Today Michigan, one of five states recently approved to receive federal assistance for struggling homeowners, announced they will begin implementing the nation’s first Helping Hardest Hit program. Funds should be available as early as next week.
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has hit another record low for the third week in a row according to Freddie Mac.
A guest post from Jason (www.frugaldad.com) discussing moral and other dilemmas related to the idea of walking away from your mortgage.
Treasuries are down again this morning following the unemployment report which showed that intial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week. The government is also planning on announcing the size of their note and bond auctions for next week.
Record-breaking temperatures are sweeping the nation, but don’t break records with your electric bill! Check out these 7 cool tips for hot energy savings.
VA loans have many advantages, especially for diabled veterans. Here are the top two tips that every disabled veteran should know before applying for a VA loan.
Livonia, Mich. – July 07, 2010 – Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans Inc., today announced a growing business in his family of [...]
The MBA Mortgage application index rose last week by 6.7% with refinances jumping 9.2% and purchases falling. Record low rates are encouraging refinance activity as more and more households are looking to lower payments.
The markets will be keeping an eye on global economic data and whether or not the slide in equities will continue their worst week in over 2 months last week. The economic calendar is extremely light this week. Today’s ISM non-manufacturing index is expected to be 55 this morning, remaining above the expansion/contraction level of 50 again.
Disputing items on your report may be a tool to improve your credit score, but did you know credit report disputes can also cause holdups for your mortgage? Ever vigilant to share tips and tricks on all things mortgage related, I plunged the depths of my own finance fiasco to shed light on this rarely discussed home loan stumbling block.