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9 Jan

FHA to Reduce Annual Insurance Premiums

2017-11-30T00:13:26+00:00January 9th, 2015|Homebuying Tips, Mortgage News, Real Estate News, Refinancing|

Reduction to increase credit affordability and reflects improved economic health of FHA WASHINGTON – As the nation’s housing market continues to improve, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today announced the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will reduce the annual premiums new borrowers will pay by half of a percent.  This action is projected [...]

2 Dec

Is Real Estate Title Insurance Necessary?

2017-11-30T19:39:59+00:00December 2nd, 2014|Homebuying Tips|

My clients often ask, "What is real estate title insurance and why do I need it?" Although title insurance is a one time expense, if you're a first time home buyer it can be difficult to come up with such a large sum of money. Title insurance can easily run into thousands of dollars on a [...]