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Last week Florida enacted a new "Power of Attorney Act" in order to protect its elderly population from exploitation. This new act states a power of attorney must be signed by the principal and two subscribing witnesses and be acknowledged by the principal before a notary public. Floridians are b...
Hello, I am in desparate need of a cheap appraisal for insurance purposes. I am in bradenton, fl , can anyone help? Thanks, Lisa Scanlon, CSA 941-447-7130
The National flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is expiring on September 30,2011 unless congress approves a temporary extension. If approved it would extend program until November 18,2011. The NFIP provides low cost flood insurance to home owners whose properties are located in an area with special f...
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the US Department of Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the real estate owned (REO) properties held by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA. This RFI is seeking to address the c...
The House Financial Services Committee is proposing an increase in FHA down payments. The current down payment for an FHA mortgage is 3.5% and they want to increase this to 5%. The FHA Rural Regulatory Improvement Act of 2011 would also prevent borrowers from rolling the closing costs into the lo...
Senators fight to restore the $88 million in funding for the housing counseling programs that were cut from the budget. This cut also includes $9 million just for reverse mortgage funding.Counseling agencies may have to increase the cost for counseling servicies and limit the number of counselors...
Avon products Now Available I am pleased to announce that I am an Independent Sales Representative for Avon. I have always liked there products from skin care to make-up, mens to kitchen gadgets, clothes and baby products and we cant forget the shoes. Its very easy to order you can call me on my ...
While reform was needed for the out of control lending environment, the government is destroying what is left in the fragile housing market with new guidelines that only seem to hurt the consumer.HUD has announced a new guideline that states if the borrower has officially disputed anything on t...
Fl next state to use E-Verify Newly appointed Governor Rick Scott ordered all state agencies to use the federal E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility for there current and prospective employees. There are now 13 states that have enacted some type of E-Verify mandate.E-Verify is ...
Va is the next state to try to tackle the Electronic Notarization issue. This new bill was passed and it allows for electronic notarizations by personnal appearance and vidoe conference. Notaries must apply for a seperate commission to become an electronic notary in VA. If the electronic notary u...