United Wholesale Mortgage will accept bitcoin for home loan payments

United Wholesale Mortgage has said it intends to let homeowners pay off their mortgages in bitcoin later this year. The company, which went public last January via a special purpose acqusition merger, said this week it intends to accept “cryptocurrency” as payment for home loans. Detroit Free Press, which first reported the story, said UWM

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Freddie Mac and HUD Provide Irene Victims with Mortgage Relief

Homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene are to be offered assistance by Freddie Mac, following the massive damage resulting from flooding caused by the storm. Freddie Mac announced that it would offer homeowners impacted by Irene a period of forbearance on their mortgage repayments up to one year, in addition to a 12 month

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Obama May Reveal Mortgage Refinancing Plan Next Week

The Obama Administration is rumored to be about to reveal a new program for mortgage relief next week, in order to decrease foreclosure numbers and help homeowners stay in their homes, reports Reuters. Details of the new proposal remain a closely guarded secret, but the speculation is that President Obama is set to unveil a

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