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Will Home Price Warranty Restore Confidence?

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article There’s no question that consumer confidence, or lack thereof, is the greatest barrier in the way of a full-blown housing recovery. Credit, while tough to get, is historically cheap, home prices … Continue reading

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Banks Fight Mortgage Principal Reduction

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article At the end of a day-long negotiation session over the foreclosure paperwork mess at the Department of Justice, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli came out … 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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Is Housing Really in Recovery?

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article During one of my reports today on how gas prices could affect the housing recovery, one of the anchors asked me if I really believe there is a housing recovery right … Continue reading

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