Fannie Mae: 3 reasons why this oil glut won't crash housing

The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

New this week: The Appraisal Foundation joins HW and looks at the challenges of green valuation

What should you do if your Realtor has a family emergency?

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The Ticker

Economic strength hinges on China

All eyes now on the Fed
One of the worst weeks for the stock market this year is coming to a close, but the worst may not be over. The country continues to question the health of China's economy, along with whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.
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Ex-Fifth Third banker starts mortgage-bond hedge fund

Cincinnati Business Courier takes a look at Mariemont Capital
Meet Kevin Taylor. In 2013, he left his position running mortgage-backed securities trading desk at Fifth Third Bank to start Mariemont Capital. And according to a report from the Cincinnati Business Courier, Taylor is finding success investing in residential mortgage bonds and delivering big returns for his investors.
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Mortgage Bankers Association adds 28 new members

MBA continues expansion in June and July
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced that it welcomed 28 new members into its ranks in the months of June and July, continuing to elevate its total membership beyond 2,200 companies. Take a look at the new members.
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Fed’s Dudley: Raising interest rates not likely very soon

Due to recent market volatility hike is now "less compelling"
A September interest rate hike is now unlikely due to recent turmoil in the stock markets from China’s volatile economy. According to New York Fed President William Dudley, the prospect of a September rate hike "seems less compelling" than it was only weeks ago.
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