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First-time Homebuyers Reaping Rewards from Economic Crisis
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First-time Homebuyers Reaping Rewards from Economic Crisis

As rampant inflation gradually gets squeezed out of home prices, many first-time homebuyers are finally able to afford a house. Lower rates on purchase mortgages-including popular FHA mortgage products-also make it easier for new homebuyers to take the ownership plunge.

Dan Rafter
12 years ago
Government-Insured FHA Mortgages Rising in Popularity
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Government-Insured FHA Mortgages Rising in Popularity

Although they fell from favor (and nearly off the radar) during the last real estate run-up, FHA and VA mortgage products are now grabbing powerful market share. Government-backed loans currently account for about a third of all mortgage applications in the U.S.

Kara  Johnson
12 years ago
FHA Stealing Market Share from Private Mortgage Insurers
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FHA Stealing Market Share from Private Mortgage Insurers

Companies offering private mortgage insurance (PMI) are suffering catastrophic losses due to an avalanche of foreclosure-related claims. But the FHA, which offers HUD-backed FHA loan guarantee reassurance to banks and investors, is quickly capturing that lost PMI market share.

Aaron Crowe
13 years ago
New FHA Jumbo Loans to the "Refi" Rescue
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New FHA Jumbo Loans to the "Refi" Rescue

Jumbo mortgages are larger-than-normal mortgages that are used to pay for, or refinance, higher-cost homes. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) began insuring these big loans this year, at least on a temporary basis, as part of the government's much-touted economic stimulus package.

Kara  Johnson
13 years ago