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Buying real estate is even more challenging for those of us whose eyes glaze over at the mere mention of decimals, percentages or anything else that even hints of mathematics.


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By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
Comments 1
There are just a few things that you shouldn't do when you're buying a home and this infographic pretty much sums up what we think about those things.  So sit back, scroll down and enjoy the 10 Commandments of Home Loans - we say home loans because well, that's the hard part of buying a home!Orig...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
Comments 109
These days it seems a day doesn't go by I hear someone has been defrauded. Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof wrote an article about scammers targeting seniors, one of the most targeted group of Americans -- but anyone at any age can be scammed. I was involved...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 84
 FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ...The Waiting Periods       There is a phenomenon at play in the American Home Buying marketplace currently.  Former homeowners that suffered financial catastrophe during the housing crisis (often referred to as "Boomerang Buyers") are asking ...            "How ...
By Spirit Messingham, Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900
(Tierra Antigua Realty)
Comments 1
Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher which pushed mortgage rates slightly lower. Trading was volatile amid mixed data. Consumer confidence and ADP payrolls data were better than expected which pressured rates. Consumer confidence printed at 101.4 versus the expected 97.5. ADP payrolls ro...
By Nick Smith, Boise Idaho Real Estate, We Love Boise
(Silvercreek Realty Group)
Comments 1
Mortgage Rate News Prompts ‘Bird in the Hand’ Thoughts If you’ve ever had the kind of neighbor who is apt to borrow something (like your hedge trimmer), only to later complain about how it performed, you know how much patience it takes to hold your tongue. The Mortgage Bankers Association would b...
By David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg
(US Mortgages - David Shamansky)
Comments 2
In an ever tumultuous market we seem to not be able to sustain any direction for longer than a day, as of late. Friday saw large losses nearing 70bps post and Monday brought us recovery to retrace all the losses from previous day. Tuesday showed signs of life and smaller gains but ended that day ...