Federal Housing Administration

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Name: Federal Housing Administration
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MBA: Applications For New Home Purchases Dropped In June

Applications for new home purchases decreased 5% in June compared to May, on an unadjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS).Conventional loans accounted for 67.2% of new home loan applications ... [Published Mortgage Orb - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

How Are Credit Conditions Hurting the Housing Market?

Source: ThinkstockWe cannot stress enough about how important the housing market is to the U.S. economy.According to an article by The New York Times  published in April this year, if residential investment returned to its post-world war, long-term average ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Home Purchase Applications Slide in June

Applications for new home purchases slipped again in June, though the annualized rate of new home sales is forecast to have increased.The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS), a gauge of application volume from mortgage ... [Published The MReport - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Confirmed as HUD Secretary

Julian Castro was confirmed by a 71-26 Senate vote Wednesday to succeed Shaun Donovan as secretary of Housing and Urban Development , Reuters reported Wednesday .Elvina Nawaguna writes that Castro will step down as mayor of San Antonio as soon as the ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

FHA Premium Issue Sure to Challenge New HUD Chief

Castro, who has served as San Antonio's mayor, is expected to focus on community planning and development issues at HUD. But the FHA's fragile finances will be a difficult issue to ignore.Julian Castro, who was confirmed as the new secretary for housing ... [Published Bank Technology News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Helping Out for July 9, 2014

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .Family Services Inc. is offering a program to help individuals who have lost their home ... [Published Charleston Business Journal - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t pass up buying a home because it needs minor repairs!

Learn the FHA home repair financing options available to you.Posted on July 8, 2014 by Helena Fleming , Michigan State University ExtensionFor new homebuyers, the decision to purchase or pass on a potential home can be affected by the amount of money ... [Published MSU Extension - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

An Overview of Home Buying Terminology

Buying a home can seem like a daunting process with all of the paperwork and financial details involved. And if you’re unfamiliar with the terminology associated with buying a house, the process can be even more overwhelming. A home sale involves a large ... [Published Belmont Patch - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Couple back at work and hoping to refinance

Dear Dr. Don,In 2006, my husband and I were in our 20s. In retrospect, we were young and not so smart. We got an $86,000 mortgage at a fixed rate of 10.5 percent. Obviously, neither of us knew what we were doing. In 2013, we lost our jobs at the same ... [Published Bankrate.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 6 reports

MBA: Mortgage Credit Availability Increased Slightly In June

Mortgage credit availability increased 0.6% in June to reach an index score of 115.8 on the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) - up from 115.1 in May.A decline in the MCAI indicates that lending standards are ... [Published Mortgage Orb - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mortgage delinquencies: Are we back to normal yet?

In the housing shrivel inevitably following the great 21st century housing bubble, mortgage loans delinquent over 90 days shot up to their dizzying peak in the first quarter of 2010.  More than four years have gone by since then; the housing and mortgage ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

First-time buyers: Take a class, save on your loan

– The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will end its public comment period in mid-August on a proposed program that would allow first-time home buyers to get a discounted mortgage if they enroll in housing counseling classes.The program, called Homeowners ... [Published Florida Realtor - Jul 07 2014]

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"Worried about the disinformation they have heard about reverse mortgages, many senior citizens think that the best way to access their home equity is to get a Home Equity Line of Credit from their local bank" Glover said
..." In Sara Stevens' case, while she knows interest rates are low and that owning a home can build wealth, "She also had a front-row seat to the worst real-estate slump since the Great Depression."
Act ") being considered by the National Association of Insurance"

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More seniors will need to access their equity [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 10 hours ago]
MBA: Applications For New Home Purchases Droppe... [Published Mortgage Orb - 20 hours ago]
MGIC Investment Posts Strong Jun Biz Statistics [Published Yahoo! Finance - 21 hours ago]
Profound Commentary on Homebuying Demand From M... [Published MortgageNewsDaily - 22 hours ago]
Wells Fargo & Company: A Worthwhile Investment [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 11 2014]
Calendar - Notice of Open Meetings Updated on 0... [Published Financial Accounting Standards Board - Jul 10 2014]
Fannie-Freddie Propose Liquidity Rules for Mort... [Published GARP - Jul 10 2014]
Jumbo borrowers are getting younger, but lender... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 10 2014]
Essent Group Ltd. Comments on Impact of Propose... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 10 2014]
MBA reports new-home sales kept climbing in June [Published Inman - Jul 10 2014]
Size and Face of Homeownership, Changed and Cha... [Published MortgageNewsDaily - Jul 10 2014]
How Are Credit Conditions Hurting the Housing M... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
Fannie-Freddie Propose Liquidity Standards for ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 10 2014]
Radian Provides Comment on Proposed GSE -2- [Published Scottrade - Jul 10 2014]
How Are Credit Conditions Hurting the Housing M... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
New Home Purchase Applications Slide in June [Published The MReport - Jul 10 2014]
Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program:... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 10 2014]
Here is why every single American should care a... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 10 2014]
National housing recovery could begin in New York [Published The Hill - Jul 10 2014]
Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program:... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Confirmed as HU... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 10 2014]
Mortgage Apps Up as Credit Loosens: Will Optimi... [Published National Mortgage Professional Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
FHA Premium Issue Sure to Challenge New HUD Chief [Published Bank Technology News - Jul 09 2014]
Altair Customer Intelligence Launches New Prosp... [Published Prlog - Jul 09 2014]
United States of Privilege [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 09 2014]
UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate confirms Julian Castro as ... [Published CNBC - Jul 09 2014]
Helping Out for July 9, 2014 [Published Charleston Business Journal - Jul 09 2014]
Don’t pass up buying a home because it needs mi... [Published MSU Extension - Jul 09 2014]
An Overview of Home Buying Terminology [Published Belmont Patch - Jul 09 2014]
Couple back at work and hoping to refinance [Published Bankrate.com - Jul 09 2014]
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How Are Credit Conditions Hurting the Housing M... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
Source: Thinkstock We cannot stress enough about how important the housing market is to the U.S. economy. According to an article by The New York Times  published in April this year, if residential investment returned to its post-world war, long-term ...
Mortgage credit slightly more available in June [Published Housing Wire - Jul 08 2014]
Mortgage credit loosened somewhat in June as a result of a slight net loosening in lender criteria regarding Federal Housing Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs loans with respect to minimum credit scores and maximum loan-to-value ratio ...
Reverse Mortgage Company Caught Mailing Decepti... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 30 2014]
( Molly ) Even under the best of circumstances, choosing to take out a reverse mortgage is a difficult and often costly decision for many senior citizens and their families. But when you throw in a number of half-truths and marketing materials designed ...
US Bancorp pays $200M to resolve FHA mortgage-l... [Published Housing Wire - Jun 30 2014]
U.S. Bancorp has agreed to pay the United States $200 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration that did not meet applicable ...
U.S. Bancorp Reaches Settlement with the U.S. D... [Published EON Business - Jun 30 2014]
MINNEAPOLIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) today announced that it has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in order to resolve an investigation relating to the endorsement of mortgage loans under the ...
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U.S. Bancorp Reaches Settlement with the U.S. D... [Published U.S. Bancorp News Release - Jun 30 2014]
JPMorgan Chase Reaches $614 Million Settlement ... [Published JPMorgan Chase Press Releases - Feb 04 2014]
FHA Lowers Limits for Consumer Mortgage Loans [Published Financial Services - Jan 28 2014]
High Balance Conforming Loans And Mortgage Term... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 02 2013]
Is A Down Payment On A House Tax Deductible? Lo... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 01 2013]
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