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FHA Loan Requirements: What Home Buyers Need to Qualify
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While pretty much all loans require a home appraisal, so lenders can make sure their money isn't funding a shack, FHA appraisal guidelines are more rigid than those for conventional loans, and not all houses will get the green light for FHA approval.

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Freddie Mac introduces appraisal-free mortgage program
Mortgage Professional America
Freddie Mac announced Friday that some people buying homes or refinancing existing mortgages may be eligible for an alternative to a traditional appraisal. Using Freddie's automated collateral evaluation (ACE), borrowers could save around $500 and ...

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Lender M&A, Bank Mortgage News; FHA and Cybersecurity
Mortgage News Daily
FHA is offering a free, on-site training covering FHA appraisal requirements, including FHA appraisal protocol and updates to FHA appraisal policy as outlined in FHA's Single-Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1. Register for the FHA August 4th ...

Refis Enjoy Nice Bounce Thanks to Lowered Rates - Appraisal Buzz
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There is still life left in refinancing. While at nowhere near the levels of a few years ago, Ellie Mae's Origination Insight Report for July reported that the ...

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Mortgage Professional America

CoreLogic completes acquisition of appraisal-management platform provider
Mortgage Professional America
As a valuation-technology and appraisal-management platform provider, Mercury offers software that helps mortgage lenders and appraisal management companies (AMCs) manage their collateral valuation operations. More than 800 emerging and ...

Refinancing Gains Ground on Lower Rates - Appraisal Buzz
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Refinancing performed well during the week ended August 4, pulling the Mortgage Bankers Association's Market Composite Index higher. The Index, a measure ...

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FHA Streamline Loan Program – LoanRateUpdate
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) created streamline refinancing back in the early 1980's to provide homeowners who have an existing FHA-insured ...

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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 ...

Vanguard Stops Taking Apps; Fed Owns How Much Agency MBS?
Mortgage News Daily
FHA is offering a free onsite classroom training in Phoenix. Training will cover a wide variety of topics including Single Family Housing Handbook 4000.1, underwriting the FHA appraisal, Endorsement protocols, the new Defect Taxonomy and Loan Review ...

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