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As banks prepare for end of draw, consumers should too

Jul 1, 2014
HELOCs are coming due in the next two years - and the economy should take heed.
Posted In: home equity, mortgage, credit

This won't make you feel better about the housing recovery

Feb 19, 2014
Why new housing starts are down in January – though up year-to-year.
Posted In: mortgage

How your mortgage is related to the debt ceiling

Feb 12, 2014
...not to mention the Federal Reserve and treasury yields.
Posted In: Treasury bill, mortgage, Mortgages, loans, interest rates, Banks, lending, emerging markets

New rules make it harder to get a mortgage, but protect consumers more

Jan 8, 2014
The rules are more strict in an effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make the housing market safer for consumers.
Posted In: mortgage, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Mortgage applications drop after the Fed takes a little juice out of the bond market

Dec 24, 2013
Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. have dropped to a record low since the Federal Reserve announced its plans to slow its bond-buying program.
Posted In: mortgage, Federal Reserve, bond buying

Rent takes a bigger bite out of family budgets

Dec 9, 2013
As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Posted In: rent, mortgage, Housing

Are too-easy car loans the next subprime disaster?

Dec 4, 2013
The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.
Posted In: subprime, car loans, mortgage

Are popular 30-year fixed-mortgages going away?

Dec 2, 2013
The 30-year fixed-rate is a popular mortgage, but is it here to stay?
Posted In: mortgage

Tenants fight to stay in foreclosed homes

Nov 28, 2013
Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Posted In: foreclosure, mortgage, real estate, foreclosed

Historic $13 billion deal between U.S., J.P. Morgan

Nov 19, 2013
The Justice Department is expected to announce a record-setting settlement with J.P. Morgan Chase over mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, mortgage

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