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Loosening of Lending Belts

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Finance

For the past couple of years, getting a home loan has been getting harder and harder. Finally, there is some good news. Both Wells Fargo and Quicken Loans have decided to lower the accepted FICO score for an FHA loan to 580. Previously, all FICO scores had to be over 620. This is great news [...]

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Tags:credit score·FHA·FICO·home buying.homes·houses·housing market·loans·mortgages

Tax Credit Boom

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

My mother-in-law decided to sell her home in Benbrook, just south of Fort Worth, to be closer to her grandkids. While I was putting the for sale sign in the yard, a couple drove by and asked to see the home. They looked at the home and loved it. That night their Realtor called me [...]

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Tags:buying a home·find a home·Fort Worth·Frisco·home·home buying·housing market·Real Estate·Tax credit

Realtors look forward to stimulus

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Economy, Market Updates, Real Estate, Texas

Recovery in the housing market is key to overall economic recovery and no one knows that better than the National Association of Realtors (NAR). They are looking forward to the implementation of the Presidents stimulus package citing a number of reasons why they back this plan. According to NAR President Charles McMillan, who is also [...]

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Tags:Dallas Real Estate·economic recovery·housing market·real estate market·realtor·stimulus package