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My Thoughts for the Week of July 5th, 2016

  Hope everyone enjoyed their extended 4th of July weekend, a chance to gather with friends and family. Most know that only 2 founding fathers actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, with most signing on Aug 2, … Continue reading

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Good News for FHA Borrowers

WASHINGTON – Aug. 27, 2014 – Last week the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that borrowers who prepay their FHA-insured mortgages will not have to make interest payments beyond the date their mortgage is paid in full. It’s about time … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of Sept 3, 2013

September already, yikes! Not that it applies to anything, but on September 2, 1789 the United States Department of Treasury was established. On Sept 3rd, their first order of business was to apply for a line of credit… Seriously though, … Continue reading

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White House Petition to Extend Eligibility Dates for HARP and FHA Refinancing

Please help by signing the online petition at petitions.whitehouse.gov to help more people qualify for HARP and FHA refinances. Lots of signatures are still needed so join the petition! This petition would change the qualifying date from May 31, 2009 … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of March 25, 2013

With housing prices rising for the third straight quarter it is pretty hard to argue that the housing market recovery hasn’t picked up steam. According to S&P Case-Shiller, home values increased 7.3% in the last quarter of 2012 compared to … Continue reading

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Obama Considering HARP for Non-Agency Borrowers

This is for all the responsible homeowners out there who are current on their mortgages but have been unable to refinance because they could not qualify for the HARP program because their mortgage is not owned by Fannie or Freddie. … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of November 5, 2012

This week there is really nothing more important than tomorrow’s elections. With most polls indicating that the election is essentially too close to call, the US and global financial markets will likely trade quietly Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday, if the … Continue reading

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US 10 yr Treasury dops below 1.60% for the first time in history

Bond yields are dropping like crazy all over the world right now. The US 10 yr is now down to 1.57%, the lowest ever on record. What does this mean? Crazy low mortgage rates. Let me help you lower your … Continue reading

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