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Fannie/Freddie COVID Programs Extended to Match FHA, VA Deadlines
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Deadlines for COVID-19 related relief for borrowers with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSE) mortgages were extended by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for the second time in a little over two weeks. The agency said the new changes were made to bring GSE programs into alignment with the deadlines for the similar FHA and the VA programs which the White House had extended last week. The moratorium on foreclosures of GSE mortgages was changed from a March 31 expiration to June 30 as was the moratorium on evictions. The latter applies only to GSE owned real estate (REO) that was foreclosed or taken through a deed-in-lieu. FHFA also announced another three-month extension of COVID-19 forbearance. The available period during which borrowers impacted by the pandemic can defer or make reduced...(read more)

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Lender credits: How a mortgage lender can pay your closing costs
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Lender credits let the mortgage lender pay closing costs, while the borrower pays a higher interest rate. Find out if lender credits are worth it here.
Three solutions for homeowners in forbearance
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While the Biden administration has pushed the foreclosure and forbearance
Rising Rates Damp Mortgage Applications Ahead of Spring Selling Season
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Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM via Getty Images)Mortgage rates reached their highest level since November last week, cooling off home purchase and refinance applications ahead of the all-important spring selling season.

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Years of Work Needed to Afford a Down Payment – 2021 Edition
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Assembling enough money for a down payment is typically the largest hurdle to clear when securing a mortgage. The median home price in the U.S. is up 14% year-over-year, according to a November 2020 Redfin report, and as the housing … Continue reading →

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Can you use a 203k loan for an investment property?
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You may be able to use a 203k loan for an investment property. But only in certain circumstances. Learn about 203k loan rules for investors here.
6 First Time Home Buying Mistakes I Made When I Bought My First House
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Do you want to avoid common home buying mistakes? I bought a house when I was only 20 years old and made a lot of mistakes!
Mistakes I Made When I Bought My First House At The Age of 20
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Are you thinking about buying a house? Do you want to avoid common home buying mistakes? I bought my first house when I was only 20 years old. Even though that was a little over 11 years ago, I have looked back many times and wondered how I did it. I made so many first […]

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Mistakes I Made When I Bought My First House At The Age of 20
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Are you thinking about buying a house? Do you want to avoid common home buying mistakes? I bought my first house when I was only 20 years old. Even though that was a little over 11 years ago, I have looked back many times and wondered how I did it. I made so many first […]

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How Much Money Should You Have Saved For Retirement By 40?
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At some point or another, you’ve probably asked yourself, “how much money should I have saved by 40?” It’s a valid question that can be daunting to think about. The good news is you’re probably already saving money for retirement. The bad news is, you might not be saving enough money to retire when you […]

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