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1 hr ago | National Mortgage News

Mortgage-Heavy Banks Fight for Higher Stock Valuations

Banks with large home-loan operations are struggling with narrower profit margins, a bevy of regulations and accounting rules, and other problems that make the current mortgage downturn feel worse.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Chesapeake, VA, Banking, Cardinal Financial, Financial Services, McLean, VA

5 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Baby Boomers Face Big Housing Crunch

America's Baby Boomers are facing a serious housing crunch, with many expected to struggle to afford their homes come retirement.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

7 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Morgan Stanley predicts stock market surge

In a compelling 27-page report released on Tuesday, the investment bank said the S&P 500 could surge to 3,000 by 2020.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

9 hrs ago | KNDU

Should you refinance your mortgage?

Beginning in 2012, homeowners hurried to refinance their mortgages as interest rates fell to historic lows.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Credit Card Debt, Foreclosures

14 hrs ago | SFGate

US home prices rose at slower pace in July

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, California, Business News

14 hrs ago | FOX23

New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, African-American

17 hrs ago | ABC News

Select Income REIT Adds to Portfolio in $2.7B Deal

Select Income REIT is spending about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust's portfolio.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

21 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Bank of Ireland sells 2,000 ICS mortgages to new fund

The ICS Building Society has ceased to exist after Bank of Ireland became the first mainstream lender to sell Irish mortgages to meet demands from Brussels.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Housing Wire

The devil is in the mortgage finance reform details

But the coming months will offer little comfort for those who rooted for such a stalemate in hope of avoiding hard decisions about fundamental parts of the current system.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Tim Johnson, Mike Crapo

Business Times

Draghi's QE stance impacts Australia mortgages

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's shift towards quantitative easing is reverberating 17,000 kilometres away in lower Australian mortgage rates [SYDNEY] European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's shift towards quantitative easing is reverberating 17,000 kilometres away in lower Australian mortgage rates.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, European Central Bank

West Australian

UK mortgage approvals fall as expected in July

British mortgage approvals fell slightly in July, matching expectations, according to official data on Monday that pointed to some moderation in the housing market.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Nashoba Publishing Online

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance.

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Related Topix: Texas Killing Fields, Big Box Retailers, Foreclosures, The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Personal Finance

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Russian bank offers cats with mortgages

Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is offering to deliver cats to the doorsteps of new mortgage clients as part of a quirky promotional campaign.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Vladimir Putin

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Three Atlantic City Casinos Are Closing Their Doors

In the past few years, the dozen gambling venues in Atlantic City have been rolling the dice to try to turn a profit, but too many casinos and too few tourists are leading to dramatic changes.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tamsyn Parker: Are you too old to get a mortgage?

In 1970 the average age of a first home buyer was 25 years old but these days it's more likely to be mid-30s.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Home Buying, Retirement

Post and Courier

Surprisingly low mortgage interest rates are still available.

It has been nearly 16 months since I urged readers to take advantage of low interest rates and refinancing long-term loans to lower monthly expenses, pay off debt more quickly or both.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC, Home Buying

Mirror.co.uk

Mortgage advice scandal proves bankers still can't be trusted - but you CAN claim back money

Dean Dunham has his say after part taxpayer owned Royal Bank of Scotland and Natwest have been fined 14.5million by the Financial Conduct Authority Over the past few weeks I haven't had cause to write about financial institutions up to no good and I was starting to think that perhaps we are turning a corner.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Aug 30, 2014

LongmontFYI

A year after 2013 flood, families waiting, hoping for mortgage relief

September marks one year since the flood that ravaged homes, displaced thousands of residents and killed 10 people across the state, including four from Boulder County and two from Larimer County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Boulder County, CO, Larimer County, CO, Longmont, CO

Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Interest rates expected to hold

Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee urged a hike in the rate from 0.5% to 0.75% in August but were outvoted Interest rates are expected to remain on hold next week when policy makers meet for the first time since divisions appeared in their views about when to raise them.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Chico Enterprise-Record

Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

As the housing crisis pummeled struggling homeowners, scammers pounced. They offered "easy" loan modifications and "foreclosure counseling" that were often nothing more than attempts to wrest money from distressed consumers.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

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