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Just Bought A Home? Consider Getting Your Mortgage Rate Locked Prior To 2:15 P.M. ET Tuesday - 08/05/08 09:18 AM
Attention: The Federal Open Market Committee meets today and is widely expected to hold the Federal Funds Rate at 2.000 percent. This does not mean that mortgage rates will stay flat, too, however. The Fed Funds Rate is a different type of interest rate from the ones charged to American homeowners for their mortgages. The Fed Funds Rate is an interest rate paid for an overnight loan between banks; it's the shortest-of-short-term loans made to borrowers with exceedingly deep reserves. By contrast, mortgage loans are borrowed over 30 years and are offered to borrowers of all credit types. If the direction of the (0 comments)
Ashford Park Homes For Sale - 08/04/08 03:26 PM
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90 Percent Of Homes Are Susceptible To Lock Bumping - 08/04/08 10:07 AM
LOOK at this video about lock bumping ! htWMC-TV in Memphis is a must-see.Secure-A-Lock. Lock Bumping is a lock-picking technique described as bring so easy "that a 10-year could do it." It's why this 3-minute news video from If the video leaves you feeling vulnerable to home burglers, or you're unsure if your home's locks are bump-proof, consider calling a locksmith for help. There are a number of solutions including upgrades to your locks, or add-on hardware such as According to the video, 90% of American homes can be lock bumped. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr23tpWX8lM http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (0 comments)
Capital Gains Exclusions : The New Housing Bill's Hidden Tax Trap - 08/01/08 12:26 PM
Monday, President Bush signed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 into law and the press jumped on the obvious storylines: First-time home buyers get a $7,500 purchase "credit" Conforming loan limits move to $625,000 Delinquent homeowners get a lifeline from the FHA Local governments get federal money for buying and restoring foreclosed homes However, tucked away on the last few pages of the text, in a section called "Revenue Offsets", there's an important tax implication. The new housing law changes the way in which capital gains exclusions are calculated on the sale of a residence. Under the old system, a taxpayer was (0 comments)
Ashford Park - 08/01/08 09:57 AM
The History of Ashford Park and Brookhaven Brookhaven. Originally conceived as a golf club community in 1910, Brookhaven is a natural mix of early 20th century historic homes and cute 40's bungalows alongside new hometown and cluster home communities. As the northern neighbor of Buckhead, it offers the convenience of Atlanta but with a less urban character. The residential areas are within easy walking distance to shopping, dining and Marta mass transit. It should not surprise anyone with even the smallest knowledge of Atlanta history that the Brookhaven area along Peachtree Road has developed rapidly in recent decades. Located just north (0 comments)
Changing Mortgage Guidelines Impact Buyers Of Second Homes And Investment Properties - 08/01/08 09:38 AM
Conforming mortgage guidelines are the Home Loan Rule Book, delineating between applicants that approved for a mortgage and those that do not. Effective today, the rule book just got a little bit tougher. According to Fannie Mae, homeowners converting their primary residence into a second home or investment property will be subject to additional underwriting scrutiny. Fannie Mae is leery of lending to people that may be over-extended. The complete underwriting update is available at the Fannie Mae Web site but some of the more important points are summarized below, divided into Second Home and Investment Property. Second Home Guideline Changes Without (0 comments)
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