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How to save money using savings & amortization calculators

November 07th, 2011

Homeowners can better evaluate how to target their savings using an amortization calculator in tandem with a savings calculator....  Read More

Borrowers can request independent foreclosure review

November 02nd, 2011

Following the "robo-signers" scandal, in which mortgage servicers were found to process foreclosures with insufficient review of specific cases, federal regulators have initiated an independent foreclosure review. Borrowers may request review of individual cases....  Read More

Consumers more pessimistic about economy

October 25th, 2011

Consumer confidence fell in October 2011 to its lowest point since spring 2009, according to the Conference Board's figures....  Read More

Trust yourself, trust your home

February 22nd, 2011

Every newspaper has a section where, if you are in it, you will not be able to read your name and the story. It is the obituary section. Reading...  Read More

No payments? No Closing Costs? Lower interest rate?

February 15th, 2011

There are many ways a seller can participate to assist you with your new home loan and home purchase. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA guidelines allow for the seller...  Read More

Turn your mortgage payment into huge savings

January 18th, 2011

If you could turn your $1460 per month mortgage payment into $50,000 would you do it? Several million Americans have chosen not to make this conversion in the past few...  Read More

Are you ARMed?

January 06th, 2011
Many home buyers during the expanding housing bubble chose adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) to purchase their new homes. Popular loans included option ARMs that provided you with several payment options...  Read More

3 good ways to lose your mortgage rate lock

January 04th, 2011
Since early November 2010 mortgage rates have risen dramatically. During the past two months thousands of mortgage applicants have seen their mortgage rate lock-ins expire, resulting in higher mortgage rates,...  Read More