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Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • Don’t Miss the Recall

    Don’t Miss the Recall

    Occasionally, you hear about an important recall on a product you have and you take care of it immediately. However, if you were to miss such a notice, it could put you or your family in jeopardy. You can subscribe to the U.S. government's service to n...
    Written by InTouch
  • When Mortgage Debt is Cancelled

    When Mortgage Debt is Cancelled

    The Mortgage Forgiveness Relief Act of 2007 was passed by Congress to avoid additional financial hardship that some homeowners might experience due to a foreclosure or short sale. The law affects mortgage relief that occurs from January 1, 2007 to Dece...
    Written by InTouch
  • Another Indication

    Another Indication

    The Housing Affordability Index was developed over thirty years ago to help consumers determine when it is a good time to buy a home. It's considered advantageous to the buyer when the index is over 100 because a median income family can qualify for a ...
    Written by InTouch
  • FHA Fees Going Up April 1st

    FHA Fees Going Up April 1st

    FHA has raised the annual Mortgage Insurance Premium to 1.25% beginning April 1st.  MIP is required on all FHA loans and used to fund losses by lenders for borrowers who default on their mortgages.  As of June 1st, FHA loans in excess of the ...
    Written by InTouch

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