, furnished units could be rented... Read more
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The Seattle Times
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short saleyears after a foreclosure. That’s down from the standard waiting periods of fou
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short sale
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
years after a foreclosure. That’s down from the standard waiting periods of four and seven years, respectively. To get a Federal Housing Administration loan after a foreclosure, the standard wait time is now three years — and as little as one... Read more
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Business Wire
Stearns Lending Promotes James Hecht to Chief Operating Officer, Executive Managing DirectorAffairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and i
Stearns Lending Promotes James Hecht to Chief Operating Officer, Executive Managing Director
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707.... Read more
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Island Packet
The Mortgage Professor: Do reverse mortgages work for owners of expensive homes?As a federally insured reverse mortgage program under the Federal Housing Admin
The Mortgage Professor: Do reverse mortgages work for owners of expensive homes?
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
As a federally insured reverse mortgage program under the Federal Housing Administration, the home equity conversion mortgage program is not designed to help the wealthy. In calculating maximum draw amounts, the highest property value it will... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Mortgage Rates Stall Near Record Lowspayment of less than 20%. You, the borrower, pay the premiums. It's often known
Mortgage Rates Stall Near Record Lows
Bankrate.com / Posted 9 days ago
payment of less than 20%. You, the borrower, pay the premiums. It's often known as private mortgage insurance, or PMI. The Federal Housing Administration sells mortgage insurance, too, in what's called an FHA loan. Sometime after you buy the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sentencing delayed for Paterson woman in federal court for mortgage fraud schemeA judge has delayed the sentencing of a Paterson woman who helped bilk the Fede
Sentencing delayed for Paterson woman in federal court for mortgage fraud scheme
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
A judge has delayed the sentencing of a Paterson woman who helped bilk the Federal Housing Administration of an amount between $400,000 and $1 million during the height of the mortgage bubble. Carolina Pelaez-Carmona, who is also known as Carolina... Read more
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NBC News
It's Not Easy to Borrow While Black in Milwaukee and Other Cities of Unrestsaid NCRC researcher Bruce Mitchell. While whites have historically benefited
It's Not Easy to Borrow While Black in Milwaukee and Other Cities of Unrest
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
said NCRC researcher Bruce Mitchell. While whites have historically benefited from government-backed programs like the Federal Housing Administration and the GI Bill, both of which have brought down the cost of home ownership, blacks have been... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson woman to be sentenced in federal court for mortgage fraud schemeA Paterson woman is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for her role in
Paterson woman to be sentenced in federal court for mortgage fraud scheme
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
A Paterson woman is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme that bilked the Federal Housing Administration of more than $400,000 during the height of the mortgage bubble in 2006 and 2007. Carolina... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Renovation loans eliminate need for second mortgageloan for renovations, it�s all tied in with the mortgage,� said Charles Garriso
Renovation loans eliminate need for second mortgage
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
loan for renovations, it�s all tied in with the mortgage,� said Charles Garrison with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. The Federal Housing Administration�s rehab loan � the FHA 203(k) � is designed for buyers who want to rehabilitate or repair a... Read more
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Philly.com
Right wrongs of Clinton yearsincarceration. For example, the new Black Lives platform also demands reparati
Right wrongs of Clinton years
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
incarceration. For example, the new Black Lives platform also demands reparations for harms from slavery to redlining - a Federal Housing Administration policy that refused to back loans for black people, which, in author Ta Nehisi Coates' words,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Cul-de-sacs are a must for some homeownerslinked residents to central open spaces and schools, among other facilities. R
Cul-de-sacs are a must for some homeowners
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
linked residents to central open spaces and schools, among other facilities. Radburn was so successful that in 1939 the Federal Housing Administration recommended that others developers follow its lead. "Homes located on cul-de-sacs offer... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Reverse mortgages get a second look in retirementhistory and willingness to pay bills to make sure that the senior could keep up
Reverse mortgages get a second look in retirement
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
history and willingness to pay bills to make sure that the senior could keep up with property taxes or other bills. The Federal Housing Administration revamped its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program to mandate these financial reviews to... Read more
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Rutland Herald
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short saleyears after a foreclosure. That�s down from the standard waiting periods of fou
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short sale
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
years after a foreclosure. That�s down from the standard waiting periods of four and seven years, respectively. To get a Federal Housing Administration loan after a foreclosure, the standard wait time is now three years � and as little as one... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bounce back from foreclosureyears after a foreclosure. That's down from the standard waiting periods of fou
Bounce back from foreclosure
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
years after a foreclosure. That's down from the standard waiting periods of four and seven years, respectively. To get a Federal Housing Administration loan after a foreclosure, the standard wait time is now three years — and as little as one... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Methuen rotary reconstruction project to hit milestone Saturdaytoward the project before she obtained $900,000 in 2009 in the Interstate Maint
Methuen rotary reconstruction project to hit milestone Saturday
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 days ago
toward the project before she obtained $900,000 in 2009 in the Interstate Maintenance Discretionary Fund within the Federal Housing Administration budget. The rotary was first constructed in 1959. Much has changed since then, including the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Father Fred Trump taught son Donald Trump how to blow his own trumpet and promote himselfof immigrants and veterans as he did to his brainpower. Almost as soon as Pres
Father Fred Trump taught son Donald Trump how to blow his own trumpet and promote himself
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
of immigrants and veterans as he did to his brainpower. Almost as soon as President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Federal Housing Administration in the 1930s, Mr. Trump eagerly sought to make use of its loan subsidies. "The working classes... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short saleyears after a foreclosure. That's down from the standard waiting periods of fou
5 tips to bounce back after a foreclosure or short sale
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
years after a foreclosure. That's down from the standard waiting periods of four and seven years, respectively. To get a Federal Housing Administration loan after a foreclosure, the standard wait time is now three years - and as little as one... Read more
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Island Packet
The Mortgage Professor: Homebuyers lose a useful mortgage option to overzealous regulationas well as a refinancing, but more commonly it applied only to a refinance. Pr
The Mortgage Professor: Homebuyers lose a useful mortgage option to overzealous regulation
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
as well as a refinancing, but more commonly it applied only to a refinance. Prepayment penalties were never allowed on Federal Housing Administration or Veterans Affairs loans, but after the financial crisis Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac also... Read more
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Fortune
The Average American Still Can't Get a MortgageMac were very aggressive in forcing banks to buy back loans with faulty underwr
The Average American Still Can't Get a Mortgage
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
Mac were very aggressive in forcing banks to buy back loans with faulty underwriting, even if the mistakes were minor. The Federal Housing Administration and the Fannie Mae and Freddie Macs conservator, the FHFA, have made changes to try to give... Read more
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FOX News
Mortgage Declined? Here's What to Dolike to see home buyers make a 20% down payment. But that percentage is just id
Mortgage Declined? Here's What to Do
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
like to see home buyers make a 20% down payment. But that percentage is just ideal -- it's by no means required. The Federal Housing Administration lets buyers make down payments as low as 3.5%. If you've served in the military, the... Read more
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Orange County Register
FHA pulls rug from under resident's retirementhad pulled the rug out from under her retirement plans. Her three-bedroom cond
FHA pulls rug from under resident's retirement
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
had pulled the rug out from under her retirement plans. Her three-bedroom condo in Talega Gallery no longer qualified for Federal Housing Administration-insured loans. As a result, she can’t get a reverse mortgage. Even more aggravating is that... Read more
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Orange County Register
Want to buy a condo? See how a new law could expand FHA options here in O.C.discovered the government had changed the rules on her. Her three-bedroom cond
Want to buy a condo? See how a new law could expand FHA options here in O.C.
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
discovered the government had changed the rules on her. Her three-bedroom condo in Talega Gallery no longer qualified for Federal Housing Administration-insured loans. As a result, she can’t get a reverse mortgage. Even more aggravating is that... Read more
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Market Watch
Do these 5 things if you want to buy a home in the next 5 yearsof at least 640, but a credit score of 620 is often a common credit score bench
Do these 5 things if you want to buy a home in the next 5 years
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
of at least 640, but a credit score of 620 is often a common credit score benchmark for government-backed loans (like the Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Agriculture). If your score... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Mortgage Rates Take A Stumbleadds that in Chicago, borrowers are more likely to prefer a 5% down conforming
Mortgage Rates Take A Stumble
Bankrate.com / Posted 23 days ago
adds that in Chicago, borrowers are more likely to prefer a 5% down conforming loan or 3.5% down FHA loan, insured by the Federal Housing Administration. That comparison forces people to realize that 2% of extra down payment is insignificant when... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Bank exec sentenced for $4.1 million SBA fraud; 18.2 million FHA fraudCounty, admitted that he provided false information to the Department of Housin
Bank exec sentenced for $4.1 million SBA fraud; 18.2 million FHA fraud
Rolla Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
County, admitted that he provided false information to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in order to obtain an $18,219,400 loan in 2012 for the operation and maintenance of 232... Read more
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Business Wire
New Residential Announces Second Quarter 2016 Resultsfirst quarter 2016. In addition, during the quarter, New Residential obtained a
New Residential Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
first quarter 2016. In addition, during the quarter, New Residential obtained approvals to be a Fannie Mae Servicer and a Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) Lender. As a result, New Residential Mortgage LLC is now eligible to own MSRs relating... Read more
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The Columbian
Harney: Bill brings good news for condo buyerson much lately, but they’re together on one issue that affects condominium buye
Harney: Bill brings good news for condo buyers
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
on much lately, but they’re together on one issue that affects condominium buyers and sellers across the country: The Federal Housing Administration has bungled its condo finance program. In a rare moment of bipartisanship before heading home... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mortgage credit can make first home affordableThat’s almost 13 percent less in federal income taxes. Nice! The MCC does have
Mortgage credit can make first home affordable
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
That’s almost 13 percent less in federal income taxes. Nice! The MCC does have an upfront cost of $500, paid at closing. Federal Housing Administration, Veterans Administration and conventional financing are eligible. The Orange County maximum... Read more
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Daily Herald
New bill brings good news for condo buyerson much lately, but they're together on one issue that affects condominium buye
New bill brings good news for condo buyers
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
on much lately, but they're together on one issue that affects condominium buyers and sellers across the country: The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has bungled its condo finance program. In a rare moment of bipartisanship before... Read more
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Asian journal
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administrationyou feel passionate that represent communities to the government. Deputy Assis
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administration
Asian journal / Posted 30 days ago
you feel passionate that represent communities to the government. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Relations Federal Housing Administration U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Hometown: Pensacola, FL What influenced... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Federal initiative helps people get solaris to help train people to work in the solar industry and gets more federal age
Federal initiative helps people get solar
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 30 days ago
is to help train people to work in the solar industry and gets more federal agencies to back loans for solar, including the Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to solar installers these new federal... Read more
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Market Watch
Even this incentive didn’t get millennials to buy homesas part of an Obama administration-wide effort to boost Homeownership, which is
Even this incentive didn’t get millennials to buy homes
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
as part of an Obama administration-wide effort to boost Homeownership, which is close to the lowest rate on record, the Federal Housing Administration lowered mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) on its loans in most cases by $800 to $900 a year... Read more
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USA Today
Channel your inner Trump: Develop your propertycondo to be sold before authorizing lender mortgages, and at least 50 percent o
Channel your inner Trump: Develop your property
USA Today / Posted 1 months ago
condo to be sold before authorizing lender mortgages, and at least 50 percent of the units will need to be sold before the Federal Housing Administration will insure those mortgages, said Than Merrill, president and CEO of FortuneBuilders, which... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida not so favorable for first-time homebuyers, study findsbuyers have many mistakenly thinking they have to put 20 percent down to qualif
South Florida not so favorable for first-time homebuyers, study finds
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
buyers have many mistakenly thinking they have to put 20 percent down to qualify for a mortgage, Sahnger said. With a Federal Housing Administration loan, a down payment can be as low as 3.5 percent. Other programs may require even less down —... Read more
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Orange County Register
Energy loans lower utility bills – but at a priceor property assessed clean energy super lien, is getting the green light to fin
Energy loans lower utility bills – but at a price
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
or property assessed clean energy super lien, is getting the green light to finance energy efficiency home improvements on Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Veteran’s Administration (VA) loans but not conventional Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mortgage interest rates tick upwardMac’s survey: Local borrowers can get a zero-point, high-balance 30-year, fixed
Mortgage interest rates tick upward
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Mac’s survey: Local borrowers can get a zero-point, high-balance 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage for 2.875 percent from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Veteran’s Administration (VA). A similar 15-year fixed loan from FHA and VA is... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessmentsIn a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would appro
FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessments
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
In a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would approve mortgages on properties with energy improvement assessments through the Property Assessed Clean Energy program, or PACE. Hundreds of home improvements have been... Read more
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The Hill
The GOP's Malthusian streak on full display at RNC“poor” four times, though two of those times the word appears in the phrase “po
The GOP's Malthusian streak on full display at RNC
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
“poor” four times, though two of those times the word appears in the phrase “poorly managed,” as in the “poorly-managed” Federal Housing Administration. By comparison, “war” is in there 58 times, “freedom” 45, and “America” 286. As for solutions... Read more

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