Tag Archives: Retention Rules

Low-End Housing Sees Higher Losses

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article As I sit here, less than 24 hours from the next release of the much-followed monthly SP/Case Shiller Home Price Index, I’m confronted with all kinds of varying data and hypotheses … Continue reading

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20 Percent Mortgage Down Payment Under Fire

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article To call it an uneasy alliance is too simple, but that’s exactly what the characters were going for when they called their morning press conference in downtown DC. The new president … Continue reading

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Does Private Mortgage Insurance Have a Place in the New Mortgage Order?

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article It’s no surprise that the private mortgage insurance industry is fighting hard against proposed new risk retention rules for the mortgage industry. They are already trying to pick themselves up and … Continue reading

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Mortgage Reform Storm Is Brewing

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article When it rains, it pours, but we’re looking at a hail storm in housing finance this week, as government starts the business of taking itself out of the housing business. Tomorrow … 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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