New Mortgage Rules – Getting Qualified and Ability to Repay

Under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, lenders are required to make a reasonable and good faith determination based on verified and documented information that the borrower has a reasonable ability to repay a loan. The law also established a presumption of … [Read more...]

The Federal Shutdown: A Perfect Storm for the Mortgage Market?

The recent shutdown of the federal government amplifies the dampening effects of the 2008 market crash and the recent sequestration.  There is a widespread fear that this convergence of economic forces could create a “perfect storm” that may cripple the national and local economies for the … [Read more...]

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