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HUD secretary: Tax credit can be used as a down payment   The $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit keeps getting better. On May 11, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, announced to attendees of the National Association of REALTORS® Midyear conf...
05/28/2009
Foreclosure scams are destructive, deceptive, and devastating to families who are fighting to survive. We have families on the edge of foreclosure that are being offered relief too good to be true, and we at HUD will take every possible measure to educate and protect consumers and homeowners, bri...
04/08/2009
The Utah State Legislature passed a bill last week that will provide $6000 grants to buyers of newly constructed, never-occupied homes. The program, called "Home Run," will be immediately available to buyers who finance a recently constructed home with a 30-year fixed rate mortgage and meet other...
03/19/2009
The Utah State Senate OK'd a bill that would allow buyers of new construction homes to get a $6,000 grant towards the purchase of a New Construction home. There is a surplus of homes for sale in Utah, and a good portion of these are new construction. The idea is to help get rid of this inventory ...
03/17/2009
The Utah Senate has approved a proposal to give buyers of newly built homes a $6,000 down-payment grant using funds from the federal economic stimulus package. Senate Bill 260, sponsored by Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, aims to stimulate sales from an excess inventory of new homes on the mark...
03/17/2009
The "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," passed the House and Senate on Friday, February 13,2009(edited)The President did sign this bill on Feb. 17th.   The new bill provides for a $8,000 tax credit that would be available to first-time home buyers for the purchase of a principal re...
03/15/2009
Enhanced tax credit provides $8,000 incentive to first-time buyers $8,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit at a Glance The tax credit is for first-time home buyers only. The tax credit does not have to be repaid. The tax credit is equal to 10 percent of the home's purchase price up to a maximum of $8,000. T...
03/14/2009
Wasatch Mortgage is proud to annouce that FHAUTAH.COM is now online! We feel like it is important to provide Utah with all FHA updates that apply directly to our community.  Now there is one site that will post any applicable FHA updates!  What you will find: New FHA Limits. New FHA lending guide...
03/14/2009
You've made up your mind that you are definitely moving to Costa Rica...you are sitting in a coffee shop and a young Costa Rican man approaches you , and , in broken English, informs you that his Uncle is selling a property "with a gorgeous view' and at "a really low price." He then explains that...
12/16/2008
  For sure it is safer to buy and own property in Costa Rica than in other Central American countries. And the legal system offers a great foundation to property owners. Big or small problem, reality does not allow to wave away that fraud exists. Here's a summary of what I found in the Nacion: Th...
12/16/2008
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