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FHA premiums, fair housing, appraisal requirements top list of ...
The current administration made reducing regulatory burden a main priority early on, announcing an executive order on the issue not too long after President ...

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The Mortgage Reports (blog)

How An FHA Appraisal Works
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
If you buy a home with an FHA loan, you need an FHA appraisal. The FHA appraisal is different from a standard appraisal in several ways. It comes with stricter requirements, because FHA home loans are backed by the government, and the government ...

FHA,VA Updates; Tech and Processing; Morgan's Home Loan App ...
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Depository banks are in the business to lend, and are now concerned about commercial lending. What do Cleveland, Memphis, and Chicago have in common?

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Washington Post

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home
Washington Post
Moreover, properties owned for less than 180 days to be financed with an FHA loan may be subject to other considerations such as a second appraisal. • Plan for the future. At the end of the day, expect the unexpected. Many home buyers decide to ...

Scotsman Guide News

Addressing appraiser shortage isn't a simple fix
Scotsman Guide News
appraisal These lower numbers are primarily driven by a steep drop-off in state-licensed appraisers. The number of state-licensed appraisers, who have less training than certified appraisers but are qualified to handle most home appraisals, has fallen ...

JACK GUTTENTAG: Will down payment assistance program result in more defaults?
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The answer to that question depends on whether or not the assistance weakens the role of down payments in minimizing mortgage defaults and losses from defaults. Such losses are borne by whoever bears the risk of default: the lender, or the investor who ...

Defiance Crescent News (subscription)

The Mortgage Professor: Down payment assistance and defaults
Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
Because the Federal Housing Administration, or FHA, requires borrowers using its programs to only make down payments of 3.5 percent, it might seem strange that the government agency is the focus of down payment assistance programs. The reason is that ...


Urban Institute: Inefficient appraisal system gives cash buyers the ...
The appraisal process continues to lengthen, creating problems for many homebuyers who can't afford to buy their home in cash, according to a new blog from ...

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The Columbus Dispatch

The Nation's Housing: FHA changes would jump-start condo purchases
The Columbus Dispatch
A return to these “spot” loans would have potentially far-reaching effects: Fewer than 7 percent of condo buildings have FHA certification, according to the Community Associations Institute, a trade group. To become certified now, condo boards must ...

Removing The Anxiety From The Real Estate Transaction | News ...
Sandy Dickinson from Summitt Funding joins Paul to discuss mortgages and removing anxiety from the process. 00:40:49. Download ...

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