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  • FBC Mortgage eyes expansion after buyback

    FBC Mortgage eyes expansion after buyback
    Orlando-based FBC Mortgage LLC has plans to continue expanding nationally after it is reacquired by Sal ‘Joe’ Nunziata and Rob Nunziata and other investors. The mortgage company has about 450 employees nationally and is licensed to originate...
  • Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

    Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage
    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...
  • DO RENTAL CAPS IN A COMMUNITY HELP OR HURT? (Part I, Condominiums)

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff Often in order for Unit Owners to obtain FHA financing, or simply to reduce the number of tenants in a community, associations ask about amending their Declaration to provide for a cap on the number of Units that can...
  • Obama touts reduction in FHA insurance rate

    Obama touts reduction in FHA insurance rate
    President Barack Obama on Thursday laid out the administration's latest effort to breathe new life into the nation's housing market and increase the ranks of first-time buyers, now at a 27-year low. By month's end, the Federal Housing Administration...
  • Not all buyers benefit from lower FHA interest rates

    If you saw the White House announcement of lower insurance payments on Federal Housing Administration home mortgages earlier this month, you might have wondered: Does this matter to me as a potential home buyer or refinancer? Who specifically will benefit...
  • VA loan myths that hurt buyers and sellers

    VA loan myths that hurt buyers and sellers
    Some home sellers don't want to deal with would-be buyers who plan to get a loan guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. But those sellers could be shooting themselves in the foot. At the same time, vets who fail to look into add-on programs...
  • Why It's Easier To Get A Mortgate Now

    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential homebuyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...
  • Relief funds to aid seniors struggling with reverse mortgages

    A federal relief effort that set aside nearly $2 billion in housing aid for troubled Californians is being expanded to help older homeowners avert foreclosures on their reverse mortgages. The program, in a pilot stage, will provide up to $25,000 to low-...
  • Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation

    Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation
    Reverse mortgages are in the headlines again — and again, sometimes for the wrong reasons. The attention being paid to the loan product, which lets seniors 62 and older borrow against the equity in their homes, points to its anticipated...
  • Report shows dip in single-family home prices

    The median price for a Glendale home in January was slightly lower than the same time last year, while the first month of 2015 saw the second lowest number of homes sold in the past 12 months, according to the latest real estate report. The median price...
  • Rental condos will be harder to find

    Rental condos will be harder to find
    If you want to rent a condo or townhome, your options in South Florida are disappearing. Many developers and investors who rented out units after the housing collapse are putting them back on the market now that home prices are rising. That means you'...