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Mortgage Loan Limits

Mortgage Loan Limits

NAR supports retaining the current GSE and FHA loan limits to provide access to mortgage credit in all markets in all economic times.

  • REALTOR® Magazine's look at Tuesday's election results from the presidential campaign to the successes of NAR-backed candidates.

  • Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney released a 6-page white paper on housing policy, but he did not include specifics on how his administration would tackle the five areas he's targeted for action.

  • Some positive news from FHA today on its condo financing rules, with more changes expected to come in the near future.

  • President Obama is expected to soon sign a bill that will reinstate the higher VA loan limits, and will make the VA ARM programs permanent.

  • The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) President Moe Veissi sent a letter to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinski asking the agency to offer a Veterans Renovation Pilot Program similar to the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) 203(k) Program.

  • NAR, in coalition with the Mortgage Bankers and Home Builders, sent a letter to Congress urging them to make the VA ARM programs permanent.

  • Federal and state officials negotiating with major banks on a settlement over allegedly improper foreclosures have given state attorneys general until Feb. 3 to opt in to a potential deal. The number of states participating could affect the value of the deal or whether an accord is even reached.

  • The National Association of Realtors® commends Congress for reinstating the loan limit formula and maximum cap for Federal Housing Administration-insured loans for two years.

  • Realtors® stand ready to protect and defend opportunities for homeownership, and many of them have gathered here at the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo to prepare for the challenges ahead.

  • As Congress and the Administration consider reforms to the nation's mortgage finance system, NAR is advocating on behalf of REALTORS® and consumers to ensure an efficient and adequately regulated secondary mortgage market—a new system that involves some government presence and provides homebuyers with access to affordable, sustainable mortgages. As part of that effort, NAR placed...

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