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A Return to Subprime? HUD Secretary Says Lending Too Tight

In his first major policy speech since joining HUD in July, housing secretary Julian Castro on Sept. 16 urged bankers to ease mortgage lending and make it easier for home buyers to qualify for a mortgage.

No-Cost Mortgages - Mortgage Professor

A no-cost mortgage (NCM) is one on which all lender fees are waived, and (subject to the possible exceptions described below) other fees are paid by the lender. 158 more words


More Dreams come true...happy client = happy loan officer

Great Day today….it has been a long & challenging road to get Chris & his family to the closing table.

As Avenue Mortgage always promises  “we get it done” !  49 more words


Use Data to Fix the Small Business Lending Gap

Access to credit is a key constraint for entrepreneurs. And limited credit is in part caused by the difficulty of predicting which small businesses will and won’t succeed. 117 more words


These realities of mortgage underwriting really will surprise you...

The truth about mortgage underwriting

Some mortgages shouldn’t be denied


Lisa Marquis Jackson | Housing Wire | August 15, 2014 | link


The world is awash in inaccurate sound bites related to mortgage credit. 287 more words

Home Buying

How To Pick the Right Mortgage Lender for You

If you spend some time doing your homework, selecting the right mortgage broker will leave you at ease and feeling confident in your decision.  Because there are many options out there from which to choose, and because the terms and rates of your mortgage will be affected by your decision, the selection process may seem overwhelming.  244 more words


What is a Mortgage?

When I was a child, I tried to figure out how much money my parents made. I tried to ask them but they wouldn’t give me a direct answer. 477 more words