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Mortgage Availability Improves for Sixth Straight Month

The Mortgage Bankers Association says that relaxed government regulations, new offerings from federal loan programs,...
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Buying a Home in the Bay Area Is Still...

Home prices grew slightly faster than rents across the country over the past year, but...
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Is a Low Down Payment Program an Option for...

Buyers who are considering leveraging Freddie Mac's new 3 percent down payment program can do...
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Are Mortgage Rules Tightening? Relaxing? It Depends on Which...

Some mortgage lenders have been tightening their credit rules over the past year, while other...
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Survey: Purchasing a Home ‘Overwhelming’

Most homebuyers believe they are financially prepared for home ownership, yet a recent survey found...
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Top Tips for Mortgage Borrowers in 2014

In the market for a mortgage? You can save money and aggravation by first taking...
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Top Mortgage Closing Complaint: Paperwork Is Lengthy, Rushed, Confusing

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is still taking suggestions on improving the mortgage closing...
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Home Loan Rules Are Changing: Introducing the Qualified Mortgage

Homebuyers may face new challenges when applying for a loan this year, as new rules...
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REX HomeBuyer Helps Pacific Union Clients Buy More Home...

Although many high-paid Bay Area residents can afford the monthly mortgage on a home in...