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Home ownership is even more affordable! FHA reducing MI

Home ownership is even more affordable! Obama is instructing the Federal Housing Administration to reduce mortgage insurance 50 points – from 1.35% to 0.85%. This decrease is available for new home loans or refinances. Read more here. For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact… Continue reading Home ownership is even more affordable! FHA reducing MI

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New FHA Loan Limits

Information Provided by: Joe Boggs, Residential Mortgage Loan Originator, Integrity First HOME LOANS RMLO NMLS# 240123 Sponsored by NTFN, Inc. NMLS# 75333 972-918-0404 jboggs@IntegrityFirstHL.com Apply online at: http://www.integrityfirsthl.com/   For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams Realty… Continue reading New FHA Loan Limits

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Shutdown Continues – How does it impact buying a home?

The past week can be characterized by its lack of significant economic news, and there has been no apparent progress in Congress in reaching an agreement on critical fiscal issues. Economic reports normally produced by the government are not being released during the shutdown. Without much new information, mortgage rates ended the week with little… Continue reading Shutdown Continues – How does it impact buying a home?

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Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!

On Friday, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted a rate increase of 3.8% to the Basic Premium Rate for Title Insurance that will go into effect May 1, 2013. What does this mean? Closing costs will go up beginning May 1st. If you are considering selling a property, act now to try to save… Continue reading Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!

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What Drives Mortgage Interest Rates?

Mortgage interest rates are not set by banks, lenders or brokers. Mortgage interest rates are based on mortgage-backed securities (MBS), which trade just like regular stocks and bonds. In essence, if MBS selling volume is lower, bond yields and mortgage interest rates increase. Conversely, if MBS selling volume is higher, bond yields and mortgage interest… Continue reading What Drives Mortgage Interest Rates?

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VA Funding Fee Changes Effective October 1, 2011

Vets and Reserves/National Guard will get a significant benefit October 1st. Check the chart below to see how much they’ll save in fees. We hope this helps you help our military folks become homeowners! If you have any questions about this or a specific situation, please don’t hesitate to email or call.   For more… Continue reading VA Funding Fee Changes Effective October 1, 2011

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Fixed mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest levels in six decades

30-year mortgage falls to 4.12 pct., record low Read the full story here.   For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams, Dallas Preston Road office at 972-992-8204 or visit my website at http://FindHomesInDFW.com Nicole Tucker ~ Making… Continue reading Fixed mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest levels in six decades

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REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Fannie Revamps Rules on Delinquent Loans

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Fannie Revamps Rules on Delinquent Loans.       For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams, Dallas Preston Road office at 972-992-8204 or visit my website at http://www.NicoleRE.com. Nicole Tucker ~ Making Real Estate Real… Continue reading REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Fannie Revamps Rules on Delinquent Loans

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FHA Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium Increase Soon

If you are still on the fence about buying a home, you should know that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is increasing mortgage annual (monthly) insurance premiums on FHA home loans as of April 18, 2011. This applies to FHA case assignment date.  (And this applies to new purchase and refinances!)This increase could cost you more… Continue reading FHA Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium Increase Soon

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Call to Action! Preserve, Protect and Defend the Mortgage Interest Deduction

Home ownership matters! The mortgage interest deduction has been in place since 1913.  Critical to all 75 million homeowners! Click here for more information and an easy form to send notice to your Representative. For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed… Continue reading Call to Action! Preserve, Protect and Defend the Mortgage Interest Deduction