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What the Fed Funds Rate Increase Means for Your Homebuying Experience

The Federal Reserve announced a change to the rate from 1.50% to 1.75%, in March 2018. The rate is also projected to…

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FHFA Announces Increase to Conforming Loan Limits for One-Unit Properties in 2018

Just last year, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced an increase in conforming loan limits for both one-unit and multi-unit homes.…

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First-time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Amendment Act

Attention First-Time D.C. Homebuyers: The Reduced Recordation Tax Incentive Goes into Effect This October Starting October 1, 2017, first-time homebuyers in the…

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Tougher Reverse Mortgage Rules: What You Need to Know

If you’re 62 or older and own the house that you currently live in outright or almost entirely, a reverse mortgage lets…

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Why 2017 Is a Good Time to Buy a House in the DC Metro Area

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home in the DC metro area, 2017 might be the right time to apply for…

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FHFA Announces Increase to Conforming Loan Limits

Last month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced an increase in conforming loan limits. The change to conforming loan limits may…

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How the Update to ‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule Will Benefit Homebuyers

Last October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ‘Know Before You Owe’ initiative went into effect with the goal of promoting greater transparency…

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Now You Can Save Even More Money With the USDA Loan

A USDA Loan offers 100% financing of a home and closing costs! In essence, the USDA loan may allow you to bring…

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FHA Works to Bring First-Time, Millennial Home Buyers to Market

The Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) recent decision to reduce private mortgage insurance may be having its desired effect: encouraging millennials to get…

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