Posts Tagged ‘More’

You Can Buy More House If You Put More Money Down

I was reading through the latest quarterly home price report from the National Association of Realtors yesterday and stumbled upon an interesting nugget. It might seem obvious, but it’s worth […]

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Four Million Homeowners Denied HAMP Loan Modifications, More Changes Coming?

Think it’s hard to get a mortgage? How about a loan modification via the Treasury’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). A new report from SIGTARP, which stands for Special Inspector […]

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USDA Home Loans Are About to Get More Expensive

While the government has been busy lowering costs for FHA loans, it seems the opposite will happen for USDA home loans, which are one of the few avenues left to […]

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The Mortgage Crisis Needed More Adjustable Rate Mortgages

You know what the mortgage crisis needed more of? Adjustable-rate mortgages. Yep, we needed more loans with variable interest rates to both avoid such a disastrous downturn and recovery more […]

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Small Mortgages Cost More and Are Harder to Come By

In the mortgage world, you’re more likely to get charged a higher interest rate for a larger loan amount, such as one above the conforming loan limit, in what is […]

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Homes Next to Starbucks Are Worth More

Here’s an interesting, though not surprising data point from Zillow. It turns out properties located next to Starbucks locations are bigger winners in terms of home price appreciation. The company found […]

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