2009 Archive Mortgage News
Past News, Articles, and Information
Past articles about the Austin, Texas mortgage and National real estate markets. Information about past real estate news in Austin as well as Austin mortgage news of the past.
Housing Affordability Hovers Near Highest Level In 18 Years – Houses are the cheapest they’ve been since 1991. Bolstered by affordable interest rates and low prices, nationwide housing affordability during the second quarter of 2009 continued to hover near its highest level since the series began 18 years ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders (Aug. 19, 2009). You have the financial opportunity of a lifetime.
TDHCA 90-Day DPA – $8,000 First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit – TDHCA 90-Day DPA – $8,000 First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit for Down-Payment and Closing Costs – A matter-of-fact, easy to understand article from Prime Lending Austin about the new stimulus plan and first-time homebuyer tax credit. Answers the question: who qualifies for the credit programs? What are the credit amounts Do I have to repay the credits? Will I have to claim the stimulus plan homeowner tax credits on my taxes? Where can I get more information about the New Stimulus Plan and First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credits?