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    9 August 2013
    Mortgage delinquencies have fallen to pre-recession levels, while the rate of new foreclosures is at its lowest level in more than six years, according to new figures from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
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    8 August 2013
    Mortgage rates held steady this week as mixed employment reports generated uncertainty over the direction of the economy.
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    6 August 2013
    Thirty-year mortgages will still be around, but will likely be a bit more expensive under the proposal President Obama laid out today for replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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    15 July 2013
    Being self-employed has its benefits, such as flexible work hours and being your own boss.It has downsides too, including unpaid vacations, no paid sick days and one that the self-employed might not think about: buying a home.
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    9 July 2013
    Mortgage credit eased slightly in June, indicating that was somewhat easier to get a mortgage loan than in May, according to information released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
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    8 July 2013
    Coming up with a down payment can be a significant obstacle for potential homebuyers seeking to take advantage of what are still low prices and mortgage rates.
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    29 May 2013
    Homeowners who are looking for a short-term infusion of money might consider an interest-only second mortgage in the form of a home equity line of credit (HELOC).
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    26 April 2013
    When you buy a home as an unmarried couple, getting approved for the mortgage is only half the challenge.You also want to be sure to set up the ownership and financial arrangements so that the interests of both partners are protected.
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    20 April 2013
    Getting a mortgage and buying a home offers some significant challenges for two unmarried people that traditional couples don't face.Some of those have to do with getting the loan itself; others have to do with protecting yourself in case the loan or the relationship goes sour.
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    1 April 2013
    Mortgages accounted for nearly half of the complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPB) in its first year-and-a-half of operation, the agency has reported.
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    28 March 2013
    The number of homes in foreclosure is on the rise but that doesn't mean more homeowners are falling into financial difficulty, according to figures released today by the foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac.
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    27 March 2013
    Homeowners who have fallen behind on their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgages will be eligible for a new, simplified loan modification program beginning the summer, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced.
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    13 March 2013
    Female mortgage applicants are significantly less likely to be approved than comparable male applicants, according to a new study of Chicago-area loan data.
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    4 March 2013
    Interest-only mortgages are making a bit of a comeback, at least among the very wealthy.
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    2 March 2013
    Need a jumbo mortgage but you don't want to pay a jumbo mortgage rate? You might consider a piggyback loan.
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    17 February 2013
    A condominium offers many of the advantages of home ownership with fewer of the hassles.That is, unless you're talking about getting a mortgage for one.
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    14 February 2013
    Foreclosure starts have fallen to their lowest level in six-and-a-half years, after new regulations in California sharply reduced foreclosure actions there.
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    28 December 2012
    Qualifying for a mortgage loan or refinance with bad credit is a lot harder than it used to be.Given that widespread defaults on subprime mortgages triggered the financial meltdown of a few years ago, lenders have become much more cautious about who they'll extend credit to.
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    27 October 2011
    Most couples apply for mortgage loans jointly.But what happens when one of them has bad credit?.
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    22 March 2011
    Take the time to understand how mortgage points work and you can save a bundle on your mortgage over the course of your loan.
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