Industry leaders advise FHA on how to improve housing

Posted on Mar 3, 2013 in FHA Information

No-money-down mortgages are back
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More FHA borrowers may find refinance outlet
Rising FHA premiums sharply improved Ginnie Mae convexity [sensitivity to interest rate changes], this but MIP protection is likely to deteriorate over time driven by a competitive private mortgage insurance market and an improving home price appreciation …
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Refinance and Mortgage Rate Summary for Wells Fargo
Refinance and Mortgage Rate Summary for Wells Fargo The best 30 year loans at Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) are being offered for 3.625% yielding an APR of 3.963% today. 30 year FHA FRM interest rates at the bank are published at 3.375% yielding a bit …
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Question by followingmybliss: Who is responsible for the fact that no bank will refinance our loan?
What is causing every single bank to turn us down for any and every reason when my sister and I try to refinance our loan?? Obama?? What?
And both of us have credit scores in the high 700’s, cheapest so this is NOT about low credit scores.

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Answer by Elmis
We’ve been in refinance hell for 18 months now. Twice we’ve been 3 days away from loosing the house.
What I’ve come to understand after dealing with banks on a weekly basis for all this time it the following;
1. The banks have absolutely no interest in what you think, salve what you feel, what your opinion are. None, zero, nada…
2. In many instances the banks stall the re-financing process because it will be more profitable for them to force you into foreclosure.
3. Regulations and Washington has had no effect and will never have any effect. Why? This is about saving banks, saving national institutions. They are not allowed to fail, so much is at stake. It’s like an ant (us) asking why the anthill has to be removed when building a free way. The individual homeowner is absolutely of no concern to the bank

There you have my experience.

All else is well.
/ Mats

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Industry leaders advise FHA on how to improve housing
In 2012, ed the FHA updated the condominium rules, however President Gary Thomas of NAR suggested additional changes that will provide greater liquidity to this segment of the real estate market without causing additional risk to the Mutual Mortgage …
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