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7 July 2015
Getting a mortgage loan isn't always easy: Some borrowers with enough income might not have high enough credit scores[https://www.mortgageloan.com/how-credit-score-affects-your-rate-9550] to qualify for a loan.Others might be able to handle that monthly payment but might not have enough savings for the down payment[https://www.mortgageloan.
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3 July 2015
Young people want to become homeowners.While certain conventional wisdom holds that the up-and-coming generation prefers to be renters, numerous studies show that Millennials are just as keen to own their own place as previous generations were.
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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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5 March 2013
A new business entity intended as an eventual successor to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be launched this year by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the acting director of the agency has announced.
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26 February 2013
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be totally eliminated to make room for an expanded role for private capital in the U.S.mortgage market, under a plan released today by a major centrist think tank.
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5 November 2011
If you're looking for an affordable and obtainable mortgage, don't overlook a USDA Rural Development Loan.
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27 June 2011
A scheduled reduction in mortgage limits on government-backed loans could make about 1.4 million U.S.home ineligible for the most affordable and accessible types of mortgages, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
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4 March 2011
If you are in the market for a mortgage and have concerns about your financial qualifications, an FHA mortgage may be your key to a new home.
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1 March 2011
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be going away anytime soon, but the mortgages they back are going to get more expensive over time.
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15 February 2011
The FHA is boosting the annual mortgage insurance premium charged on its home loans, a move that will increase the cost of an average FHA mortgage by about $30 a month.
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11 February 2011
Get ready for mortgages to become more expensive - and stay that way.
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18 November 2010
Saying government involvement in the housing market helped cause the recent economic collapse, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis today urged that the U.S.mortgage market be largely turned over to the private sector, with minimal federal involvement.
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9 September 2010
Funding has been restored for the USDA's Guaranteed Rural Housing Loan Program, meaning that lenders can once again begin issuing mortgages under the popular government program.
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10 August 2010
The state of Maryland is cutting the interest rate and boosting down payment assistance for its primary homebuyer assistance program.
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3 July 2010
For potential first-time homebuyers, affordability can be a big challenge.In addition to coming up with a down payment and money for closing costs, even being able to afford the monthly payments on a decent home can be a major obstacle.
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24 June 2010
The Obama Administration has authorized the release of $1.5 billion for foreclosure prevention efforts in the five states hardest hit by the housing crisis, beginning almost immediately.
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11 March 2010
Do you want to buy a home but are worried about being able to get a mortgage? Don't forget to look to your state for help.
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27 February 2010
It's not well known, but USDA rural development loans still offer a zero down payment mortgage that most borrowers can qualify for - and at attractive mortgage rates.
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7 October 2008
The Housing and Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 effectively killed off seller-funded down payments by banning their use with FHA-insured mortgages after October 1.Now, consumer groups are rallying with lawmakers to protect this form of funding for homebuyers.
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30 September 2008
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) can help you get a great deal on "vintage" real estate.
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