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Millennials prove their dependency on FHA loans is shrinking

Posted by   /  August 11, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Kelsey Ramirez | Housing Wire The youngest generation of homebuyers is depending less on loans from the Federal Housing Administration, according to the monthly Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker report. Millennials, defined as the generation born from the early 1980s to mid 1990s, are entering the housing market as first time buyers, and the latest […]

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HUD Secretary: FHA is exploring alternative credit scoring for mortgage borrowers

Posted by   /  April 3, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Samantha Guzman | MReport HUD secretary Julian Castro said the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is exploring alternative credit scoring models, in a discussion with a diverse group of housing industry stakeholders. The event sought to discuss how alternative credit scoring models could expand access to mortgage credit for responsible borrowers who may have thin […]

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U.S. Rep. to housing chief: You’re in violation of the law

Posted by   /  February 12, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Vicki Needham | The Hill The nation’s top housing official on Wednesday tried to reassure concerned House Republicans that his latest policy moves will bolster the long-term financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Republicans grilled Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary Julian Castro during a House hearing about his recent decision to […]

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HUD Secretary: No further FHA fee reductions under consideration

Posted by   /  January 14, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Ben Lane | HousingWire Lest anyone think that last week’s announcement that the Federal Housing Administration will cut its annual mortgage insurance premiums was a harbinger of more cuts to FHA fees, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro told a crowd in Washington, D.C. that no further FHA fee reductions […]

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