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HARP Extended Through 2018

The U.S. government deploys several resources for Americans who need help financing a home purchase, including the popular FHA Loan program. But unbeknownst to some, there are also tools available for current homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments. One of them is known as the Home Affordable Refinance Program managed by the […]

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That is good news for the limited number of homeowners that will qualify.

 

 

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Renting A Home is a Good Deal and About to Get Better — considertheconsumer

In a growing number of housing markets, it makes more economic sense renting a home as opposed to buying it, according to a new analysis by real estate marketplace realtor.com. The authors of the report measured the various costs of renting a home as opposed to owning it and found the gap favoring renting is getting…

via Renting A Home is a Good Deal and About to Get Better — considertheconsumer

Determining whether renting or buying a home makes more economic sense requires consideration of a lot of factors including your tax situation, whether you plan to move within a few years.

Short Explanation of TILA RESCISSION vs Common Law Rescission — Livinglies’s Weblog

Quiet title is a lawsuit not a motion. It must be worded correctly to fulfill the elements required for the court to consider the demand for quiet title. Otherwise it will be dismissed. For quiet title to apply the mortgage must be void not just unenforceable. TILA Rescission is a statutory remedy that is different […]

via Short Explanation of TILA RESCISSION vs Common Law Rescission — Livinglies’s Weblog

Home Prices Are Back At Housing Bubble Levels — considertheconsumer

Home prices have returned to the lofty levels they reached 10 years ago, just before the market crashed in a wave of foreclosures. But today’s housing market is very different from the one in 2006, according to Danielle Hale, chief economist at realtor.com. In 2006, the housing market was fueled by plentiful mortgage money and lenient…

via Home Prices Are Back At Housing Bubble Levels — considertheconsumer

This article is incorrect in my opinion as sub-prime mortgages and low documentation loans are making a comeback. It is only a matter of time until the current housing bubble bursts.

New home buying scam targets downpayments and closing fees

Buying a home can be a stressful, nerve-wracking experience under the best of circumstances. If you’re nearing closing on a new home, don’t let that stress make you vulnerable a dangerous new home buying scam. There have been numerous incidents across the country in recent months in which a hacker impersonates a real estate agent…

via Home Buying Scam Targets Downpayments and Closing Fees — considertheconsumer

Policy Changes aka eNotes are Here! New Paragraph 11 in Promissory Notes. — Deadly Clear

We’ve discussed UETA and eSign and the significance of explicit consent…in most cases pre-2008…there isn’t any. Here is a Indiana case that is riveting: Good v. Wells Fargo. Read it HERE. In this case, Bryan Good stated that in this 2008 transaction there were apparently 2 notes. Wells Fargo asserts that Good signed an eNote […]

via Policy Changes aka eNotes are Here! New Paragraph 11 in Promissory Notes. — Deadly Clear

 

The Housing Bubble is about to pop

“This isn’t your father’s housing and mortgage market- Mark Hanson, Real Estate Analyst https://www.mhanson.com/ In 2007 the largest housing bubble in American history was inflating and literally popped overnight. The Mainstream media would prefer that you focus on the DC Circus Show than on the Case-Shiller charts that indicate that 2017 looks eerily familiar. In […]

via Housing Bubble II: Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble — Livinglies’s Weblog

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