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- What every home buyer should know about closing costs. Wasserman, Sol M. // Westchester County Business Journal;9/26/94, Vol. 33 Issue 39, pS8
Discusses some of the closing costs that home buyers need to budget for. Includes points; Discount or origination fees; Appraisal fees; Survey; Credit report; Title report and title insurance; Legal fees for lender's lawyers; Insurance; Mortgage tax; Escrow for future taxes and insurance;...
- New Digs. // Scholastic Math;9/21/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p5
A quiz about the costs involved in purchasing a house is presented.
- FORM: HUD-1 Settlement Statement Required 1/2010. Schroeder, Alayna; Bray, Ilona; Stewart, Marcia // Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home;2010, pF22
A form showing a statement of actual settlement costs in house buying is presented which appears in the book "Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home."
- FORM: HUD-1 Settlement Statement Effective Until 1/2010. Schroeder, Alayna; Bray, Ilona; Stewart, Marcia // Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home;2010, pW29
A worksheet regarding actual settlement costs involving the house buyer, house seller and broker is presented which appears in the book "Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home."
- FHA Seller Ruling Could Favor Flexibility. Sichelman, Lew // American Banker;9/17/2010, Vol. 175 Issue F336, p11
The article discusses a proposal by the U.S. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to reduce the maximum share of a buyer's closing costs that sellers can pay.
- Smaller Portions. Hewitt, Janet Reilley // Mortgage Banking;Nov2008, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association on total origination volume in 2009 in the U.S. The forecast states that total origination volume in 2009 will decrease to $1.67 trillion, down from $1.86 trillion in 2008. It is discussed that both of those numbers are...
- A missed opportunity for change. Bien, Melanie // Mortgage Strategy;10/10/2005, p54
Focuses on concerns over the revamped Homebuy scheme for shared ownership in Great Britain. Complexity with the introduction of new products and varying legal models added to the other versions; Failure of materializing the overhaul of shared ownership; Question of its sustainability and...
- Preparing to close? Edler III, Walter // Fort Worth Business Press;3/26/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p11
Presents tips on closing a home purchasing deal. Loan selection; Determination of the closing costs; Inquiry on additional fees; Review of the paperwork.
- CLOSING COSTS: WHAT'S NEGOTIABLE. Caplin, Joan; Feldman, Judy; Gibbs, Lisa; Lee, Jeanne; McGirt, Ellen; Saha, Aparajita; Weisser, Cybele // Money;Jun2003, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p103
Closing costs are notoriously tough to compare, and 'good-faith estimates' are often anything but. One-time fees -- the lender's attorney fees, document-preparation fees, the appraisal and the title search -- are on the table. Shifting certain closing costs such as the appraisal, underwriting...