KENNETH R. HARNEY: Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of home buyers

It has zoomed from barely a 3 percent market share to nearly 30 percent of home purchase loans. FHA as an option for first-time buyers." A 5 percent standard would reduce volume, he says, but not.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of homebuyers. Published: Sat, said documentation is still a big deal for most lenders reaching out to home buyers who are marginal credit risks.

efforts to stimulate mortgage lending, encourage home buying, and lower mortgage. Indeed, larger Hispanic households with multiple wage earners.. are absolutely critical to keeping the door open to homeownership.”.. Kenneth R. Harney, “New Tax Credit Amounts To a Free Loan for $7500,” The Washington .

Congressional legislation earlier this year removed that cost barrier and set some new guidelines for the credit bureaus and consumers, thereby opening the door to much wider use of the tool. This.

Kenneth R. Harney, the author for four decades of the syndicated real. by homeowners and homebuyers, died Thursday, May 23, at his home in chevy. examining inappropriate charges imposed by a lender at real estate.

KENNETH R. HARNEY: Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of home buyers Kenneth R. Harney, Washington Post – Sept. 6, 2013 Policy changes by two of the biggest players in the mortgage market could open doors to home purchases this fall by thousands of people who were hard hit by the housing bust and who thought they’d have to wait for.

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Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of home buyers. By KENNETH R. HARNEY. says documentation is still a big deal for most lenders reaching out to home buyers who are marginal credit risks.

Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of home buyers.. Kenneth R. Harney formerly wrote an award-winning, nationally syndicated column.

A study based on a statistical sample of potential home buyers conducted. counseling. Lenders and private mortgage insurers strongly support fannie’s and Freddie’s recent moves to open the lid on.