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Dec 10, 2014 | via The Truth About Mortgage
There has been increased fear of another housing bubble for a while now, with some markets already identified as bubbles and others supposedly suffering from an affordability crisis . - A market that was less affordable in October 2014 than its peak price during the previous bubble between 2005 and 2008 - A market that was less affordable in October 2014 compared to its historical average since 2000 - A market with a rising foreclosure rate on loans originated this year compared to last year This compares to a historical average of 28% going back to January 2000, and is still well below the 41% average seen in each county's peak month during the most recent housing bubble. Comment?
Dec 3, 2014 | via AndhraNews
RealtyTrac , the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a report identifying county-level housing markets with early warning signs of a possible home price bubble -- where prices overinflate and eventually decline. The report also identified markets with little risk for a home price bubble. Comment?
Dec 3, 2014 | via Housing Wire
RealtyTrac 's latest home price bubble warning report says that one in five housing markets is less affordable than its historic norm, but almost half are still in line. The report analyzed 475 U.S. counties with a combined population of more than 221 million - accounting for more than 70% the total U.S. population - based on three early warning signs of a possible home price bubble: if the market was less affordable in October 2014 than its peak price during the 2005 to 2008 housing bubble; if a market was less affordable in October 2014 than its historical affordability average since January 2000; and if a market had a rising foreclosure rate on loans originated in 2014 compared to loans originated in 2013. Comment?
Sep 27, 2014 | via Austin American-Statesman
I really enjoyed the PolitiFact Texas analysis of spending per student. They say it is not really the total dollars divided by total students. Comment?
Sep 22, 2014 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Specializing in commercial properties, Cathy Coneway-a broker associate with Stanberry & Associates REALTORSA in Austin, Texas-understands just how important location is when it comes to helping both her clients and their business succeed. From identifying areas with high concentrations of the customers her clients are looking for, to locating sites that cater to specific business types, having access to accurate information is vital to maintaining a competitive edge in today's market. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via CultureMap
In 2014, the top calls to the 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE were for food, medical and prescription assistance, help with utilities, rent and mortgage assistance and help finding shelter. The number of calls to the 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE has nearly quadrupled since 2005 and continues to increase each year. Comment?
Aug 21, 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?
Yesterday | via Freshnews
One of the most important factors home buyers consider as they begin the process of searching for their dream home is the distance to work, school, shopping, place of worship and other important destinations, and how long it takes to drive that distance. That is why the Houston Association of Realtors' newly designed HAR.com statewide website now offers a tool to help consumers calculate travel time during typical traffic conditions. Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Wire
Tully will have responsibility f... )--TravelCenters of America LLC has announced the expansion of its network with the opening of TA Columbia, located at I-20, Exit 71 in Columbia, S... )--Physicians Realty Trust , a self-managed healthcare properties REIT, today announced the tax reporting information for dividends paid to its sh... )--The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission today approved a stipulation and settlement agreement involving all interested parties to increase Indiana American Water... )--Fitch Ratings has revised to Negative from Stable the Rating Outlooks of the long-term Issuer Default Ratings of the following four Costa Rican banks and one Panam... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed 15 classes of J.P. Morgan Chase Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2014-C18. Comment?
Yesterday | via Dallas Morning News
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price had about $11,000 in cash on him when he was arrested last July on federal corruption and fraud charges, according to a court document. The new detail about the money found on Price was revealed in an order U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn signed Wednesday. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via jdsupra.com
The American Bankers Association has sent a letter to the CFPB urging it to take down from its website its new mortgage interest rate calculator tool. The CFPB launched the new tool earlier this month, in conjunction with its highly publicized report that found nearly half of consumers do not shop among multiple lenders before applying for a mortgage loan. Comment?
10 min ago | via OregonLive.com
A U.S. housing regulator will require nonbank mortgage firms to meet minimum liquidity and net worth standards to curb risks to taxpayers from the rapidly expanding industry. Companies selling mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac or collecting payments on loans backed by the two U.S.-owned enterprises must meet the new standards, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Friday. Comment?
17 min ago | via Housing Wire
The company, which is reportedly part of a group of mortgage bond investors that is currently threatening to sue Ocwen Financial for failing to properly collect payments on $82 billion of home loans, disclosed recently that it owns 7.5% of the stock in Ocwen's associated company, Altisource Residential Corporation . Those shares are currently worth $77.38 million. Comment?
17 min ago | via Business Wire
High Quality Adjustable-Rate Mortgages: The collateral pool consists of five-year hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages to borrowers with strong credit profiles, low leverage, and substantial liquid reserves. All of the loans were originated by FRB, which Fitch considers to be an above-average originator of prime jumbo product. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave. in New York April 22, 2014. The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave. in New York April 22, 2014. Comment?
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