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Mortgage Lending

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Mortgage Lending, from most recent to least.

What DC Homebuyers Need to Know Starting Monday

What DC Homebuyers Need to Know Starting Monday

UrbanTurf Staff | October 1st 2015

A big change in the mortgage industry gives consumers more time and potentially more protection. ... read »

More House for Less Money: The Lending Market Loosens Up

More House for Less Money: The Lending Market Loosens Up

Lark Turner | March 18th 2015

For a smaller down payment, buyers today can get a larger house than they could a few years ago. ... read »

Report: Half of New Homebuyers Don’t Shop Around for Mortgages

Report: Half of New Homebuyers Don’t Shop Around for Mortgages

Lark Turner | January 14th 2015

Forty-seven percent only seriously consider one mortgage lender. ... read »

Freddie Mac Launches 3% Down Payment Mortgage Product

Freddie Mac Launches 3% Down Payment Mortgage Product

Lark Turner | December 9th 2014

Home Possible Advantage is for low- and moderate-income buyers making no more than 100 percent of the area median income. ... read »

From the Homestead Act to the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

From the Homestead Act to the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Shilpi Paul | May 1st 2012

The Building Museum's new and extremely comprehensive House and Home exhibit has plenty of tasty offerings for UrbanTurf readers. On our trip there,... read »

How Do You Find the Best Refi Deal?

How Do You Find the Best Refi Deal?

Shilpi Paul | April 23rd 2012

One of our readers asked us to the find answer to this short, but complex question: How do you find the best refinancing deal? ... read »

The Credit Score Obstacle

The Credit Score Obstacle

Shilpi Paul | April 4th 2012

Having a credit score of 730 is considered to be very good in most circles, but apparently not good enough to get a home loan. ... read »

A Renter-Heavy Building Can Make Finding a Buyer Tough

A Renter-Heavy Building Can Make Finding a Buyer Tough

Shilpi Paul | March 27th 2012

An UrbanTurf reader is worried about finding a buyer for his condo given the renter-heavy nature of his building. Is he out of luck? ... read »

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Increase on April 1

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Increase on April 1

Shilpi Paul | February 29th 2012

FHA-backed loans will get a little bit pricier in about a month. ... read »

Why Interest Rates Should Be 3.4%

Why Interest Rates Should Be 3.4%

UrbanTurf Staff | February 22nd 2012

This morning, The Wall Street Journal had an intriguing article as to why long-term mortgage rates should be even lower than their already-historic... read »

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