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Mortgage insurance returns to popularity

...some of the exotic mortgage types were inappropriate for many buyers." Another incentive is that pri- vate mortgage insurance premiums are tax deductible for mortgages closed in 2007. Couples who earn less than $109,000 and can deduct all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/06/bus_127441.shtml
Business
Mortgage insurance is deductible

...the homeowner, some buyers have increasingly used "piggyback" loans - essentially two mortgages - to avoid mortgage insurance premiums. But now that premiums are tax-deductible, consumers might want to consult a tax adviser to weigh the costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/20/bus_113238.shtml
Business
Refinancing offers good option as loan rates fall

...mortgages, as both could be viable options. In any event, reducing the loan-term usually reduces the private mortgage insurance premiums many homeowners must pay until they reach 20 percent equity in their homes. A strategy for homeowners with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/05/edi_324121.shtml
Editorials
At tax time, take care of little things

...Interest Credit"; and Form 8859, "District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit." - Deduction for mortgage insurance premiums on home acquisition debt that was new or refinanced in 2007. Only taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/20/bus_180962.shtml
Business
Tax tips: Ins and Outs of Mortgage Deduction

...costs are not deductible. These include appraisal, notary, deed preparation or VA funding fees, as well as mortgage insurance premiums. - Expenses you pay to obtain a mortgage on your rental property cannot be deducted as interest, though you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/08/bus_362979.shtml
Business
HUD encourages potential homeowners

...1997, selling more than 3,300 HUD homes to the nation's police officers. Both programs are funded by mortgage insurance premiums, as opposed to tax revenue. School officials, city politicians and HUD representatives attended Thursday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/12/met_288371.shtml
Metro
Program provides homes

...1997, selling more than 3,300 HUD homes to the nation's police officers. Both programs are funded by mortgage insurance premiums, as opposed to tax revenue. School officials, city politicians and HUD representatives attended Thursday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/12/met_288498.shtml
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