Governor Shumlin signed legislation today that will help Vermonters buying their first home through VHFA by providing up to $5,000 for qualified buyers to cover the costs typically faced at closing due to down payment and closing costs.
Some Vermonters will benefit from settlement of a $2.1 billion national multistate-federal settlement with the fourth-largest mortgage servicer in the United States, Ocwen Financial Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia, and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing.
BURLINGTON - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) has taken two big steps towards making housing more affordable in the Green Mountain State.
BURLINGTON - October 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Diane Edson of South Burlington, VT has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Homeownership Specialist
BURLINGTON - September 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- VHFA’s Chief of Program Operations, David Adams, is being inducted into the New England Mortgage Bankers Hall of Fame today at its annual conference in Newport, Rhode Island.
BURLINGTON, VA - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Vermonters will be able to purchase homes using Vermont Housing Finance Agency’s low-interest mortgages thanks to new income and purchase price limits put in place last Friday
BURLINGTON, VT - October 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont Housing Finance Agency is pleased to announce its top mortgage loan originators for fiscal year 2009
Montpelier, VT - June 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - The Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration today announced a major agreement with Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation (TBW) regarding its mortgage lending practices for so-called “nontraditional” loans made in 2006.
Montpelier, VT - May 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today Governor James Douglas signed into law H.171, a bill that enhances consumer protections for Vermonters with home mortgages. These measures as advocated by Paulette Thabault, Commissioner of Banking, Insurance Securities and Health Care Administration (BISHCA), and supported by the financial services industry, have several main thrusts.
MONTPELIER, VT - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The recession hasn’t made finding affordable housing for average Vermonters any easier, according to a new report released today.
Vermont has Free Government and Non-profit Programs to Assist You Montpelier, VT - December 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – If you are a homeowner having trouble making...
Montpelier, Vt. – May 14, 2008 - Governor Jim Douglas and banking commissioner Paulette Thabault today highlighted the new Vermont Mortgage Assistance Program and...
WASHINGTON - Thursday, April 10 - The U.S. Senate has passed legislation authored by Vermont’s two U.S. Senators – Patrick Leahy (D) and Bernie Sanders...
New VHFA issue paper describes challenges ahead as Vermont grows older BURLINGTON, September 10, 2007 — Vermont is graying rapidly, and that demographic fact presents...