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Home Financing Category

Manatee a top Florida county for getting a home loan

August 14 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

Manatee a top Florida county for getting a home loanArticle from Bradenton Herald: Workers construct a home in Central Park, a community adjacent to Gullett Elementary School one of the county’s newest schools in Lakewood Ranch. The Manatee County school district is planning to work with the county to study the possibility of reinstating impact […]

2 charged in $1.5M home-loan scheme

April 16 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

2 charged in $ 1.5M home-loan schemeArticle from Toledo Blade: Published: Wednesday, 4/15/2015 – Updated: 16 hours ago BLADE STAFF A former Toledo real estate agent and a local mortgage broker have been indicted in U.S. District Court in a $ 1.5 million mortgage-fraud scheme. Timothy R. Bradley, 40, now of Cary, N.C., and Martha […]

SBI cuts home loan interest rate by up to 0.25%

April 12 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

SBI cuts home loan interest rate by up to 0.25%Article from Economic Times: Prices | Financials | Company Info | Reports NEW DELHI: Matching its competitor HDFC Ltd, State Bank of India today announced a cut in Economic Times >>> Read the full article from the source . How to tell if time is right […]

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loan

March 22 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loanArticle from Poughkeepsie Journal:ALEX VEIGA 9:33 p.m. EDT March 21, 2015 Getting the best deal on a mortgage isn’t just about the rate.(Photo: Denise DeVore/Poughkeepsie Journal file) 1 CONNECT continues on Poughkeepsie Journal >>> Read the full article from the source . Nasdaq delivers stern warning […]

Mortgage rates falling; 30-year drops to 3.78%, Freddie Mac saysArticle from Los Angeles Times: By E. Scott Reckard contact the reporter Long-term interest rates declined this week, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering conventional 30-year mortgages at an average of 3.78%, down from 3.86% a week ago. The average for 15-year fixed home loans […]

Indy’s federal home loan bank still admitting REITs

March 17 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

Indy’s federal home loan bank still admitting REITsArticle from Indianapolis Business Journal: The Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis is again admitting mortgage-investment firms as members, even as the overseer of the government-chartered system of 12 regional lenders considers barring such companies. The FHLB in Indiana recently accepted another insurer owned by a real-estate investment […]

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loan

March 16 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loanArticle from Tribune-Review: Mortgage interest rates have hovered near historic lows in recent years, but change may be on the horizon. The Federal Reserve is considering increasing the short-term interest rate it controls as early as June. That could send mortgage rates moving higher again. For […]

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loan

March 12 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

Tips on scoring the best rate on a home loanArticle from Boston Globe (subscription):Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press/file 2015 Before you begin your home search is a good time to do some comparison shopping for favorable mortgage deals. Mortgage interest rates have hovered near historic lows in recent years, but change may be on the horizon. […]

Maine lacks loan options for Muslims looking to start businesses, buy homesArticle from Press Herald:Few organizations offer the types of financing allowed by Islamic law, discouraging many eager immigrant entrepreneurs. Nagham Rikan has accomplished what the vast majority of Maine’s more than 10,000 Muslim immigrants and refugees have been unable to do. She started her […]

How to Get a Home Loan With Less-Than-Stellar Credit

February 13 , 2015 | | In: Home Financing

How to Get a Home Loan With Less-Than-Stellar CreditArticle from U.S. News & World Report:You can still become a homeowner, but you may have to go through the back door to do so. In a perfect world, you’d have a robust credit score and a 20 percent down payment in hand, with mortgage lenders falling […]