FHA Loans – They Are a Changin’

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Buyers looking to secure FHA financing may wish to take heed of changes coming into effect that will affect their monthly mortgage payment. HUD has announced that it will reduce the up front mortgage insurance premium from 2.20% to 1.00%, while at the same time increasing the monthly premium from .055% to 0.85%% – 0.90% […]

Annapolis, MD Real Estate – 10 Reasons to Buy A Home Now

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  Interest Rates –Interest rates are near historic lows. Low interest rates increase the affordability of housing by allowing a qualified buyer to purchase a higher price home or by making the monthly payment lower.  Tax deductions – the United States tax code allows an interest and property tax deduction for homeowner/taxpayers. Affordability Index – […]

Coldwell Banker Market Action Reports

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May 2010 Market Action Reports Click on the County of interest below: Anne Arundel Queen Anne Talbot With the end of the home buyer tax credits, industry experts predict an adjustment period for the market due to the accelerated sales due to the tax credit. Sales are expected to slow and then rebound as pent […]

2010 Home Buyer Tax Credits – Alert

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The Bay Homes – Annapolis, MD Real Estate Blog Mortgage lenders facing increased regulation and revised paperwork required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are advising potential home buyers that time is running short for the home buyer tax credits. FAQ – 1st Time Home Buyers Qualified 1st time home buyers […]

Waiting to Buy Could Prove Costly for 1st-Time Home Buyers

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Waiting a few extra days or weeks to purchase a home this spring could cost buyers thousands of extra dollars as the office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implements several changes for loans guaranteed by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA). Coming just weeks before the April 30 deadline for the Home Buyer Tax Credit […]

Is Your Neighborhood Car Dependent?

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A new website offers you a chance to rate your current neighborhood or a neighborhood that you’re considering for its car dependence.  WalkScore.com allows you to score an address for its walk-ability. Just enter the address and press enter and WalkScore.com will score the address for walk-ability and convenience to businesses, schools, libraries, restaurants, etc.. […]