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With interest rates at historic lows, many homeowners are considering refinancing. One question that seems to come up often is, should I pay closing costs or not? Here is a list of options to consider when looking at refinancing. Each option has it's benefits, so there's no one size fits all answ...
FNMA DU PLUS REFI / FHLMC RELIEF REFI PROGRAM With interest rates near historic lows, interest rates for the Making Home Affordable Program are still running under 5%.   These programs have several layers of guidelines that makes a phone call a necessity to find out the exact rate and fee for yo...
Looking to buy a HUD home in Tacoma with the $100 Down Program?  Let's get started with a free pre-approval and answer any questions you may have about this unique program.  Also, need a referral for a great real etate agent in Tacoma, let me know and I can refer you to some of top agents in Pier...
Missed the boat on the $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit?  With the recent in drop in FHA mortgage rates to 4.50% (4.651% apr) you have approximately $14,000-$20,000 more buying power today than you did last month when the tax credit was available.  So just because you missed the first time...
With the recent turmoil in the financial markets, mortgage rates have dropped to some of the best levels we have seen in 2010.  We are seeing an increased demand from homeowners seeking to reduce the interest rates on their current mortgage and many are taking advantage of our no cost refinance o...
Tacoma Down Payment Assistance Program Suspended 1/29   The City of Tacoma/Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority REGULAR Down Payment Assistance program was suspended as of January 29, 2010 until further notice due to lack of funds. We hope to obtain more funding by fall, 2010.  However, the n...
Generally, the borrower must make a cash investment of at least 3.5 percent of the contract sales price as required by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Detailed instructions for determining the minimum investment for an FHA insured mortgage are available in Mortgagee Letter 08-23 fo...

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