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Why Did My Monthly Mortgage Payment Go Up?

Monitor your mortgage payment and all its components because you may be able to successfully fight some increases.

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4 Things to Know About Mortgage Insurance

Knowing these four facts can help you make the right decision and possibly save money each month by avoiding mortgage insurance all together.

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HARP Roadblocks: Why So Few Homeowners Have Been Helped

HARP was designed to help 5 million underwater homeowners refinance into a fixed loan with a lower monthly payment.

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What's In Your Mortgage Payment?

What does your mortgage payment consist of? PITI. See what PITI means and a simple mortgage payment example.

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Tips to Make Mortgage Shopping Easier

Home buyers usually spend months trying to find the perfect house, but the perfect mortgage? Not so much. We get […]

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FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium to Rise

Starting April 18th, 2011 FHA is raising the FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums for FHA loans. What to expect as a result of the changes.

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FHA has raised the monthly mortgage insurance premiums

HUD/FHA has just recently changed their monthly mortgage insurance.

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Back to the Fundamentals: How can I increase my approval amount?

For many, this is an irrelevant question. Most clients I meet with are able to qualify for much more than […]

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Back to the Fundamentals: I have my maximum payment. Now how much house can I buy?

If you have ever used Excel spreadsheet, which I do daily in calculating mortgage and investment solutions, the answer to […]

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Government Mortgages Are Becoming More Expensive

Since the bursting of the housing bubble, we’ve seen the mortgage¬†industry flood to government-backed mortgages as a source for home […]

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FHA monthly mortgage insurance premiums to rise

Image via Wikipedia Although there are many posts on the internet about FHA MIP rising to 1.55% that is factually […]

Mortgage Definition: UFMIP & MI

The real estate industry uses a lot of acronyms. My oldest daughter and her husband recently bought their first family […]

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