mortgage: Eliminating Mortgage Insurance -It’s Like Getting A Pay Raise - 10/24/12 12:35 AM
 
Eliminating MIP (see below) is like getting a raise – well, sort of …it’s money that you didn’t have before and isn’t that great? What does it take? It takes for you to be pro-active and to check on a few facts to see if you qualify for the MIP elimination and then you’ll need to know what to do. That could get you an extra $1,800 to $2,500 a year (or even more, depending on your loan )
What is MIP? FHA (Federal Housing Administration) loans require mortgage insurance premium to cover a possible loss to the lender if … (3 comments)

mortgage: Interest Rates Down, Home Prices Up – What gives? - 09/12/12 12:08 AM
 
The latest Housing Affordability Index from the National Association of REALTORS® shows an interesting trend taking place this year that needs buyers’ attention. Most people know that the mortgage rates are still at incredibly low rates but don’t feel there is much sense of urgency.
This report shows that mortgage rates have fallen from 4.37% in January to 3.81% for June. However, the report shows that the payment as a percentage of income has gone from 12.1% to 13.9% which simply means that buyers have to spend more of their income on a home.
The reason is that the median … (3 comments)

 
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