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More good news: Home sales up again in Birmingham.

The pattern of increased home sales in the Birmingham area continued in October, with 938 homes being sold in the Birmingham metro area. That’s exactly 100 more homes than were sold in the metro area in October 2012. The average … Continue reading

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Some good news about the shutdown? Lower rates may stick around.

That’s according to an article in Bloomberg. While rates ticked up this summer, they’ve floated back down a bit in the last few weeks. And the uncertainty of the shutdown in Washington, along with the lack of a federal jobs … Continue reading

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Forbes’ excellent explanation of the mortgage loan process.

In a recent issue of Forbes, writer Mark Greene illustrates in enlightening fashion the realities of getting approved for a mortgage loan in 2012. It’s one of the clearest explanations we’ve seen about why the process of getting a loan … Continue reading

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Good news for many FHA borrowers who want to refinance.

New guidelines have lowered the fees on many of these federal loans. The changes drop the cost of refinancing for millions of homeowners. Not all mortgages are eligible, but if yours is, the savings could be substantial. To read more … Continue reading

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