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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?
18 min ago | via WFAA-TV Dallas
The Debt Trap: Student loans can hamper those needing help A look at the burden of student loans, which now top $1 trillion in the U.S. Check out this story on WFAA.com: A look at the burden of student loans, which now top $1 trillion in the U.S., the second-largest amount of debt held by Americans behind mortgage debt. The State of Texas put out a report in December 2013 that said the average worker with a bachelor's degree earns almost twice as much as someone with just a high school diploma. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Burnt Orange Report
Bozos? Criminals? The unstable minority? Yes, yes, and yes. In Kerr County, a group of Texas secessionists have formed a group that has been playing pretend government for 20 years. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Business Wire
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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 Feb 24 | via Housing Wire
Complex interactions between state and federal regulations and the conflicts that often arise make the difficult job of mortgage finance and servicing all the more difficult. That was the central theme at one of the sessions at MBA Servicing 2015 at the Gaylord Texan, the second full day of the conference. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Journal
OpenDoor, co-founded last year by Keith Rabois, says it can upend the U.S. existing home sales market, a $1.25 trillion opportunity. OpenDoor, the home-buying startup from entrepreneur and investor Keith Rabois , raised $20 million in new funding to help it push into Portland, and Dallas, Texas. Comment?
8 min ago | via WECT-TV Wilmington
Living along the coast, flooding is a major concern and because of that risk you may have a flood insurance policy. After the release of new flood hazard maps, rising water is no longer the biggest concern of some Topsail Beach residents. Comment?
9 min ago | via Star-Telegram.com
If you're planning to buy a home, you likely have a long to-do list. But one item that should take priority is obtaining pre-approval or pre-qualification for a mortgage loan. Comment?
10 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Sophia Baker, 4, zips up the netting of a trampoline with her mother Brittany Baker, left, and brother Aiden Baker, 7, inside in Livermore, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Brittany and her children have lived with her parents ever since she recently returned from Kansas. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Daily Republic
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates have edged up for a third straight week while remaining near their historically low levels reached in May 2013. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage rose to 3.80 percent from 3.76 percent last week. Comment?
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