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Is Finding a New Home Your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s almost the start of a new year – the perfect time to make new resolutions or goals for your future! The new year is the best opportunity to get a fresh start by finding a brand-new home. It may seem like a big change, but it’s a great step toward achieving the lifestyle you’ve dreamt about. Not sure how to[...]

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FHA Loan Limits Increased for 2022

FHA Multifamiliy Housing Loan Limits FHA loan limits for multifamily housing in 2022 have increased. The Federal Housing Administration announced that the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will be $78 billion for each -- a combined total of $156 billion to support the multifamily market. The 2022 caps, which increased from $70 billion for each[...]

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Mortgage Interest Rates Are Rising

At MarketNsight's December 9, 2021 MarketWatch, David Godwin, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Bank South Mortgage was asked, "What is going to happen to interest rates in 2022?"  His response was, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the National Association of Realtors and the Georgia Bankers Association are all showing a slight uptick in mortgage rates for 2022. Godwin makes[...]

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Updates on FICO Scores, FHA Student Loan Guidelines

Eric Glick, regional sales manager with New American Funding, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show to discuss the new FICO score program, updated FHA regulations and millennial homebuyers. Glick joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the All About Real Estate segment. New American Funding is a home loan and mortgage assistance company founded in 2002 that offers a[...]

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First Step to Buying a New Home

Buying a new home can be a confusing process. New American Funding’s new Home Buyers Guide was featured on an episode of Atlanta’s Best New Homes TV. This guide makes the homebuying process easier for all potential new homebuyers in the market. Kim Arrington with New American Funding explains that often the process of buying a home can be incredibly[...]

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Krewson Discusses Upcoming Davidson Homes Developments

Brad Krewson, Marketing Manager for Davidson Homes, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum podcast to discuss exciting opportunities in the metro Atlanta real estate market and upcoming 2022 developments. Krewson joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the All About Real Estate segment. Krewson has been a part of the homebuilding industry since 2015 when he was employed with Century Communities,[...]

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Kim Arrington Educates Homebuyers to be Mortgage Ready

Kim Arrington, Branch Manager of the New American Funding metro Atlanta office, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum podcast to discuss educating homebuyers on being mortgage ready and new diversity initiatives, highlighting the New American Dream Initiative. She joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the All About Real Estate segment. Arrington has a great passion for helping homeowners find[...]

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Millennials: First Comes Love, Then Comes MORTGAGE

Tired of rising rental costs and national student debt averaging $36,635 per individual, Millennials (those aged 25 to 40) are trading their apartments and condos for a home of their own. Millennials place greater emphasis on home buying and investing when in a serious relationship, waiting to tie the knot in their thirties versus previous generations who commonly married in[...]