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'Loan Modification' articles

Mortgage Rates Continue To Drop On Economic News

June 11th, 2010

Despite a continuing drop in mortgage rates, applications for mortgages fell steeply last week. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave several talks that impacted mortgage rate markets. Mortgage rates continue...  Read More

Mortgage Rates Hit Six Month Low On Economic Dip

May 21st, 2010

As uncertain economic reports and European woes continue, mortgage rates have benefitted: mortgage rates are at levels not seen since November 2009. Economic data shows a hiccup in economic recovery,...  Read More

Applying For A Mortgage? You May Need To Freeze Your Credit Activity Until Your Loan Closes To Avoid Disqualification

May 19th, 2010

Under new guidelines set to take effect June 1, 2010, buying new appliances to be delivered to your new home the day after closing or going car shopping before your...  Read More

Refinance or Purchase After Short-Sale? Yes You Can

May 18th, 2010

Fannie Mae recently joined the FHA (Federal Housing Administration) in issuing underwriting guidelines for prospective homebuyers with prior short-sales. You may bow be eligible for a “short-refinance” or new purchase...  Read More

Refinance Applications Surge Following Unexpected Mortgage Rate Drop

May 16th, 2010

As expected, the significant drop in the U.S. stock market last week pulled down interest rates. Greece continues to be the focus of many economic discussions, even those involving U.S....  Read More

Mortgage Rates Drop As Stock Prices Plummet

May 07th, 2010

Positive economic news at home and negative news abroad impacts mortgage rates and home sales. Using past events to predict future events is tricky but history tells us this economic...  Read More

Homeowners Under Pressure Get Some Regulatory Help

February 25th, 2010
For many Americans, the hoped-for economic recovery is still far from daily reality. Depressed home values are still common, and recent data from research firm First American CoreLogic suggests that...  Read More