All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Real Estate' (44)

Hidden Medical Debt Trips Up Homeowners

(The Wall Street Journal )

Well-qualified borrowers with good loan-to-value ratios and steady employment are increasingly finding it difficult to refinance because of medical billing mistakes impacting their credit reports and scores, according to mortgage bankers and real estate agents.

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• Nearly 14 million Americans have errors on their credit report due to medical collections, according to the Commonwealth Fund, a non-profit…

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Added by Gina Garcia on December 16, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Deficit Plan Wins Backers

(The Wall Street Journal)

In February, the White House created the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to examine how the country spends money and collects taxes. The commission also was tasked with creating a proposal that would cut the federal budget deficit.

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• The deficit commission’s proposal was released to the public this week and calls for cutting the federal debt by $4 trillion through 2020 by upending many tax and… Continue

Added by Gina Garcia on December 2, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments

California Realtors Offer Mortgage Assistance for Unemployed

(DS News)

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) recently launched a new program that allows home sellers to purchase mortgage protection coverage and offer it as an additional incentive to home buyers who purchase their home.

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• The “Home Payment Protection Program” (HPPP) is available through California REALTORS® who offer it to sellers at the time the property is listed. HPPP is optional, is paid for by the seller, and costs… Continue

Added by Gina Garcia on November 26, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Refinancing now could be better than waiting for mortgage rates to drop further

(Los Angeles Times)

Mortgage rates on 30-year, fixed rate loans are hovering near the lowest level on record since 1951. While some home buyers are putting their home purchases on hold hoping rates will go even lower, many industry experts are advising homeowners with rates in the upper 4 percent range to refinance.

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• Homeowners with rates in the upper four percent range are likely to benefit from refinancing, according to… Continue

Added by Gina Garcia on November 20, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

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