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February 21, 2014

Delays in Closings are Common on Purchase Mortgages With MI, FHA Loans

By Brandon Ivey

According to responses from real estate agents involved in 1,401 transactions in January, some 45 percent of purchase mortgages with private MI experienced a delayed closing. And 42 percent of FHA purchase mortgages experienced a delay in closing.

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HUD has announced a 25 basis point cut in FHA premiums, which is slated to take effect in late January. Is your lending shop for or against a cut in FHA premiums?

For. It should help lending volumes.
Against. The private MI sector should take on this risk, not the government.
Too early to say.
I believe the new White House may scuttle the idea so it doesn’t matter.

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