Federal Housing Administration

AEI: First-Time-Buyer Loan Volume Rose 14% YOY
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AEI: First-Time-Buyer Loan Volume Rose 14% YOY

First-Time Mortgage Risk Index stands at 15.6% as of August 2016, 6.4% higher than... Read more

The Risks and Advantages of the FHA’s Condo Reforms
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The Risks and Advantages of the FHA’s Condo Reforms

HR 3700 mandates an easier buying and selling process for FHA condominiums – but... Read more

Lower Mortgage Premiums Aren't Enticing Millennials
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Lower Mortgage Premiums Aren't Enticing Millennials

Last year’s cut in FHA’s mortgage insurance premiums boosted volume but not... Read more

New FHA Proposal Places Reverse Mortgages Above HOA Super Liens
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New FHA Proposal Places Reverse Mortgages Above HOA Super Liens

As arguments for and against reverse mortgages persist, the Federal Housing... Read more

New Certification Limits Bank Liability on Mortgage Errors
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New Certification Limits Bank Liability on Mortgage Errors

A federal housing agency on Tuesday said it would make it easier for banks to... Read more

Federal Lending Programs Served as a Second Stimulus Stimulus
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Federal Lending Programs Served as a Second Stimulus Stimulus

Washington tried to prevent deeper economic collapse by launching a $787 billion... Read more

Housing Industry Applauds Obama's FHA Move
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Housing Industry Applauds Obama's FHA Move

The move to cut FHA insurance premiums looks to spur more home ownership... Read more

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Community Groups Rally Against FHA Loan Sales Community Groups Rally Against FHA Loan Sales

Los Angeles Times staffer Tim Logan reports that a program designed to help prop up the Federal Housing Administration is short-changing borrowers and neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosures, community groups said as they took to the streets to push for changes. Read more

Builders Laud Jumbos for Self-Employed, Lament Slide at FHA
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Builders Laud Jumbos for Self-Employed, Lament Slide at FHA

National Mortgage News staffer Brian Collins reports that luxury homebuilders are... Read more

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