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15 April 2011
A proposed rule that would require a 20 percent down payment for homebuyers to get the lowest mortgage rates is being heavily criticized by many in the industry, who say it would prevent millions of well-qualified borrowers from buying a home.
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5 April 2011
All homeowners should be aware of these three tax tips well before the day that taxes are due.
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31 March 2011
Use these four tips from a professional appraiser to make your home appraise for more and increase its appeal to potential buyers.
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30 March 2011
New mortgage rules designed to promote responsible lending could be so restrictive as to make it difficult for many qualified borrowers to obtain a loan, according to several industry groups.
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29 March 2011
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25 March 2011
In this economy, where many homeowners are desperate to sell their homes, short sales can be a great bargain for the well-informed homebuyer.
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11 March 2011
The cost of home ownership is more than just your mortgage payment.Take note of these seven hidden costs and be prepared for the actual payments.
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9 March 2011
*Condos Offer Many Benefits*.
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9 March 2011
When thinking of purchasing a home, there are many factors to consider.First, what are the benefits of purchasing a home as opposed to renting? Second, what type of property should be considered? Third, what are the costs involved in purchasing the home?.
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9 March 2011
Finding the right horse trailer financing can seem intimidating for first time buyers.If you are in the market for a new horse trailer; you will probably need to purchase it through a financing company.
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9 March 2011
Applying for a mortgage can sometimes prove complicated.However, there are many different programs that one may be eligible for.You first need to gather information about the qualifications and guidelines for programs such as the Rural Housing Development Loan program.
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9 March 2011
A townhouse is a suitable alternative for many couples who don’t want the expense and work of a large house, but need more room than an apartment can provide.
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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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23 February 2011
With tax season coming up in just two months, learn exactly what the mortgage interest tax deduction is and why it benefits you.
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21 February 2011
New rules designed to limit the fees paid to mortgage brokers and certain other loan originators are getting a second look by House Republicans.
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21 February 2011
An annuity is a solid option for anyone worried about running out of money for their mortgage during retirement.
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18 February 2011
Mortgage delinquency rates have taken a sharp drop, even as the percentage of mortgages in foreclosure has hit an all-time high.
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17 February 2011
Fix your credit report before you apply for a mortgage and you could literally save more than $100,000 over the course of your loan.
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16 February 2011
People who refinance their mortgages are overwhelmingly opting for fixed-rate loans, which made up 95 percent of all refinances in the fourth quarter of 2010.That's due in part to borrowers becoming more conservative in their loan choices since the economic downturn began.
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