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NewOak names Andrea Bryan managing director, credit services

Joins after spending 15 years with Standard & Poor’s
June 26, 2014
Bryan brings more than 20 years of experience in structured finance markets to NewOak, with a focus on commercial real estate, commercial mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations.
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The future of housing is better than you think

Home equity's main role in market's success
June 6, 2014
Although the housing market continues to fall short of last year, it may not be like this for long. According to one report, the impact of rising home equity will help buoy the market in the future.
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NewOak President: Mortgage market needs looser lending standards

Tighter standards, weaker borrowers aren’t a good combo
April 29, 2014
Mortgage lending dropped to its lowest level in 14 years with the increase in interest rates believed to be a primary driver, but NewOak’s president doesn’t believe that.
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Now accepting applications: A new word for subprime

Do you have the right definition?
February 25, 2014
Lenders are becoming more creative with their word choices for the word “subprime,” but this is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it is still sound lending.
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California housing market poised for future growth

But fiscal, housing policies leave cracks in market confidence
October 8, 2013
While California's housing market will continue to recover, various economic headwinds remain, including unclear monetary and housing policies.
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HW 30 dives in wake of government shutdown

Analyst: Mortgage industry can handle short-term effects
September 30, 2013
Housing stocks and banking giants on the HW 30 spiraled downward Monday as the market reacted to the government inching closer to a shut down.
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Mortgage market built to withstand government shutdown

Short-term effects will not destabilize the industry
September 30, 2013
Unless both sides of the aisle can reach a compromise or one side folds, the government will have its first shutdown in 17 years, creating even more uncertainty for the already shaky mortgage market.
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GSE reform unlikely until 2014

Pressing concerns delay Congressional housing plans
September 9, 2013
As the House of Representatives outlined its agenda for floor hearings over the next two months, the market discovered that housing finance reform was not included on policymakers’ to-do list.
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Past problems haunt rating giants

Rating agencies could face competition when rating RMBS
August 5, 2013
Odeon Capital: New RMBS more dependent on rates.
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REITs make headway as new IPOs take shape: NewOak

May 1, 2013
Real estate investment trusts picked up tremendous steam in 2012, carrying the momentum into the new year with dozens of REITs filing for initial public offerings...
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