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Bank of America: 'We provide all required MSR documents'

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Items Tagged with 'housing bubble'


Here's proof the housing bubble is about to burst

This recovery is an illusion
April 15, 2014
If those economists who believe the government will continue to intervene are right, the outcome would further fuel a false demand for available housing. But will this government or even a new one want to step in again to bail out consumers?
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CoreLogic economist: 3 reasons you should be rationally exuberant on housing

Supply and demand matter more than bubbles and affordability
April 8, 2014
An asset bubble is defined by irrational exuberance as exhibited by excess demand. Isn’t the rule, you can’t have your cake and eat it too?
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Is this the right formula for a housing bubble?

Home prices are not the only ingredient
March 25, 2014
More than 4 million residential property owners regained lost equity in 2013, causing the market to start talk of a bubble.
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From HW Magazine

Split personality

HELOC defaults will increase but opportunity knocks with rising originations
March 1, 2014
Home equity lines of credit initiated during the run-up of the housing market turn 10 this year. It’s not a birthday anyone is particularly celebrating, but one in which lenders are still making a silent wish before blowing out the candles.
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Did Fed actions lead to the housing bubble? Greenspan shrugs

Greenspan sees everything leading to the bubble except his own fingerprints
February 28, 2014
With the publication of Alan Greenspan’s new book we get to see that it’s not just the current crop of central bankers who can be book-smart but range-blind.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Can ResCap RMBS recoveries see an uptick?

Plus: The elusive millennial homebuyer
February 9, 2014
Barclays expect the payout for the representation and warranty breaches on the original list of deals to be about $506 million, with $113 million flowing to the GMAC deals. Also, will housing turn into a bear market? Fine, as long as it isn't the Sochi bear.
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Is the housing sector a drag on the U.S. economy?

January 31, 2014
The headlines in most news stories and economic commentaries indicate that the housing market is continuing to improve and with it the U.S. economy. But if you dig into the numbers a bit, the reality in the housing market is a good bit more subtle than the headlines suggest.
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Non-prime in a QM world?

The mortgage market is still going
January 23, 2014
Where could the private market go next? How about sub, excuse me, non-prime loans. Remember that the QM regulation sets no requirements for credit scores or LTVs. A non-prime borrower with a low credit score and a small down payment seeking a fixed-rate 30-year loan could very well fit within the QM guidelines.
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A "recovery" that needs life support

What happens when they pull the plug?
January 17, 2014
Whether housing is in a bubble depends on how a bubble is defined, of course, but there are some startling disparities in home prices and incomes.
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Who does the Fed think they're fooling?

Dallas Fed says housing market is fine
January 16, 2014
The Dallas Fed put out a report that says the housing market is entering a solid period of recovery. Not everyone is convinced. In fact, some are worried we're heading towards crash 2.0.
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