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HUD's Proposals For Reform
October 19, 2002 On July 29, 2002, HUD released a set of proposals to substantially change the ways in which home loans are originated in the US.  As usual, the proposals were open for comment, and many thousands of them were received.  Mine was among them, and is shown ... more...

Lies Mortgage Shoppers Hear
    December 2, 2002, Revised July 16, 2004 "I am about to shop the market for the mortgage I need to finance my home purchase.  Is there a danger that people won?t tell me the truth?  Any lies I should look out for in particular ... more...

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RESPA
Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA) A federal law passed in 1974 that requires lenders to provide home mortgage borrowers in advance with information of known or estimated settlement costs. RESPA also limits the amount lenders may require to be held in escrow for ... more...

Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Broker A company or a qualified person that obtains mortgages for borrowers by finding lending institutions, insurance companies or private sources to lend the money. If a person, mortgage broker called a loan officer. A mortgage broker works for you, not for the ... more...

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Home Mortgage and Financing Terms
Every business has it's jargon and residential real estate is no exception. Mark Nash author of 1001 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home shares commonly used mortgage and financing terms with home buyers and sellers.-Adjustable rate mortgage (ARM): A type of mortgage loan whose interest rate is tied ... more...

Poor Credit Mortgage Reigns High Among Mortgages Available to Bad Credit Borrowers
Like a big brother keeping notes of the erring behaviour of his younger sibling, credit reference agencies like Experian and Equifax maintain a record of each person entering into credit transaction. While a few instances of arrears are considered admissible, as the incidence of bad credit ... more...

You Will not Allow Your Mortgage to Go Astray in the Absence of Mortgage Advice
Mortgage advice works on the principle that not every person has enough knowledge to back his mortgage decision with. A few of them do not have time enough to spend on the decision-making. They will try to supplement this lack of knowledge by discussing with friends and relatives, searching ... more...

Adjustable Rate Mortgages - Understand the Benefits Compared to a Fixed Rate Mortgage
Adjustable rate mortgages can be very tempting to home buyers, yet they carry a great deal of uncertainty. Fixed rate mortgages offer rate and payment security, but they are more expensive. It is important to weigh the pros and cons of ARMs and fixed rate mortgages before you decide which is right ... more...

RESPA: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) is a consumer protection statute, first passed in 1974. One of its purposes is to help consumers become better shoppers for settlement services. Another purpose is to eliminate kickbacks and referral fees that increase unnecessarily the costs of ... more...

Real Estate Investing 101 Understanding the Different Types of Lenders
The changes in financing options available for residential investment properties over the last 5 years are staggering. Lenders have relaxed the credit and income guidelines for qualification that formerly deterred many would-be investors from entering the real estate. In addition, the down ... more...

Adjustable Rate Mortgage - How They Work?
How does an ARM work.The borrowers interest rate is determined initially by the cost of money and the time the loan is made. Once the rate has been set, and it is tied to one of several widely recognized and published indexes , and future interest adjustments are based on the upward an downward ... more...

Real Estate: Will the Mortgage Lending Market Hit the Wall?
At a distance, it is hard to tell when a freight train is about to hit a wall. You might hear screeching, whistle blowing or even screams just minutes before. But what about the drunken mortgage lending market? What sounds should we expect to hear as this market speeds toward the proverbial wall? ... more...

Flexible Mortgage UK Mortgages to Specially Suit the Self-employed
While a person drawing a fixed salary every month finds it easy to repay loan in fixed monthly instalments, those with a fluctuating income will find it otherwise. In order to tap the potential of the latter group, which principally consists of self employed people and people whose income is ... more...

First Time Buyer Mortgages Transforming Homeless into Property Owners
Having just settled in life, you are finding the rentals putting too much of a burden on your finances. Nevertheless, you continue the payments thinking that purchasing a home would be practically impossible. There are many expenses that one has to necessarily make in order to just make a bare ... more...

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