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Ottawa Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

OTTAWA, Ill., Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ottawa Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq CM: OTTW), the holding company for Ottawa Savings Bank, FSB (the “Bank”), announced net income of $0.6 million, or $0.18 per basic and diluted common share, for the three months ended December 31, 2018, compared to …

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Homebound: More Young Adults Living With Parents

The share of adults in the age group of 25-34 years who are living with their parents has increased from 11.9 percent in 2000 to 22 percent in 2017. Recent research by the Urban Institute investigated this trend to find that even as the homeownership rate of this age group …

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Just Approved: Guideline changes that increase buying power

Mortgage broker: Liz Bayer, ProMortgage. Property type: Single-family home in Novato. Appraised value: $1 million. Loan amount: $700,000 Loan type: 30-year fixed. Rate: 4.375 percent. APR: 4.478 percent. Backstory: I had preapproved a client for a loan of $625,000. However, the price point that he ideally wanted was out of …

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Increase your chances of qualifying for a home loan

Consider co-applying with a partner or family member to increase your chances of qualifying for a bond. Mpho Ramatong, from FNB, said lenders do offer consumers an opportunity to apply for a bond with two or more parties. These individuals would co-own the property and share the responsibility to honour …

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VLB votes to raise home loan limits for Texas veterans

Last week, Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush announced that the Texas Veterans Land board unanimously voted to raise the VLB home loan limit from its current maximum of $453,100 to $484,350. As the Federal Veterans Administration (VA) increases home loan limits, the VLB matches the increase …

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Fact-checking the State of the Union for 2019

President Donald Trump delivered the 2019 State of the Union address on Feb. 5, 2019, addressing the topics of the economy, immigration, foreign policy and more. Here are some of his comments, fact-checked or with additional explanation or context. This report includes information on three accurate statements and 12 claims that are …

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