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Cut in FHA Premium Reportedly Encourages First-time Buyers

from realestateeconomywatch.com — The January reduction in FHA mortgage insurance premiums increased the first-time homebuyer share of April closings by three points, according to one survey of Realtors, while NAR’s Realtor Confidence Index said the first-timer market share has remained unchanged for months due to difficulties getting financing.

Why in-house lenders are ineffective

— These days many real estate brokerages have a lender in their office to supposedly make the process easier for the buyer t...

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