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Originations Linkfest 1/9/16: credit scores, FHA mortgage insurance lowered, top real estate influencers, more 2017 outlooks
Originations Linkfest 1/3/16: cleaning out the archives in one big post, which it turns out, is a good snapshot of the topics you can expect to see here on a daily basis in 2017.
Important primer on how Fed impacts rates, and what it means for rate shoppers and investors.
FHA says no decision on bailout will be made until October. Are bank’s costs of compliance rising? Of course.
The only good thing about a jobs report this bad: rates are near record lows again. Don’t sleep.
The jumbo mortgage market continues to gain steam. FHA loans are winding down.
Recap of rate markets so far in 2013 and where we go from here.
FHA mortgage insurance increasing April 1. Minimum time borrower must hold mortgage insurance increasing June 1.
It’s official: 2013 loan limits will remain same as 2012. Here’s a breakdown of the nation’s three loan tiers.