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Understand mortgage fraud to avoid it

Mortgage fraud investigations have skyrocketed since the financial crisis began in 2008, and a recent report released by the FBI’s white collar crimes division indicates the number of investigations has steadily increased in the years...

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Assumption advantage on the FHA loan

In addition to a low interest rate and a reduced required down payment, the FHA loan offers today’s homebuyers another little-noticed advantage over the conventional/conforming loans. Unlike most conventional loans, FHA loans are assumable...

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Releasing a mortgage lien

A lien is a legal claim against property that must be satisfied when the property is sold. The lien provides notice that the bank has a secured interest in the property and guarantees the bank that the property cannot be sold or transferred...

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