Crosby Real Estate News
Friday | via National Mortgage News
As low interest rates continue to pressure margins and net interest income, a spike in mortgage banking volume - fueled by refinancing activity - has provided a welcome boost for banks that sell their originations. Several bankers, pleased that refi activity padded first-quarter results, were quick to caution that they aren't counting on refinancing levels remaining elevated going forward. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Investor's Business Daily
Shares caved 7.7% to 20.03 in the stock market today , a fall likely compounded by the 11.4 % drop in U.S. new-home sales for March reported by the government Thursday. PulteGroup's gross margin on home sales fell to 22.7% from 23.8% a year earlier, partly reflecting last year's purchase of real estate lots from homebuilder Dominion Homes catered to entry-level customers. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Lucianne.com
"Will you take away my health insurance?" That question does not get asked often at Republican presidential forums. Yet it will be the most decisive question in the 2016 presidential election. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. SHANGHAI - China's factory activity contracted at its fastest pace in a year in April, a private survey showed, suggesting that economic conditions are still deteriorating despite increasingly aggressive policy easing by the central bank. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Examiner.com
Texas is home for bigger and better homes and big mansions because we have large acres to build them. As per Commerce Department, the median size of a completed new home last year bloomed to a new record - 2,415 square feet. Comment?
5 min ago | via Patch.com
State Rep. Pam Staneski supported a proposal in the General Assembly's Education Committee to bring a comprehensive financial literacy curriculum to Connecticut schools. The legislation seeks to ensure that all students who graduate from Connecticut schools are comfortable managing a household budget, saving and investing their income, and avoiding the pitfalls of credit card debt. Comment?
22 min ago | via Globe and Mail
Ottawa's changes to RRSP and TFSA rules fail to address what is arguably the most important goal of the retirement system - ensuring all Canadians over 65 enjoy a decent standard of living. Ottawa's changes to RRSP and TFSA rules fail to address what is arguably the most important goal of the retirement system - ensuring all Canadians over 65 enjoy a decent standard of living. Comment?
52 min ago | via The Fresno Bee
I lost my job 6 months ago and I had to move in with my sister. I'm back on my feet again and I'm ready to move out on my own again. Comment?
53 min ago | via The Georgia Straight
A memo from the City of Vancouver's chief housing officer lays out several reasons why housing is being left vacant in the city. a Development timing . Comment?
57 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Finance Minister Joe Oliver walk to the House of Commons to deliver the federal budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 21, 2015. Historically low interest rates mean governments can afford to borrow and spend in the current environment. Comment?
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