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HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Federal Housing Administration Announces Guidance for Insuring Single Family Home Mortgages in Forbearance

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced a new, temporary policy that provides guidance for lenders to obtain FHA insurance endorsements on mortgages where the borrower

How to Find the Best Mortgage Insurance

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When it comes to owning a home, there is little doubt that one of the things that might keep you up at night is undergoing a natural or accidental disaster that dramatically impacts the value of your home
Insurance expert

Are there still opportunities for a “jack of all trades” insurance expert?

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Irrespective of your profession, either an underwriter, public insurance adjuster Miami, any individual working in the insurance industry requires a particular specialization to move ahead, according to a professional in the industry.
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Stay Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2019

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily

Costly Moving Mistakes to Avoid

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Moving is an involving task that requires you at your best. You don’t want to arrive at your new place with broken or damaged items. To ensure you have a seamless moving, this article looks at some of the most common moving mistakes and how to avoid them.
NAR

NAR Announces New Cyber Liability Insurance Program for Realtors®

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The National Association of Realtors® this morning announced a partnership with CyberPolicy® to deliver a new cyber liability insurance program designed to meet the unique needs of real estate professionals
Buying A House By The Beach

10 Things To Consider Before Buying A House By The Beach

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We all love going to the beach in summers. The cheerful sun, lukewarm water, and the overall scenic beauty of the seaside enthrall many. You can never say no to a trip to the beach. It is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a hectic week.
NAR

House Federal Funding Legislation Brings Certainty, Stability to Housing Market

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National Association of Realtors® president Vince Malta issued the following statement after the House of Representatives today passed a spending package funding the federal government

OCC, FDIC New CRA Reform Proposal Misses the Mark

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a proposal to reform the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)—the landmark
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Texas
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday
What is my BFE

What Is My BFE and What Does It Mean for My Home?

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What is the likelihood that you could experience dramatic flooding from storm surges or rising sea levels? Do you know? If you live near a body of water, then you need to ask, "What is my BFE?"

Tips on real estate agents insurance

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The real estate business is always tricky and quite involving. It involves buyers and sellers of property and here, there is a process that must be followed. Most sellers are not ready to go through this process and therefore decide to choose another party (an agent) who helps them in the transaction and only involving them where necessary. A real estate agent job is not an easy one and worse still, it is very risky.
FEMA

FACT SHEET: Why Should I Buy Flood Insurance?

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Flooding from the Sept. 19 tropical storm resulted in more than 10,600 flood insurance claims being filed by Texas homeowners, business owners and renters. As of Oct. 29, policyholders have been paid 40 percent
5 Services Homeowners

5 Services Homeowners Need to Know About

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Owning a home is a huge responsibility. There is no landlord responsible for fixing any problems. It’s in the owners’ hands which means keeping a house clean and maintained is up to the homeowners.  

NAIC Releases Statistical Compilation of Annual Statement Information for Property/Casualty Insurers

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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has released data on property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies. The reportis broken into three sections: Annual Statement Financial Data; State, Territory
FEMA

Don’t wait for disaster to happen: Insure your home against flood damage

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Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, and nearly every major Texas city is vulnerable to hurricanes or sits in “Flash Flood Alley,” one of the most flash flood-prone areas in the nation.
FEMA

Flooding Happens Everywhere, Protect Yourself and Your Family

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Homeowner and renter insurance policies do not cover damages incurred during flooding. To protect themselves and their family from future financial loss, Oklahomans are advised to purchase and maintain flood insurance coverage

Protect Your Goods: 6 Reasons to Hire Professional Movers For Your Relocation

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Do ever dread moving from one location to another because of the logistics involved in packing and unloading goods? Well, times have changed. Logistic companies now help individuals to move from one place to another.
Property on Airbnb

Should I Rent Out my Property on Airbnb?

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Listing property on Airbnb has become a popular way to make extra money, meet new people, and provide some freedom, but there are a few key things to think about when you are considering listing your property. It is key to know what you’re getting yourself into.
FEMA

With No Mortgage, Flood Insurance Proved to Be a Good Decision

Sarah Herring grew up in her family’s home near the bay in Port St. Joe, was married in the backyard and now owns the property mortgage-free. Hurricane Michael’s winds tore off the roof

Recent HUD Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Federal Housing Administration Announces Guidance for Insuring Single Family Home Mortgages...

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced a new, temporary policy that provides guidance for lenders to obtain FHA insurance endorsements on mortgages where the borrower

Random HUD in News

The Washington Post

Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio and housing secretary in the Obama administration, on Saturday joined the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2020