fha: How the first time home buyer tax credit helps sales in Sequim and 3 points you need to know about the tax credit extension. - 01/26/10 03:22 PM
Initially the first time home buyer tax credit didn’t seem like a motivational factor for residents here in Sequim and Port Angeles. However, since August, once people began to see time winding down on the tax credit; purchases began to increase quickly. For many locals who have be patient are now finding lower home prices, lower interest rates, and all this with an $8,000 credit on the horizon.
3 POINTS about the new Home Buyer tax credit that has been extended as of November 6th. 1. First time home buyer purchases between Jan. 2009 and April 30th 2010 may be eligible. … (1 comments)

fha: Real estate rescue plan. Do you think it will work? - 02/18/09 05:21 PM
There is a lot of hype surrounding this. However, I don't think it will be all roses for good responsible borrowers.  These new loans will have to be FHA. How else are they going to insure them and the lenders who originate them? That means funding fees and monthly MI. Just to get down to 4% ??
What about the loan modifications? Will that be something a broker will be able to do? OR Are they going to rely on the lenders just like the failed HOPE program?
Solution: Get Fannie and Freddie to play nice and move in a positive direction. They can remove all … (6 comments)

fha: Want to get more “Green” out of your mortgage? - 02/13/09 02:24 AM
Want to go Green? Don't worry you will be able to get financing.
All lender agencies - Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA - will have no problem funding a mortgage for a Green Built Home. Sometimes there might be incentives for such a home; however I haven't seen any of them.
The Energy Efficient Mortgage is where you get an energy audit of the home. Then based on the recommendations of the audit you can increase your mortgage to pay for improvements without it disqualifying due to higher income to debt ratios. By saving money on the utilities the borrower will … (1 comments)

 
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