FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

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

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Flood insurance'


Flood insurance rate-hike delay passes Senate handily

Bill goes to White House for signature after 72-22 vote
In a strong bipartisan vote on Thursday, the Senate passed a bill to ease big flood insurance premium increases faced by hundreds of thousands of homeowners and allow below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
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The wrong vote on this Senate bill will cost billions

A bill delaying rising flood insurance rates could cost taxpayers big time
Senate Bill 1846 delays rate hikes to the National Flood Insurance Program. Failing to pass it could mean flood insurance becomes unaffordable to many. Passing it means taxpayers are on the hook for billions for coastal homeowners.
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Flood insurance premiums could rise, FEMA warns

FEMA urges lawmakers to rewrite key flood insurance legislation
FEMA is asking Congress to rewrite the Flood Insurance Reform Act to prevent flood insurance rates from soaring to new heights. In its current state, the act includes no provisions for affordability, the agency claims.
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