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Private mortgage insurers back in black post-crash

There are now six private mortgage insurers, which together wrote nearly $49 billion in new business in the second quarter, up 27 percent from the first quarter, according to data from Inside Mortgage Finance. Of the publicly traded insurers, MGIC, … Continue reading

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Home Builders Still in the Woods

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article The best number out of today’s report on sales of newly built homes is not the 7.3 percent bump up in signed contracts, it’s the drop in inventories to a 6.5 … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Clouded by Delinquencies

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article Barely a few minutes after reading an article in the Wall Street Journal about banks finally opening the “spigot for commercial real-estate,” the folks over at Trepp issued their monthly report … Continue reading

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Big Banks Lose: Mortgage Risk Retention Doesn’t Expire

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article Yesterday morning I attended the FDIC’s background press briefing before the vote on proposed risk retention rules. While the rules covered a vast ground, I was of course most interested in … Continue reading

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