TITLE

FHA 'Should See Loan Limit Dropped by 50%'

AUTHOR(S)
Finkelstein, Brad
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Mortgage Servicing News;Sep2011, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the implications of the plan of President Barack Obama's administration to reduce the high end loan limits of the Federal Housing Administration in the U.S. based on the assessment of the George Washington University's Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis.
ACCESSION #
65285860

 

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