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Dear Big Box Lender, I am deleting all of your related posts from my blog & will be giving any clients considering you for a loan/services a reality check
May 12, 2010 – 1:51 PM | 3 Comments
Dear Big Box Lender, I am deleting all of your related posts from my blog & will be giving any clients considering you for a loan/services a reality check

I’ve been pulled out from my temporary blogging hiatus by a post which has been brought on by the incredibly poor communication and service that buyers who are in contract on a property are encountering …

The FHA approves using Docusign!
April 11, 2010 – 11:40 AM | Comments Off on The FHA approves using Docusign!
The FHA approves using Docusign!

Very exciting news came through this week from Docusign!
On April 8, 2010, e-signed third-party documents, including real estate contracts, are now being accepted by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) with the …

Get Your FHA Mortgage Application Started — Fees Increase 1/2 Percent Starting Monday, April 5, 2010
March 30, 2010 – 5:55 AM | Comments Off on Get Your FHA Mortgage Application Started — Fees Increase 1/2 Percent Starting Monday, April 5, 2010
Get Your FHA Mortgage Application Started — Fees Increase 1/2 Percent Starting Monday, April 5, 2010

Starting Monday, April 5, 2010, getting an FHA mortgage will be more expensive. That means you’ll want to give a full mortgage application before the weekend so your lender can register your loan in time for the deadline.

Related posts:

  1. Separating FHA Fact From Fiction : Mortgage Insurance Premiums
  2. It’s Semi-Official : New Conforming Mortgage Fees Go Into Effect Monday
  3. Mandatory FHA Loan Fees Increase For Some, Fall For Others
Mortgage Interest Rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/21/2010
January 23, 2010 – 8:54 AM | 2 Comments
Mortgage Interest Rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/21/2010

Mortgage Interest rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/21/2010:
30 Yr Fixed Conforming to $417K     4.750%
“1.000” POINTS APR = 4.961%

30 Yr Fixed Jumbo to $729,750. 4.875%
“1.000” POINTS APR = 4.981%
30 Year Fixed Jumbo to …

Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring
January 21, 2010 – 10:45 AM | Comments Off on Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring
Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring

Looks like change is underway for FHA loans as the Federal Housing Administration prepares to raise fees this Spring.  It doesn’t look like an exact date is in place at this time.
Currently, the upfront mortgage …

Current Conforming Loan Limits Extended Through 2010!!
November 4, 2009 – 7:07 AM | Comments Off on Current Conforming Loan Limits Extended Through 2010!!

Yeah!!!  Good news for our very pricey market place.  It’s incredibly challenging to find a single family home in San Francisco in the low-600’s (there are more choices if we’re talking condos); this $729+ number …

Guidelines for FHA Spot Approval for condos
April 20, 2009 – 2:58 PM | Comments Off on Guidelines for FHA Spot Approval for condos

FHA loans have been providing a great finance opportunity for buyers to get into our very expensive market especially since the down payment requirements can be as low as 3.5%, interest rates have been in …

FHA FINANCING QUICK‐TIPS
April 19, 2009 – 3:01 PM | Comments Off on FHA FINANCING QUICK‐TIPS

The following have been provided by Sue Florence.  She’s been working incredibly hard for my clients getting into an REO condo on the Peninsula!
My clients are actually going to be paying slightly less for their …

FHA, FANNIE MAE, AND FREDDIE MAC LOAN LIMITS
April 15, 2009 – 5:05 PM | Comments Off on FHA, FANNIE MAE, AND FREDDIE MAC LOAN LIMITS

I’m glad to see that these loan limits were raised.  Now, more buyers & those looking to refinance can benefit from this higher conforming loan amount.
S.F. and the immediate Bay Area has one of the …

Additional details of the Recovery Act including the New Home Credit
April 14, 2009 – 5:13 PM | Comments Off on Additional details of the Recovery Act including the New Home Credit

Lots of information & details below.  The New Home Credit may not apply to very many buyers in our local area since we don’t have that much new home construction!  Just in case, 30% the …