30 Jan

Trump’s Mortgage Fee Cut Reversal: What it Really Means for House Hunters

Trump’s Mortgage Fee Cut Reversal: What it Really Means for House Hunters
Almost lost amid all the celebrating and marching this weekend were a set of official actions the Trump administration took soon after the Inauguration. One directly impacts some consumers who are house-hunting right now. You might have seen headlines …

Oklahoma Realtors spar over Trump cancellation of FHA mortgage insurance savings
A little federal mortgage insurance premium reduction that wasn’t that big of a deal in the first place — in the greater scheme of things — got a lot bigger when the Trump administration killed it before it could even take effect. Here’s what happened.
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Redfin launches its own mortgage company
Redfin is launching its own mortgage company to loan funds to its customers who buy houses. To be known as Redfin Mortgage, the brokerage’s new loan arm will be based in Dallas, and will initially serve only the Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio …

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for mortgage fraud
A Lee’s Summit man was sentenced to four years in federal prison without parole for his role in large mortgage fraud scheme. Federal prosecutors said 68-year-old Albert William Roberts III was sentenced Friday for four counts of wire fraud and ordered to …
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3 Steps to Take Before Seeking Pre-approval for a Mortgage
With interest rates rising and housing supply limited for the time being, many people are rushing to buy a home early this season. If you are one of these people, and unless you have cash ready to pay in full, then know that it’s especially important …
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