12 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

Buying a home

As the housing market and economy continue to strengthen, many folks feel they are back on their feet and are looking to buy their first home.  The price for renting a home continues to increase as well, adding urgency to many young adults. Understanding the Home Buying Process Buying your first home is an intimidating process.  Not only is this uncharted territory, this is usually the largest financial purchase you will make in your lifetime.  Plus, there are a lot of moving parts including finding a home, making the offer,…

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Federal Housing Finance Agency reveals strategy to boost business

The Paragon Report has now been released, providing an analysis of the opportunities for investment in the property and casualty insurance industry as well as MGIC Investment Corporation and Radian Group , Inc. equity research. Earlier in September, the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Edward DeMarco, gave a number of different explanations of the ways in which there would be changes to the conservatorship of the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs). Some of those changes included a new method for decreasing the exposure to long-term risk by…

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