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A mortgage approval is never final until it’s funded. A host of things can “go wrong” while your home loan is underway. Some are in your control, many more are not. And just being aware of some potential pitfalls could help save your loan down the road, and your peace of mind today. MSN Money ran...
05/14/2010
The Pending Home Sales Index moved higher in March as home sales were spurred by low mortgage rates and an expiring tax credit. A "pending home" is a property that is under contract to sell, but not yet closed. (in case you didn't know) The month of March marks the second straight m...
05/05/2010
Can't decide whether to lock or float your mortgage rate? Let me help. Each week, I participate in Bankrate.com's Mortgage Rate survey and this week's results may help you make a money-saving decision. Conventional and Conforming Mortgage Rates Only The Bankrate.com survey is for conv...
04/22/2010
More than 60 percent of U.S. homes are “over-assessed”, says an industry trade group. While Texas property tax rates are pretty high, homeowners are paying more in property taxes than they really should, and you may be one of them. Have you considered fighting your real estate tax bill? In this ...
04/22/2010
After a strong March showing and a surprise upward-revision for February, Housing Starts are, once again, trending better. It’s yet another signal that the housing market in Texas and nationwide is stabilizing. A Housing Start is a new home on which construction has started and, over the last 6 ...
04/20/2010
Scratching your head on where rates are headed? Let me help. Every week, I participate in Bankrate.com's Mortgage Rate survey and this week's results may help you time a rate lock and save some money. Conventional and Conforming Mortgage Rates Only The Bankrate.com survey is for conventio...
04/16/2010
Foreclosure filings rose close to 20 percent nationwide last month versus February, according to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.com, and for the 13th straight month, total filings topped 300,000. In addition to that wacky number, bank repossessions reached an all-time, quarterly record as ...
04/15/2010
The federal home buyer tax credit expires April 30 and the deadline is sparking a home sale surge. It figures to burden real estate, mortgage and title offices nationwide over the next 60 days so plan your closing date accordingly. Especially because the last Friday in May is the Friday before M...
04/14/2010
Starting Monday, April 5, 2010, getting an FHA mortgage in Texas and nationwide will be more expensive for borrowers, so time to get on the ball folks! In new guidelines set forth earlier this year, the FHA announced plans to raise additional revenue and reduce the overall risk of its mortgage po...
03/30/2010
Last week mortgage markets closed unchanged (meaning no increase or decrease in rates), but that’s not to say mortgage rates were calm. Monday through Wednesday, rates improved steadily before a swift, late-week sell-off flushed all the gains down the toilet. Mortgage rates have been very low for...
03/22/2010
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