Tag: mortgage loans

What You Need To Know About Traditional Mortgages

Traditional mortgages are fixed-rate mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), refinance loans, second mortgages, and home equity lines of credit. When looking to buy a home, it is important that you meet with a mortgage broker or bank to determine the best option for your particular needs and desires in a home...

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HERA, TILA and HOEPA: Making Sense of These Acronyms

Do you ever find yourself having conversations in acronyms and abbreviations? I guess it makes sense to shorten phrases, especially when using those terms frequently in conversation, but not everyone knows what they are all the time. So to increase your list of known acronyms, I provide you with information...

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Details on Obama’s $75 Billion Loan Modification Plan

There is a lot of confusing information floating around about the President’s plan to modify home mortgages — especially regarding who qualifies, when and how the assistance will be available, and its duration. The Treasury Department has launched a website, FinancialStability.gov, that spells out everything. Click on the link for...

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