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Markets Moved by Tsunami and Saudi Arabia

Remember, housing will likely be in a much better position in the second half of the year and at that time rates could be a bit higher. Now’s the time to take advantage of the combination of low rates and affordable housing.

FHA Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium to Increase

This increase could cost your buyers more money each month for their total monthly mortgage payment. What can your buyers do? If they are close to contract, advise them to buy now before the new mortgage insurance premium takes effect. They must have an active loan application for the subject property prior to April 18, 2011.

3 Down Payment Assistance Programs for Raleigh Homebuyers

three little known down payment grants for home buyers in Raleigh North Carolina

Foreclosure Prevention Help in available North Carolina

North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or temporary financial hardship. For qualified homeowners, the fund can provide an interest-free loan of up to $36,000 to pay your mortgage and other related expenses for up to 36 months.

7 tips for saving for your down payment

If it seem like a “gift” is a hard thing to come up with – don’t dismiss the concept too soon. I know more than a few now-homeowners who had no clue where their down payment money would come from until they were reminded about gift money as a strategy, then cashed in long-ignored offers of help from parents, aunts and uncles.