'FHA Home Loans' articles

Mortgage insurance options

November 24th, 2010

If you are applying for a mortgage, whether for a new home loan or a refinance mortgage, and have less than 20 percent equity you will need mortgage insurance. Mortgage...  Read More

Mortgage rates show biggest one week hike of the year

November 19th, 2010
If you have been using mortgage calculators to determine your monthly savings from a mortgage refinance or the balance of your new home loan, time to plug in a higher...  Read More

Fannie Mae guideline changes will impact debt consolidation mortgages

November 17th, 2010

In what has become an annual event, on Dec. 12, 2010 Fannie Mae will release “Fannie Mae 8.2″ which will alter underwriting guidelines for its residential mortgages. In Fannie’s release...  Read More

Mortgage rates climb on international reaction to Fed news

November 12th, 2010
While President Obama concluded his Asian trip with the G20 economic summit in Seoul, South Korea, mortgage rates climbed at home. Proving the connectivity of the global economy, foreign leaders...  Read More

Credit problems? High-balance mortgage? Refi problems? Try FHA

November 11th, 2010

In the current economy plenty of American homeowners have increased their credit card balances and other debts to make ends meet. Often circumstances may have pushed your credit score down,...  Read More

Mortgage rates: Can you time the bottom?

November 09th, 2010
Everyone wants to hit the bottom of the market when buying and the top of the market when selling. Right now you may be waiting to time the bottom of...  Read More

Recent news gives mixed predictions for future mortgage rates

November 06th, 2010
Elections, announcements, economic news, all with impact on the housing and mortgage markets. What sense to make of it all, and how can it help you with your new home...  Read More

QE2: Fed to buy more debt in attempt to push economy forward

November 03rd, 2010

Evidently long term interest rates are not low enough, at least in the eyes of the Federal Reserve. Stating a sluggish economy that has been slow to recover jobs and...  Read More