Federal Housing Administration

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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FHA Will End Banks' Extra Interest Charges at Closing FHA Will End Banks' Extra Interest Charges at Closing

Real estate columnist Kenneth R. Harney reports that hundreds of thousands of home sellers have had their pockets picked at closings during the last decade: They've been charged interest on their mortgages after their principal debts had been fully paid off. Thanks to a policy switch that was recently made final, charging extra interest payments on loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration will soon be banned. Read more

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Las Vegas Home Prices Approach 2008 Levels

New home demand remains strong with steady in-migration as Las Vegas home prices reach toward the pre-crash 2008 peak. Read more

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