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Rental scam uncovered

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 11:40 pm

By Katy Stech (Contact) Stephanie Wilson-Hartzog, property manager with Carolina One Real Estate, found a fraudulent listing on Craigslist for one the

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REAL FINANCE and MONEY MIND: Loan modifications and refinancing

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 11:39 pm

For these purposes, anyone with a mortgage from Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac qualifies automatically. This can entitle you to interest as low as 2% with all the lender's losses covered by the government and represents an excellent deal if

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The Conservative Article Annals: Bush Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 11:39 pm

Barney Frank got campaign money from Fannie Mae before it imploded, despite the fact he was charged with regulating the quasi-governmental agency — which at one time hired his boyfriend as a top executive. Former Rep.

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Home Prices Fall in First Quarter; Pace of Decline Lessens 

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 11:39 pm

The purchase-only HPI, calculated using home sales price information from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-acquired mortgages, was 0.5% lower on a seasonally-adjusted basis in the first quarter than in the fourth quarter of 2008.

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MELTDOWN by Thomas E. Woods Book Review « Stop Socialism Now

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 pm

In Meltdown, Woods explains how government intervention in the economy — from the Democratic hobby horse called Fannie Mae to affirmative action programs like the Community Redevelopment Act — actually caused the housing bubble.

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David Frum: Galbraith's view on the greatest of crashes – Full Comment

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 pm

Ignored: repeated warnings that, if Congress did not rein in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, there would be a massive default with huge losses to the taxpayers and systemic effects on the economy. The long-standing — and deeply flawed

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We Never Learn — Manhattan Real Estate: New York City Real Estate Tips

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 pm

I have a mortgage of $332000 through Wells Fargo and Fannie Mae. At the time of the purchase, my monthly income was $4000. Since then I have lost a job and a got a new one which pays me $2600 monthly.

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Can I use Obamas Mortgage Refinance or Modification Plan 

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 3:29 pm

Homeowners who happen to have a mortgage financed or insured by either Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae are automatically eligible to take advantage and lock in the Government backed fixed 4% home loan interest rate.

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Big Government: $1M MORTGAGE BUYBACKS SEEN, Dugan vs. Bair, Bad 

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 3:29 pm

$1M MORTGAGE BUYBACKS SEEN – Smart-money investors are betting that the Obama administration will start leaning more on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to kick-start the housing market by giving them the OK to buy mortgages worth up to $1

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What does a hi credit score REALLY get you in a Mo – Zillow Advice

In Real Estate on May 31, 2009 at 3:29 pm

Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now have many 'Risk base pricing' adjustments which apply to all loans. Are you refinancing and taking cash out or paying of a second mortgage? Is your loan amount conforming (Under $417000.00) ?

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