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1 hr ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
Fall is now second only to summer as the most popular time to tie the knot. However, before a couple says, "I do," it is important to first have a truthful heart-to-heart talk about finances.
6 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have cost the government billions. Industry analysts expect strong growth as the housing market improves, particularly in once hard-hit Sun Belt areas including Phoenix, Miami and San Diego, California, and aging Americans find value in growing old in their homes.
6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have cost the government billions. Industry analysts expect strong growth as the housing market improves, particularly in once hard-hit Sun Belt areas including Phoenix, Miami and San Diego, and aging Americans find value in growing old in their homes.
8 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Yellen will be pressed to clarify the Fed's intentions after the Fed issues its policy statement on Wednesday, Sept.
8 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate
Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.05 percent, up from 3.96 percent at this same time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate gradually increased last week, peaking at 4.19 percent on Saturday before coming down to the current rate.
10 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
A real estate signs stand in front of a condo no September 27, 2011 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association raised its home sales forecast Monday on the back of stronger than expected sales in recent months after a slow start to the year.
14 hrs ago | Reuters
Getting a mortgage in the United States may be easier than many borrowers think, according to a survey released Monday by Wells Fargo & Co ( Nearly two-thirds of respondents thought that a very good credit score was necessary to buy a home, and more than 40 percent thought they needed a down payment equal to at least 20 percent of the purchase price to buy a home. Under government-backed programs, first-time home buyers with subprime credit scores can get a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, and they can put down as little as 3.5 percent of the purchase price.
Imagine a married couple -- let's call them Matt and Donna Smith -- bought their dream house two years ago. The house was $250,000, and they paid $50,000 as a down payment.
Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://usat.ly/1tQXJnI Buying a home is exciting, especially when you're buying for the first time. In the midst of all of the excitement, it's easy to become blinded by beautiful back-splashes, granite and quartz counter tops, hardwood floors, and fenced-in backyards.
News Talk 99.5 WRNO proudly welcomes "Mortgage Gumbo" hosted by Dwayne Stein to the airwaves. Dwayne's show will talk about all areas of the real estate industry while specifically educating listeners about money and basic mortgage principles.
America's central bank wraps up its two-day meeting on Wednesday and will subsequently outline its latest monetary policy. The Fed has been holding down the federal funds rate near zero since the financial crisis, but a strengthening economy has lead to speculation that it will raise rates sooner than later.
Steve Ganley, 25, stands in front of the home he bought in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, in August with a $150,000 mortgage he qualified for. Steve Ganley, 25, stands in front of the home he bought in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, in August with a $150,000 mortgage he qualified for.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation was founded in Hong Kong on March 3, 1865, and in Shanghai one month later. In 1980, HSBC acquired 51 per cent of Marine Midland Bank, buying the rest in 1987.
China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in other key sectors also cooled, raising fears the world's second-largest economy may be at risk of a sharp slowdown unless Beijing takes fresh stimulus measures. The output data, combined with weaker readings in retail sales, investment and imports, pointed to a further loss of momentum as the cooling housing market increasingly drags on other sectors from cement to steel and saps consumer confidence.
In five days time we will make the most important decision of our political lives. The stakes are very high.
A swindler who sold over $2 million in illegal promissory notes and other securities to school teachers , administrators and other school district employees was arrested this week. According to the Texas State Securities Board yesterday, McKinny resident Christopher Anthony Zaal was arrested Sept.
Mortgage rates have now endured an insulting 10 straight days without improving. While a few of those have resulted in 'unchanged' levels, most have sent rates higher.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:06 pm
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