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House OKs extension of tax credit closing deadline - 06/29/10 06:11 PM
House OKs extension of tax credit closing deadline In a 409-5 vote, House lawmakers have passed a standalone bill that would extend for three months Wednesday's deadline for closing on a home purchase in order to claim the federal homebuyer tax credit. The Senate could vote on the bill, HR 5623, as soon as tomorrow, although the death of Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., has slowed the pace of work in that chamber. Without an extension, the National Association of Realtors estimates as many as 180,000 homebuyers who were under contract by April 30 may miss the June 30 closing deadline, including (0 comments)
· FANNIE MAE CRACKS DOWN ON WALK-AWAYS - 06/25/10 08:18 PM
· FANNIE MAE CRACKS DOWN ON WALK-AWAYS This is an interesting article. Fannie Mae announced policy changes this week designed to encourage borrowers to work with their servicers and pursue alternatives to foreclosure. Defaulting borrowers who walk-away and had the capacity to pay or did not complete a workout alternative in good faith will be ineligible for a new Fannie Mae-backed mortgage loan for a period of seven years from the date of foreclosure. This is an attempt to combat the strategic foreclosures that may be on the rise. Click the link below to read the article. http://www.fanniemae.com/newsreleases/2010/5071.jhtml;jsessionid=XEE0HP2NXF0JNJ2FQSHSFGQ?p=Media&s=News+Releases Richard Lecinski (0 comments)
outside the U.S. for at least 90 days between December 31, 2008, and May 1, 2010, have an extra year to qualify for the $8,000 first-time home-buyer credit or the $6,500 credit for current homeowners. They have until April 30, 2011, to sign a contract and until June 30, 2011, to close on the new house. Normally, if homeowners don't live in the new house for at least three years, they have to repay the tax credit. But there's an exception for members of the military who have to relocate (3 comments)
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