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Informing Home Buyers and Home Owners about Mortgage Loans; FHA, VA, Conventional and Refinance. Helping you catch on to the latest in the Real Estate Market as a whole. Providing inspiring commentary on the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Maryland and Virginia Housing Markets, including Property Management and Apartment Industry news. The information you need to stay in it.

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2008 

 The home loan industry has been dealing with all sorts of problems lately, from a soaring heap of foreclosures to a stagnant real estate market that makes meeting monthly revenue projections difficult. Many companies have been forced to close their doors and a host of others still operating are ...
05/29/2008
 Nowadays, there's very little to write home about the overall U.S. housing market. True, some areas, including the metropolitan Las Vegas, are showing cautious signs of the slump being at or near the bottom, which is very encouraging. Yet, the recovery to a healthy environment will likely be slo...
05/27/2008
 Condominiums that can be doubling as hotel rooms was introduced a few years ago as a new concept to Southern Nevada, likely migrating here from Florida where it had already seen quite a bit of success. Vegas being such a hot-spot tourist magnet world over proved to be a fertile ground for the id...
05/25/2008
 MGM Mirage's CityCenter is currently regarded as the biggest privately-financed real estate project in the U.S. It consists of many components large and small, okay mostly large, and they each have been given names long ago. Except one. And it happens to be the main attraction of the entire deve...
05/22/2008
 The subprime home loan debacle sure has exposed the huge and complicated marketplace to careful scrutiny as to how it handles risk management. Sterling banking firms and mammoth investment organizations have lately lost untold amounts of money on U. S. mortgage-backed securities. When some of th...
05/20/2008
 Fannie Mae is one of the two gigantic GSEs, or Government Sponsored Enterprises, that helps the nation's housing business by buying mortgages on the secondary market. By doing so it adds liquidity to the banking system and enables lenders to make more home loans. The guidelines for the loans it ...
05/18/2008
 The Southern Nevada real estate market is doing all it can to shake off the jitters that have bothered it for a long time. Since it took a while to get buried this deep into the housing and mortgage mess, it'll likely take at least as long to completely wiggle out of it. That's just the way it i...
05/15/2008
 The giant purchaser of mortgages on the secondary market is back in the headlines, this time delivering news that it'll further tighten up on acceptable guidelines for its portfolio. Just a few weeks ago its image took a step up when it agreed to buy jumbo paper from several large banks, thus he...
05/13/2008
 Development in metropolitan Las Vegas is pushing in all directions, along the cactus-dotted desert floor and up and over craggy foothills and mountains surrounding it. When about 5,000 to 6,000 people move here every month there has to be housing and services for them, but as developable and rea...
05/11/2008
As the spring advances toward summer, the Southern Nevada real estate scene continues to show signs of slow improvement. The long-expected recovery is still fragile and is in its early stages, so it'll be a while before things return to a more balanced market environment. The mortgage industry, d...
05/08/2008
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