Dan Hartman's Blog about mortgages, real estate, and the economy in New England, and the United States, especially Rhode Island Rates, Connecticut Mortgages, Massachusetts Rate Locks, and New Hampshire Home Sales.
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Financial Education Should Start in Elementary School - That's Why I'm Bowling for Junior Achievement! As you know from my previous post, education is a very important part of my life. Between the work I do as a mortgage advisor teaching clients about their credit and mortgage options, the work ...
Combining Education with Mortgages: My Job is Much More than Just Writing Loans Education is important. Without education, income levels are lower. According to the macroeconomics textbook used in the course I'm teaching right now, in the United States, each year of education accrues a 10% averag...
Major FHA Changes Effective April 5th - Does This Mean You Should Buy Sooner? There's been a lot of discussion on this site about the upcoming changes to Federal Housing Administration loans that will be effective later this year. To recap, the reason for the changes is to strengthen the FHA insu...