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By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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For the second time this year, the FHA is modifying mortgage insurance. Beginning with FHA case numbers issued on or after October 4, 2010, the FHA is changing its upfront and annual mortgage insurance premium structure. Under the new terms, assuming a 30-year fixed rate FHA mortgage with at leas...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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For the second time this year, the FHA is modifying mortgage insurance. Beginning with FHA case numbers issued on or after October 4, 2010, the FHA is changing its u...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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For the second time this year, the FHA is modifying mortgage insurance. Beginning with FHA case numbers issued on or after October 4, 2010, the FHA is changing its u...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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Foreclosure filings rose 4 percent nationwide last month versus June, according to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.com. For the 17th straight month, total filings topped 300,000. A foreclosure filing is defined as default notice, scheduled auction, or bank repossession. As with most months, ...

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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Orlando real estate market statistics for the month ending July 2010 have been released by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association.  Here is a direct link to the detailed report . Below is a breakdown of these numbers. This covers Orange County & Seminole County, including the cities of Orlando,...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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Today, in its first meeting in 6 weeks, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-to-1 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged.  The Fed Fund Rate remains at a historical low, within a prescribed target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. In its press release, the FOMC said that,......   Read the COMPLET...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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The Federal Open Market Committee holds a one-day meeting today, its fifth scheduled meeting of the year, and sixth overall since January. The FOMC is the government's monetary policy-setting arm and the group's primary tool for that purpose is an interest rate called the Fed Funds Rate.  The Fed...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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Just because the expiration date has passed, that doesn't mean that the food is spoiled. It's a deep-seated misconception that results in the average American household wasting 14% of all food purchases. The estimated cost of...... Read the COMPLETE BLOG POST HERE: Are You Throwing Out Food Befor...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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According the Federal Home Finance Agency's Home Price Index, home values are now off just 12.5 percent from their April 2007 peak nationwide.  This, after a half-percent monthly increase in prices in May, on average. Given the state of the market since April 2007, the Home Price Index results a...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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Mortgage rates have been falling since April but that momentum could reverse tomorrow. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the July jobs report at 8:30 A.M. ET Friday. With a stronger-than-expected reading, mortgage rates should rise, harming home affordability in Florida. Jobs are a.......  ...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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The Pending Home Sales Index failed to rebound from a cliff-dive in May, falling by another 3 percent more in June.  The index remains at record-low levels. A "pending home sale" is a home under contract to sell, but not yet closed. The data is culled from local real estate associations and large...

By Richard Shuman, Real Estate Broker - Orlando Area - Love Referrals
(The Only B.S. I Have is from the University of Massachusetts)
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Florida Wholesale Realty Corp - New State of the Art Facility in Altamonte Springs - Covering most of Central Florida including Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Lake, Polk & Volusia County, 860 North S.R. 434 Suite 1005 Altamonte Springs FL 32714 Full Service Residential Real Estate Company - Agents av...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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The fiscal responsibility of a homeowner -- in Lake Mary and everywhere else -- extends beyond the mortgage's basic principal and interest repayments. Homeowners are also responsible for the real estate taxes on the home and its insurance premiums, too. Failure to pay taxes can lead to......   Re...

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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Summer is in full swing and with it so many of the great summer deals.  July, as with most summers, was prime time selling season.  Check out a few of these great Central Florida real estate deals that closed last month.                  North Lane                               Magellan Drive    ...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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This week marks the start of August, a popular vacation month for Americans. Maybe you're among the many in Lake Mary that will leave town for a few days -- or a few weeks.  But, before you leave your home, make sure you don't leave clues for......   Read the COMPLETE BLOG POST HERE: Ex-Burglars...

By Richard Shuman, Real Estate Broker - Orlando Area - Love Referrals
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Richard Shuman is now part of two great companies, FLORIDA WHOLESALE REALTY Corp and visit www.SKIPtheBULL.com for all you real estate and mortgage needs in Central Florida. Mortgages available throughout Florida. We are available 7 days a week to help you purchase, sell, finance or refinance a h...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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No doubt you've heard that mortgage rates are low. They're lower than they've ever been in history.  The news is everywhere. Just check out some of.......   Read the COMPLETE BLOG POST HERE: 30-Year Mortgage Rates Make New Lows, But Look Ready To Spike  

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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For the second consecutive month, U.S. consumer confidence is plunging. July's official reading is its lowest since July of last year and the figures run in stark contrast to just two months ago, when the index touched a multi-year high. According to The Conference Board, July's figures are refle...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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Standard & Poors released its Case-Shiller Index Tuesday. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, between April and May 2010, home prices rose in 19 of Case-Shiller's 20 tracked markets.  It's the second straight month of strong Case-Shiller findings. Also, May's numbers are a........   Read the COMPLET...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
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After a down month in May, the sales of newly-built homes appears back on track. As published by the Census Bureau, June's New Home Sales report showed: A 24 percent sales volume increase from the month prior A 2-month drop in the supply of newly-built home There are now just 210,000 new homes f...

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