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new york: Getting to know where you stand with your monthly mortgage payment is the first and most important thing when you looking for the right home. - 08/09/11 10:41 AM
Getting to know where you stand with your monthly mortgage payment is the first and most important thing when you looking for the right home. There are many things that you have to conceder when looking for a home, the right size, right neighborhood, color and affordability. Your monthly payment trumps all when selecting a home. Here is what consists of monthly mortgage payment: •1. Principle & Interest •2. Taxes on the property •3. Mortgage Insurance... If down payment is less that 20% of purchase price •4. Homeowners insurance Did you know if you choose to include your taxes and insurance (0 comments)
new york: In a healthy economy, people buy roughly 6 million homes per year. - 08/06/11 02:44 PM
Sales of pervious occupied homes fell in June for a third straight month for a seasonally adjusted 4.77 million. The pace is lagging behind the 4.91 million homes sold last year – THE FEWEST SINCE 1997. New home sales also declined in June and are trailing last year sales, which were the worst on records dating back nearly ½ century. On the up side: The average rate on a 15-20-30 year fixed mortgage has fallen to its lowest level in decades. (2 comments)
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The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 1 basis point this week, to 4.68 percent, according to the Bankrate.com national survey of large lenders. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percentage point. The mortgages in this week's survey had an average total of 0.39 discount and origination points. One year ago, the mortgage index was 4.74 percent; four weeks ago, it was 4.66 percent. The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage remained unchanged, at 3.82 (0 comments)
new york: Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) for Conventional Loans is Getting Back in the Game..3% -5% Down to Purchase Homes - 06/28/11 02:57 AM
With FHA over-loading the purchase market only adds stress to the program. FHA had 3 major adjustments in the last 36 months to help sustain the government program. In some instances monthly Mortgage Insurance (MI) has more than doubled. That doesn't help the buyer qualify and it also lessons their monthly cash flow to put back into the economy to move this country in the road to recovery. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN **No FHA spot approvals on condominium **Expands rates to a minimum 620 FICO Credit rating ** Alternative to FHA Radian (Insurance company) is implementing changes to our guidelines and (0 comments)
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