January 2017

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FHA Mortgage Loan Fee Cut Halted By Trump Administration

With 2017 barely underway, we are already seeing the effects of government changes on the real estate market! As one of his first actions as president, Donald Trump has suspended the fee cut on Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage loans. The premium reduction was one of the last efforts of the Obama administration, which would have taken effect on January 27th. Borrowers pay this annual premium when they take out a home loan backed by the government.

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Southern California Real Estate Forecast 2017

Southern California Real Estate Forecast 2017

Happy New Year! Along with another year comes a new set of real estate trends. Even though forecasting is risky, and sometimes end up being wrong due to variable changes, it is still important to look ahead. Southern California, in general, will see some change as new government policies take effect. That means we will see a big shift in numbers for jobs, incomes, and taxes. Not surprisingly, it will also have a huge impact on the real estate market. Luckily, we have our real estate experts, Lorraine Thielen and Linda Hahn, to give us a sneak peek on what’s to come as we enter 2017.

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