Monthly Archives: September 2010

USDA Rural Housing program will operate under Continuing Resolution authorization until the Agricultural Appropriations budget is finalized

At the start of the new fiscal year(tomorrow), it appears the USDA Rural Housing program will operate under Continuing Resolution authorization until the Agricultural Appropriations budget is finalized. This frequently happens at the start of the new fiscal year when the House and Senate don’t finalize the budget prior to year end. Continue reading

4401 Speedway #100 – MLS# 9117013 – Cozy Condo for Sale in Austin!! Austin, TX 78751

Property pictures, virtual tour, Austin mortgage information, schools, city demographics and more for 4401 Speedway #100, Austin, TX 78751 MLS# 9117013. Continue reading

How to Grow Your Business – Find One Extra Hour a Day

Summer’s over, so it’s back to school for the kids and back to business for the rest of us. As you take a look at what lies ahead, it’s easy to come to the conclusion there simply isn’t enough time to get everything you want accomplished. You can’t squeeze one more day out of the week or one more week out of the year, but you can find an extra hour each day without much trouble at all. Continue reading

Auction Update: 7-yr note auction draws 1.890%

Auction Update: 7-yr note auction draws 1.890%. Sees a 3.04 bid to cover (10-auction average of 2.84) and indirect bidders taking down 50.2%. Best bid to cover since 7-yr was brought back in Q1 2009. Pretty solid auction -Treasuries and mortgages are regaining some of the ground lost during the morning trading. Continue reading

2105 Glendale Place, Austin, Tx 78704 – MLS# 2285673

Property pictures, virtual tour, Austin mortgage information, schools, city demographics and more for 2105 Glendale Place, Austin, Tx 78704, MLS# 2285673. Continue reading

Today there will be a vote in the House on the Fair Trade Act which basically will designate China as a currency manipulator

Today there will be a vote in the House on the Fair Trade Act which basically will designate China as a currency manipulator. The next step is for the bill to be sent to the Senate. It is not expected to pass in the Senate, at least before the November 2 elections and the November G-20 meeting (Korea Nov 11-12). Continue reading

Austin Mortgage – Do’s and Don’ts During the Mortgage Process

The following Austin mortgage “Do’s” and “Don’ts” are essential to closing your loan on-time, without problems. Please read carefully and call or email Max Leaman if you have questions: (512) 293-1239. If another lender has you in a bind, Max Leaman can fix the situation quickly. Max Leaman provides residential mortgage loans in most states. Continue reading

Article by Zillow Mortgage Marketplace states 29% of potential borrows do not qualify for a home loan due to FICO score below 620

Interesting article by Zillow Mortgage Marketplace today stating that 29% of potential borrows do not qualify for a home loan. Biggest reason, ficos below 620. Continue reading

New FHA MIP Fee Changes Take Effect October 4th

FHA will make the premium fee changes on all new case numbers effective October 4, 2010. (In order to avoid the Annual MIP increase, your buyers will need an FHA case number assigned before October 4th.) Continue reading

Halloween in Austin 2010

Halloween in Austin 2010 – Family Fun, Pumpkin Patches, Ghost Tours, Hayrides, Costume Contests and more in the greater Austin, Georgetown, Round Rock, Lake Travis, Westlake, TX area! Evergreen Farms Pumpkin Hunt, Ausin Ghost Tours, Austin Ghost Tours, Halloween Symphony Concert, Round Rock Fall Fun Festival, Boo at the Austin Zoo, Ladybird Wildflower Center Halloween Fun, Murder Mystery on Cedar Park TX Bertram Flyer, Harvest of Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farms in Marble Falls TX, and the Jersey Barnyard pumpkin fun! Continue reading