Tag Archives: Risk Retention

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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Distressed Property Sales Drop, Despite Push to Sell

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article The share of distressed sales in May, that is foreclosed properties and short sales (when the property is sold for less than the value of the loan), fell to 31 percent … 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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Foreclosure Fight Needs to Find Fast Answers

Page 1 of 4 | Next PageShow Entire Article As federal regulators clamp down on foreclosure procedures at the big banks, and the government sets new lender requirements for risk retention in residential mortgages, the cry from the industry is … Continue reading

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