Mortgages

Fraud Alert: Your Mortgage Info Could Be At Risk

Tens of thousands of loans and mortgages discovered online as banks scramble to examine the data and reach out to customers, according to report.        
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24 Million Mortgage And Bank Loan Documents Leaked Online

The unsecured server contained loan and mortgage agreements, repayment schedules and other highly sensitive financial and tax documents.
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Tantrums, Tapers, Tbas, & Mortgage Rates

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, To be an interested observer of things in the summer of 2013 was to be awash in the awareness of so many contradictions packed into one little piece of history. Forward guidance, for one,...

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Td Launches Digital Mortgage Application, Mortgage Affordability Calculator

TD Canada Trust, Canada’s second-largest bank in terms of revenue, has released a digital mortgage application aimed at streamlining the mortgage-shopping and mortgage-approval process.According to a January 22nd, 2019 media release, TD customers...
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Nontraditional Mortgages Surge In 2018: Is That Foreshadowing An Issue With Housing Sector?

From Brittany De Lea: Homebuyers are increasingly opting for nontraditional mortgages – which helped precipitate the housing crisis about one decade ago – potentially foreshadowing trouble as high prices continue to weigh on housing...

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Washington Mayor Introduces Program To Help Residents Affected By Shutdown

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Washington, DC is starting a new $9 million program to help its residents who are affected by the partial shutdown of the federal government pay their mortgages, Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Wednesday.

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Black Knight: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate Increased Seasonally In December, Lowest Year-end...

From Black Knight: Black Knight’s First Look: Delinquency Rate Entering 2019 Lowest of Any Year Since the Turn of the Century• Despite rising seasonally in recent months, only 3.9 percent of mortgages were delinquent as of December month-end,...

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Six Reasons To Think Twice Before Taking Out A Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage can provide older homeowners with an economic lifeline, but there are reasons to be cautious before you trade an interest in your home for the luxury of no longer making loan payments. Reverse mortgages allow you to tap into home...

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Mba: Mortgage Applications Decrease In Latest Weekly Survey

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly SurveyMortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the...
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Wednesday: Richmond Fed, Architecture Billings Index

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Dodging Some Risk For NowAs it happened, bonds staged a somewhat impressive recovery with help from investor concern about global growth. Oftentimes, a big loss in equities markets can send...
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Why Fannie And Freddie Mac Shares Are Soaring -- Again

Shares of Fannie Mae (NASDAQOTH: FNMA) and Freddie Mac (NASDAQOTH: FMCC) are rallying again on Tuesday, rising by roughly 13% and 10%, respectively, as of 2:35 p.m. EST. Shares of the two mortgage giants are building on Friday's surge, rising as...
Related topics: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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Student Loan Debt Contributing To Declining Home Ownership

"Outstanding student loan debt surpassed $1.5 trillion in 2018 – second only to mortgage debt"

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Succinct Summation Of Week’s Events 1.18.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending January 18th, 2019 Positives: 1. Markets eked out a gain on hopes for a Trade War breakthrough. 2. Housing market index rose 2 points m/o/m from 56 to 58. 3.Home mortgages rose a seasonally adjusted 9% w/o/w,...

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The Indignity Of Work Without Pay

Leo GerardThe typical government worker is short $5,000 in pay after four weeks of government closure and confronting the indignity of feeding the family from food banks, selling possessions on eBay, begging on GoFundMe and missing mortgage, rent,...
Related topics: Banking, Ebay

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As Workers Suffer From Shutdown, Groups Accuse Trump Of 'rolling Out The Red Carpet' For Oil And...

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Furloughed federal workers can't pay their mortgages, but Trump is hellbent on ensuring profits for fossil fuel corporations."

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Cnbc: Houston After Harvey Would Have Been A Climate Change Financial Disaster – Except That...

Guest essay by Eric Worrall CNBC thinks banks aren’t taking climate change seriously when making mortgage decisions. The mortgage industry isn’t ready for a foreclosure crisis created by climate change PUBLISHED THU, JAN 17 2019 • 7:00 AM...
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15 American Cities Where Competition To Buy A Home Is Fiercest Right Now

The US housing market is finally starting to cool off, but competition among buyers is still fierce in some cities.Those in the best position to buy a home typically have mortgage financing in place, a credit score above 680, and a down payment...

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The Mortgage Industry Isn’t Ready For A Foreclosure Crisis Created By Climate Change

From Diana Olick & Erica Posse: The threat to real estate from increasingly extreme weather brought on by climate change is clear, but the threat to the nation’s mortgage market is only beginning to come into focus. In Hurricane...
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Homebuilder Sentiment Turns Higher In January After Mortgage Rates Drop

From Diana Olick: Builder sentiment rose 2 points to 58 in January on a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders. This came after two months of sharp drops in sentiment to the lowest level in more than two years. Current sales...
Related topics: National Association Of Home Builders

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Mba: Mortgage Applications Increase In Latest Weekly Survey, Purchase Activity Index Highest Since...

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Rebound in Latest MBA Weekly SurveyMortgage applications increased 13.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the...
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