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Wednesday Feb 25 | via Denver Post
MetLife Home Loans has agreed to pay the U.S. $123.5 million to resolve allegations that MetLife Bank violated the False Claims Act by underwriting federal home loans that did not meet federal requirements. The case was investigated by U.S. Attorney John Walsh's office out of Colorado, according to a news release Wednesday. Comment?
Jan 20, 2015 | via US News & World Report
Expect filing your taxes to be a little different this year if you've bought a house or tied the knot. Somewhere, in a drawer, or on your phone or computer, you have photos of birthday parties, holidays, vacations, weddings and births. Comment?
Nov 24, 2014 | via Business Journal
Pacific Union Financial, a mortgage banker based in Irving, Texas, has opened a Charlotte office, leasing a floor totaling approximately 16,000 square feet at the Fairview Plaza office complex in SouthPark. The company moved into the space at 5970 Fairview Road this month. Comment?
Nov 19, 2014 | via GlobeSt.com
Confirming published reports earlier this month, Colony Financial said Wednesday that it would acquire Cobalt Capital Partners and its 30-million-square-foot industrial portfolio for $1.6 billion. Comprised mainly of light industrial, the portfolio spans 16 markets across the US, with an emphasis on the Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas metro areas, and represents the Los Angeles-based REIT 's first foray into industrial. Comment?
Nov 11, 2014 | via Forbes.com
I'm a staff writer at Forbes covering real estate: from ultra-luxury homes to foreclosures to the people making the deals happen. Until recently, I was a member of our Forbes wealth team, crunching numbers for our Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires lists. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via SNL Financial
Republicans said March 3 that they will make a significant push to reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, introducing legislation to change the agency's leadership structure and signaling strident opposition to the regulator's crackdown on payday lending. CFPB Director Richard Cordray testified for approximately four hours in a hearing in front of the House Committee on Financial Services for the regulator's semi-annual report, with Republicans criticizing the agency and Democrats praising it. Comment?
Aug 22, 2011 | via American Reporter
I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. But the great thing about dreams, if they are truly predictive, is that they give you time to change the future, and I'm going to try doing that with this advice. Comment?
Tuesday | via Business Journal
First-time homebuyers in Texas dropped by 4 percent to 29 percent of all Texas homebuyers. Meanwhile, the national first-time homebuyer share of the market rose by 5 percent to 33 percent of homebuyers nationwide. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via Housing Wire
Happy Independence Day Texas! The Lone Star state is celebrating its 179 birthday, and the latest housing report from the Texas Association of Realtors , gives the state plenty of reason to brag. Texas, home to HousingWire headquarters, continues to be one of the top states in median household income growth and new home sales, with the median household income of Texas homebuyers increasing 5.9% year-over-year to $97,500, the 2015 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report said. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via Star-Telegram.com
Texas leads the nation in new home sales and median household income growth, according to the 2015 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers report released Monday. Of the homes bought between July 2013 and June 2014, 28 percent were new homes, a 1 percent decline from the prior 12 months, according to the report released by the Texas Association of Realtors. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Straits Times
China surpassed Japan as the world's No. 2 economy by gross domestic product in 2010 after three decades of rapid growth, fuelled by the largest urbanization in history. Comment?
29 min ago | via The Almanac
The Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, an industry advocacy group that counts the majority of residential real agents as its members, is funding a website opposing Mt. Lebanon's controversial “newcomer tax.” The website, www.endthenewcomertax.com , went live March 3, and will remain up indefinitely, said John Petrack, RAMP's executive vice president. Comment?
31 min ago | via NBR Newsroom
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is stepping up preparations to restrict lending to residential property investors as it watches house prices, particularly in Auckland, continue to rise strongly. A consultation paper issued today seeks submissions on proposals to impose new capital adequacy requirements on lending to property investors, who it says carry a higher risk than traditional owner-occupier mortgage-holders. Comment?
47 min ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Last week's analysis of the treatment of non-homeowners revealed just how little attention successive governments have to the changing circumstances of retirees. In a period of rising house prices and rents, leaving the maximum level of rental assistance at $120 a fortnight or $3120 a year and setting the additional asset test exemption for non-homeowners at only $146,500 has disadvantaged many retirees. Comment?
47 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
The Reserve Bank is targeting landlords in a bid to protect the financial system in the event of a housing collapse. Photo / Brett Phibbs. Comment?
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