Government Shutdown

Shutdown Impacts Some States More Than Others

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

For the most part, Texas is doing OK during U.S. government shut down, but it still is hitting the state’s most vulnerable citizens the hardest, according to a recent report on the states most and least affected by the 2019 shut down. The report, compiled by analysts at WalletHub, compared all 50 states plus the […]

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Title Tip: How Will The Federal Government Shutdown Affect Your Closing?

By Contributor / January 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor In case you’ve been out of touch lately, we’re experiencing a federal government shutdown. The U.S. government doesn’t shut down too often. But when it does, there is a ripple effect. Some areas feel the effects more than others. We shouldn’t feel it too much in the title business unless […]

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The Mortgage Report: What Effects Will The Government Shutdown Have on Mortgages?

By Joanna England / January 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s a critical week for housing, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in our Mortgage Report. With the federal government thrown into chaos after a shutdown and a turbulent stock market, should you lock or float?  Arm yourself with information in these quickly changing times from our most-trusted mortgage expert, senior mortgage adviser for the nation’s oldest […]

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If You Are Having Trouble Getting a Loan While The Government is Shut Down, Private Lenders Can Help

By Candy Evans / October 2, 2013 / 2 Comments

As Joanna told us earlier, the shuttering of Washington, D.C. is taking a toll on the real estate market somewhat. You may recall Paige Phelps, who worked in Dallas for People Newspapers then for The North Texas Food Bank. “It’s a USDA rural home loan (I’m in Marfa now) and I’ve been approved,” says Paige. “It’s just […]

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How Will Federal Shutdown Affect FHA Loans And Other Government-Backed Loans?

By Joanna England / October 2, 2013 / 2 Comments

Like they say, there’s good news and there’s bad news. Realtors and brokers won’t come out unscathed from the federal government shutdown, as a report from the National Association of Realtors shows. If you’ve got a closing coming up, best be prepared to have some hiccups. While the NAR report says that FHA will “continue […]

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