TRID is a real obstacle to mortgage process

Fed adopts new rule limiting 'too big to fail' bailouts

New emergency lending policy targets 'broad-based' issues, not specific firms

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Items Tagged with 'First-time home buyers'


5 common down payment misconceptions

What you don't know could be holding you back
Before you let the cost of a down payment get in the way of your homeownership dream, make sure you fully understand the options available to you. One of these five common misconceptions could be holding you back from buying a home.
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Hot Seat: Jay Hughes of MGIC

Ensuring sustainable homeownership
As would be the case with any generation of new potential homeowners, there is a need for education. In the case of the Millennials, there is an added element of unwinding some of the perceptions that were born out of the bubble era.
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10 tips for first-time homebuyers

How to navigate the real estate market
Homebuyers are caught in a storm of low inventory, high demand and tight credit availability right now. In these market conditions, even simple tactics can make the difference between owning a home or not. For starters, here are 10 tips.
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TransUnion: Student loans do not impact housing

Student debt keeps growing but homebuyers still buying
Despite the level of student loan debt rising to well above $1 trillion, young buyers are not being inhibited from obtaining a mortgage due to their debt, according to a new report from TransUnion. In fact, not only are younger consumers with student debt able to get a mortgage, they are also quite adept at making their payments as well.
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Hey CNBC, shut up about millennials already

Your advice is patronizing, contradictory and just plain wrong
CNBC’s analysts seem to view millennials as a giant homogenous mound of humans who all think the same way, look the same way, do the same things and look at the world in the exact same way. And every day, CNBC’s analysts opine on why millennials aren’t buying homes, or buying stocks or buying whatever else it is that CNBC thinks is important that day.
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