It’s Time to Get Fiscally Fit
Touting Local Lending, EagleBank Hits Mortgage Milestone
Nico Dodd • January 17, 2014
This September, EagleBank passed a milestone of $1 billion in mortgages. With 17 branches in the Washington metropolitan area and the bank’s 18th on the way in January, EagleBank is showing serious strength as the largest community bank in the …
Relief for FHA Customers is on the Way
In the Feb. 21st Georgetowner, the newspaper ran its mortgage with the headline, “It Is Time For Refinance Relief for FHA Mortgage Loan Holders.” My article highlighted the problem Federal Housing Administration-backed mortgage homeowners were experiencing with their desire to …
Mortgage: Dodd-Frank Brings Changes for 2014
Georgetowner • January 6, 2014
As we close out 2013, the mortgage industry is bracing for significant changes.
The new year will usher in updated rules, emanating from the Dodd-Frank legislation, as well as the tightening of FHA loan standards. These changes will make …
The Government Shutdown and the Effect on Mortgages
Bill Starrels • October 24, 2013
The short-term agreement that ended the partial government shutdown and raised the debt limit ceiling, reached by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama, was greeted by a collective sigh of relieve by the mortgage industry.
The immediate reaction …