Is it OK to gatecrash a Realtor’s open house?

Is it OK to gatecrash a Realtor’s open house?

Yes, but only if you follow this Reddiquette

CoreLogic: Home prices rose 6.9% annually in August

Forecasts calls for 4.3% growth by August 2016

TRID pushes industry into digital mortgages

eMortgages are the obvious choice

Items Tagged with 'Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund'


FHA proposes insurance claim deadline

FHA states lender filing delays cause strain on department’s resources
Attention lenders and servicers. There may soon be a deadline to file insurance claims with the Federal Housing Administration, after the FHA issued a proposal establishing a “clear timetable” for claim payments. Click through to learn more.
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Mr. Castro went to Washington…and it was pointless

Republicans batter HUD secretary with bluster but offer no solutions
Maybe it was naïve of me, but I truly thought that a hearing titled, “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration,” hosted by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and featuring HUD Secretary Julián Castro would actually, you know, accomplish something…anything. But I was so incredibly wrong.
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HUD's Castro grilled on FHA premiums, capital strength

Hensarling: "You are in violation of the law"
The Committee on Financial Services grilled the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro Wednesday morning to unveil the status of the housing regulator. And while there were members that supported the work, it quickly turned into a heated interrogation on the potential threat and impact to the America taxpayer.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: The 4 shifts needed to boost new home sales

Castro to face grilling by House committee; ABS Vegas preview
What four things do builders and developers need to do to boost new home sales? What's expected at ABS Vegas this week? And what kind of reception will HUD Secretary Julián Castro receive from the House Financial Services Committee this week? Those answers and more contained herein.
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18 Senators, mortgage bankers tell HUD: Time to lower FHA premiums

Letters cite health of MMIF as reason for lowering fees
A group of 18 U.S. Senators and the Mortgage Bankers Association both sent letters to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday, stating that the time has come for the Federal Housing Administration to lower its mortgage insurance premiums.
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Mortgage insurance back in black in latest FHA actuarial report

Aggressive post-crisis policies improve MMI outlook
The Federal Housing Administration released Monday its actuarial report on the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund for single-family programs, and it shows the financial health of the regulating agency improved dramatically but that it still has a way to go with its finances.
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CBO: FHA reform bill could save government $514M

Insurance premiums would rise to meet capital requirements
The Senate proposed FHA Solvency Act could reduce federal discretionary spending by $514 million over a four-year period of time while forcing the FHA to build up to a 3% capital ratio, the Congressional Budget Office said.
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HUD’s bid to sell soured mortgages stops short

The sales are an attempt by HUD to stem losses from its Mutual Mortgage Insurance fund, while providing an alternative for distressed borrowers that are on the brink of foreclosure. Even though investors did not meet the reserve requirements, the agency will carry on with business as usual.
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FHA sounds alarm on CBO data

Disputes data on the MMI fund, single-family mortgage program
The Federal Housing Administration sounded the alarm on a new Congressional Budget Office report, disputing some of its findings on the mutual mortgage insurance fund and the FHA single-familiy mortgage guarantee program.
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