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5 Alternatives to the 30-Year Mortgage
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If you're buying a house, chances are you'll take out a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. In the last couple of years, those who took out home loans overwhelmingly chose the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage: It accounted for 85 percent of the home-purchase loan market in 2012, according to Freddie Mac, and 90 percent in the first half of 2013. Here are some alternatives to the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ...
 
Anxious About the Mortgage Process? Start Here
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Yes, getting a mortgage takes work. It's not impossible (if your credit's good).
 
Ready to buy your 1st home? 5 ways you'll know
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But that comparison doesn't account for other costs of homeownership, including down payment, mortgage-related fees and home maintenance and repair expenses, says Ed Conarchy, a mortgage loan originator for Cherry Creek Mortgage Co. in Gurnee, Ill. From a financial perspective, (it's important to) make sure that even if you're emotionally ready or excited to buy, that you have nest eggs set up ...
 
The must-know basics of mortgage servicing rights and servicers
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Mortgage servicing rights (or MSRs) are interesting assets that can hedge interest rate risk. They're usually held on banks' balance sheets.
 
1st Alliance Lending sponsors new initiative to assist buyers with FHA Back To Work - Extenuating Circumstances program
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Back To A Home, a free and first-in-the-nation program that assists those who have gone through a foreclosure to re-qualify for a mortgage loan, held its first outreach event on Saturday, March 29 at the Providence Marriott at Orms.  Partnering in this event were several non-profit Rhode Island agencies that focused on the housing sector ...
 
Fitch Affirms Banc of America Large Loan, Inc. (BALL) 2010-UBER3
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Fitch Ratings affirms all classes of Banc of America Large Loan, Inc. Re-REMIC Trust 2010-UBER3, commercial mortgage certificate-backed certificates, series 2010-UBER3 and r
 
Mortgage Rates Are Still Attractive to Homebuyers
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NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — As the spring home buying season kicks into higher gear, mortgage interest rates seem to be co-operating with eager buyers. Both rate updates reflect a softening in mortgage rates, which should favor new homebuyers.
 
What a Mortgage Calculator Won't Tell You
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If you're thinking about buying a home, you can plug numbers into a mortgage calculator, but math won't always tell you if you're truly ready to buy.
 
Charlotte mortgage originators accused of fraud remain in business
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Almost six years after the enactment of a federal law designed to reduce fraud in the mortgage industry, some question whether the law goes far enough to keep those accused of fraud out of the industry.
 
Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Re-files Annual Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period ended ...
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Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Re-files Annual Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period ended December 31, 2013