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Debt-saddled Mexican homebuilder Desarrolladora Homex said it is back in the good graces of Mexican mortgage institution Infonavit, which extends the majority of home loans in Mexico.




 
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this for 2 years just based on the economy. Again just my onopiin as a Mortgage Advisor and an Investor. Rates are still good though if you are looking to buy a home so buy NOW and dont delay if that why you ask on rates. Go for a FIXED rate and NEVER an ARM right now. Give the markets 8 yrs roughly and the rates will possibly DROP again!April 3, 2011 | 11:26 am

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