Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Rising home prices raise concerns

Arizona loses spot as foreclosure-riddled state Survey Finds Short Sales Outnumber REO in January purchases fha mortgage insurance premiums won’t be going down in 2015 Mortgage insurance is a policy that protects lenders against losses that result from defaults on home mortgages. FHA requirements include mortgage insurance primarily for borrowers making a down payment of less than 20 percent. current Up-front mortgage insurance premium The UPMIP is currently at 1.75% of the base loan amount.survey: high Share of Distressed Properties Keeps Prices Down. – Inventory is shrinking and traffic for homebuyers seems to be increasing, but according to the ""Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Trackin