NAR applauds FICO update

 · The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show that the main reason why non-homeowners do not own their own homes is because they believe that […]

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NAR applauds the Senators continued efforts to ensure that housing is affordable, and to promote the use of energy efficient products and materials as a means keep housing costs reasonable.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged five financial regulators with a review of the Volcker rule during a meeting of the Financial. The House of Representative reopened an issue related to the.

Coincidentally the Wall Street Journal published a story about how the industry is questioning FICO’s reign on all underwriting decisions. much to the glee of real estate agents, builders, and NAR.

Greater Chattanooga Realtors, Chattanooga, Tennessee. 2.3K likes.. NAR recently posted this important update regarding affordable housing laws. NAR Applauds Administration’s Actions to increase americans’ access to Affordable Housing.

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The monthly update to the NAR Housing Affordability Index gets released Thursday. 3) The Index fails to consider FICO scores. Beyond the total amount of debt, the next flaw in the index is the FICO.

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The 2019 Aspiring Home Buyers Profile recently released by the National Association of Realtors revealed that 84% of non-owners want to own a home in the.