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National Mortgage Lender, FBC Mortgage, LLC Announces New Partnership with HomeBanc N.A.

March 13th, 2014 by

We would like to welcome our new FBC Mortgage team members!

New Team Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Stephanie Simmons 407-377-0327

Email: ssimmons@fbchomeloans.com 

National Mortgage Lender, FBC Mortgage, LLC Announces New Partnership with HomeBanc N.A.

Orlando, Florida – National Mortgage Lender FBC Mortgage, LLC announced that it has entered into a partnership with HomeBanc N.A. to handle residential mortgage referrals from its customers. It is anticipated that over 2,000 residential loans will be handled by FBC this year based on the new arrangement.  (more…)

Small Banks Get One More Place to Farm Out Mortgage Lending

March 13th, 2014 by

by Brian Collins
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Loaded Baked Potato Dip

January 27th, 2014 by

fbcLoaded Baked Potato Dip
Total: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Yield: Makes about 4 cups

 

 

 

Ingredients:
1 (2.1-oz.) package bacon slices
1 (16-oz.) container sour cream
2 cups (8 oz.) freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 cup sliced fresh chives
2 teaspoons hot sauce (more…)

HomePath Renovation

December 6th, 2013 by

Just what is a HomePath Renovation Loan and what Lender in Central Florida actually knows how to do them correctly?  These seem to be the questions that the local Realtors are asking.  With existing home inventories getting smaller and smaller, those homes that have not sold typically have issues that seem minor, but cannot be fixed by the seller before the closing or accepted by a Lender in its current condition.  Even if the borrower has the money to fix the problem, they can’t fix it before they own the home.  They can’t own the home until they get the loan from the Mortgage Company who won’t lend the monies unless the property is in acceptable condition…..hence the continuous problem.  The repair could be as minor as a missing Air Conditioning unit or as complex as a leaking roof, faulty plumbing, wiring and a complete kitchen that was removed from the home.[...] Read More

Nunziata: What Shape Is the Housing Market Really In?

August 30th, 2012 by

Published: Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 3:47 PM ET By: Joe Nunziata
Co-CEO, FBC Mortgage and CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network Member
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Mortgage Preapproval Provides Home Buyers with Many Advantages

July 20th, 2012 by

If you are considering purchasing a new or existing home, the first step you should undertake is to obtain a mortgage preapproval letter from a mortgage lender. Getting prequalified is not the same as being preapproved for a home loan. Prequalification is a relatively simple process that is often performed over the phone or internet. The applicant supplies a brief overview of his financial situation and the loan officer provide him with a rough estimate of how much the lender will loan.[...] Read More

What Buyers Should Know About a Second Home Mortgage

June 28th, 2012 by

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New Home Loan Advice to Help You Get the Best Lending Terms

May 29th, 2012 by

Preparing for a home loan is a substantial task for any home buyer. Obtianing a favorable home loan requires an investment in time and money but pays off in the long run by negotiating lower closing costs and cheaper mortgage terms. This helps keep down the cost of the loan. Considering the following items can help homeowners understand the mortgage process better and understand the impact of a favorable mortgage.[...] Read More

How You can Benefit from HARP

May 29th, 2012 by

The Home Affordable Refinance Program was put in place by the Obama administration in response borrower’s inability to refinance because of lack of equity in their homes. Put into place in 2009, it’s designed to help homeowners who owe more money than their homes are worth. Unable to refinance into lower rates and more affordable terms through traditional means, HARP will help borrowers lower there interest rates.[...] Read More

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The 12 Things You Need to Know About Mortgages

May 3rd, 2012 by

A mortgage is a secured loan that lenders make to you, so that you can purchase a home . The process isn’t simple. There are several steps, requirements and terms that any borrower must be aware of when going to a bank for a mortgage. First-time homebuyers especially need the additional information.[...] Read More