Category Archives: Austin Mortgage News

Austin Mortgage News includes the latest information about the Austin Mortgage Market and Real Estate Austin, Texas. Current articles, original research, discussions, and marketing opportunities in the greater Austin, TX area. including but not limited to: Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Georgetown, and Kyle.

Leaman Team – Now Hiring 2 Experienced Loan Processors

Leaman Team Hiring Mortgage Processors – Austin Loan Processor Job – PrimeLending Now Hiring – Great communication, fun, tight-nit Austin mortgage team and an incredible work environment. Team’s Set-Up Specialist ensures files are complete and ready for our loan processors. Our team is extremely organized with efficient processes. Expert lending team – loan officers are experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly. Continue reading

FHA Increases MIP April 2012

FHA Increases MIP April 2012 – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced that a new premium structure for FHA-insured single family mortgage loans will go into effect April 1st and June 1st. The new premium structure was developed to bolster capital reserves and protect FHA’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund. Continue reading

Condos Round Rock, TX – The Retreat at Towne Centre

Condos Round Rock, Texas – Introducing The Retreat at Town Centre offers all the benefits and amenities of an urban, high-end condo in a peaceful setting. Within walking distance to Dell, shops, and businesses, The Retreat is close to everywhere you want to be. Continue reading

How will my mortgage be impacted if the government runs out of funding at midnight on Friday?

Question: How will my mortgage be impacted if the government runs out of funding at midnight on Friday? Answer: Essential military, Homeland Security, Boarder Patrol, Air Traffic Control, Federal Prisons, and the Post Service, which is self-funded, will continue to operate as normal. However, approximately 800,000 Federal employees would be furloughed, shutting down FHA, VA, and USDA just to name a few. Continue reading

Ways To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

The financial situation that the world is facing these days many people are trying to find a way to save, save, save. To save more money it is a great idea to make your home energy efficient. Your monthly hydro bill will be decreased if you make your home energy efficient. Continue reading

Mortgage Insurance (MI) Tax Deductible Through 2011

The government extended mortgage Insurance (MI) tax deductibility through December 31, 2011. As a result, you can deduct MI premiums from your income taxes. What’s more, MI can be canceled once you build enough equity in your home. 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

Today, HUD has announced their intention to make guideline changes for loan terms greater than 15 years

Today, HUD has announced their intention to make the following guideline changes for loan terms greater than 15 years. How are HUD Guidelines Changing? When Do Policy Changes Take Effect? How Will These Changes Effect Borrowers? Continue reading

Kiplinger’s Names Austin #1 Best City for the Next Decade

From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, July 2010. Kiplinger’s Names Austin #1 Best City for the Next Decade. They’re prosperous, innovative, and they’ll generate plenty of jobs, too. Continue reading

Austin, Texas to serve as the host city of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™ for years 2012 through 2021

Austin, Texas to serve as the host city of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™ for years 2012 through 2021. Where will the Formula 1 Track be built in Austin, TX? A track site is not disclosed at this time. Continue reading