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New Mortgage Rules Mean Less Options for Homebuyers

By Mike in Downtown San Diego Real Estate Market Analysis|January 2014|Mortgages with 0 Comments

mortgage_rulesIn 2010, the Dodd-Frank bill was passed. The first wave went into effect immediately and impacted many of our day to day banking regulations. Now, to start 2014, we’re seeing wave 2 of the bill and it’s many new regulations in regards to mortgage lending practices.

Thanks to these new regulations on mortgage rules, many banks are being forced to re-vamp their lending practices. Unfortunately, that could have a huge impact on smaller lending institutions and banks. This CNNMoney article explains how these changes will effect the smaller institutions, and how that can effect you… the buyer.

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