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so you want to buy a banked owned REO - 01/18/08 07:47 AM
Looking for a deal?? Buying a foreclosure is not a simple job for amateurs. Buying a bank's "real estate-owned" foreclosed property is not as easy as those TV gurus say, either. There's no guarantee you could negotiate a bargain. Banks have obligations to their investors, and they need to show auditors they are not just giving property away. In addition, you may be dealing with committees, with irritating delays. You can always contact mortgage me directly, to ask what we own at the moment. You could benefit from the services of a buyer's broker, a real estate agent who is legally obligated to work on your behalf, (2 comments)
The fed does not control mortgage rates - 01/17/08 09:25 PM
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If you ever want to bore everyone you know, start talking about the Federal Open Market Committee and monetary policy. I know this from experience. I may not be invited back to Thanksgiving next year. But, tomorrow morning, you will read the headlines on the front page of your local newspaper: Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged. It's important to understand how the Fed's decision to hold the Fed Funds Rate at 5.250% impacts mortgage rates and the answer may surprise you -- there is no relationship at all. The Fed Funds Rate (3 comments)
raise those loan limits - 01/17/08 07:43 PM
The National Association of Realtors� today urged President George W. Bush and Congress to help homeowners and the national economy by loosening constraints on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as an integral part of a federal stimulus package currently being discussed. �We believe that any stimulus package must address housing issues and increasing the conforming loan limits for these two government-sponsored enterprises,� said NAR President Dick Gaylord, a broker with RE/MAX Real Estate Specialists in Long Beach, Calif. �The increase in loan limits would not only improve liquidity in the mortgage marketplace, but also boost homebuyers� confidence levels, resulting in increased (0 comments)
Falling mortgage rates REFIANCE NOW!!!! - 01/17/08 11:51 AM
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Bond prices climbed for the fifth straight session Thursday, helped by a government auction of 30-year bonds.
The dollar fell against the euro and gained versus the yen.
That should keep mortgage rates on the way down. Ny tuesday of next week should be prime for locking conforming loans.
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