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Some important changes to the FHA loan program were announced last week. According to the Department of Housing and Urban ...Read More
The conforming loan limit for Texas has been increased for 2019. Next year, all 254 counties across the state of ...Read More
In a recent analysis conducted by the Home Buying Institute, Philadelphia and San Jose were found to have the highest ...Read More
What do Wilmington, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Rochester have in common? According to a recent housing industry report and forecast, these ...Read More
A new round of mortgage industry forecasts and projections suggest that higher interest rates could lead to a purchase-dominated mortgage ...Read More
A recent forecast for the San Diego real estate market suggests that home prices will continue rising into 2019, but ...Read More
An October 2018 report published by CoreLogic (a housing analytics and research company) showed that the average credit score among ...Read More
Florida's statewide Realtor association recently issued an overall rosy assessment of the state's real estate market. Forecasts from other industry ...Read More
According to data collected by the Urban Institute, Rhode Island is the number-one state in the country for FHA loan ...Read More
Editor's note: This is the second article in a two-part series. In part one, we explained how the overall rate ...Read More
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