When can I buy a new home?
The calls are coming in from former short sale homeowners that now want to reenter the housing market. The rumor that FHA will finance homes immediately after a short sale is as likely as Lindsay Lohan staying out of jail. FHA Mortgagee Letter 09-52, is very specific on their guidelines (I know, it shocked me, too, a government mandate that is clear and concise).
It’s official. Our government is slowing killing the Arizona housing market.
President Obama torpedoed the already distressed home financing industry by announcing the gradual raising of down payments to a minimum of 10% on conventional loans. He touted a 2009 survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis that reported…