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January 29, 2015

FHA to Reduce Annual Insurance Premiums

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FHA TO REDUCE ANNUAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS Reduction to increase credit affordability and reflects improved economic health of FHA FHA TO REDUCE ANNUAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS 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 […]

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January 15, 2015

Charlotte homes see drop in negative equity

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Charlotte homes see drop in negative equity Courtesy of the Mecklenburg TIMES By: Roberta Fuchs January 13, 2015 The number of the Charlotte area’s mortgaged homes with negative equity fell to 6.8 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from 8.4 percent in third quarter 2013, according to CoreLogic.   The third-quarter 2014 figure rose slightly, however, […]

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December 9, 2014

Rising Star Featured in Observer

Courtesy of the Charlotte Observer home|design Saturday, December 6, 2014 Showcase Broker Julius Green Rising Star   JULIUS GREEN BROKER, SHOWCASE REALTY Julius@showcaserealty.net http://about.me/JuliusGreen Julius Green, a Kansas City, Mo., native, studied business management at Longview community College, which led to a position as an assistant manager and a five-year partnership with a prominent Fortune […]

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November 28, 2014

Ways To Maintain A Healthy Credit Score

Ways To Maintain A Healthy Credit Score

Maintaining a good credit score offers a lot of benefits like being able to enjoy lower interest rates on your credit cards and saving money on insurance and security deposits on new utilities and cellphone service. But there’s another huge advantage to this and that it allows you to get your dream home easier than […]

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November 27, 2014

A Brief Guide to Pre-Approved Mortgage

A Brief Guide to Pre-Approved Mortgage

If you plan to purchase a home, even before you get started, you should get a pre-approval for your mortgage because at some point, sellers are going to ask you for this. But before that, let’s get to know first the basics of pre-approved mortgage. What is a pre-approval? A pre-approval, in the real estate […]

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November 24, 2014

Mortgage Applications Week-To-Week Leaps 12 Percent

Mortgage Applications Week-To-Week Leaps 12 Percent

The number of mortgage applications surprisingly increased even with the relatively quiet week for interest rates. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the total number of mortgage applications increased 4.9 percent week-to-week for the week ending November 14, which was mostly brought about by home buying applications. Though refinance applications only increased one percent […]

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November 18, 2014

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Lowest Since 2007

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Lowest Since 2007

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the percentage of consumers who are mortgage delinquent had reached its lowest since the end of 2007. A Washington, D.C.-based trade group reported last November 14 that the delinquency rate for mortgage loans has dropped to 5.85%, a seasonally adjusted rate of all loans outstanding at the end of […]

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