Fed adopts new rule limiting 'too big to fail' bailouts

Fed adopts new rule limiting 'too big to fail' bailouts

New emergency lending policy targets 'broad-based' issues, not specific firms

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Items Tagged with 'Case-Shiller'


Case-Shiller: Home prices maintain steady pace, grow 4.9%

"Home prices and housing continue to show strength"
Home prices across the country continued to rise in September, maintaining a health pace toward normalization. Zillow Chief Economist commented on the report saying that the index continued to grow at a consistent pace as the summer came to a close, and in line with more recent data that continues to show stabilization in the U.S. housing market.
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Has the mortgage market turned a corner?

Mortgage lending still below norms and signs point to...
The mortgage market has been as weak as the jobs market and the economy as a whole so far this year. Is it ready to turn a corner, or will it miss and continue right off the road?
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From HW Magazine

The new economists

How new economic models and voices are shaking up the status quo
People are listening to real estate economists today in a way that anyone who covered the industry a decade or more ago would not recognize. Smoke is one of the members of this new wave of real estate economists. In fact, Smoke is actually the newest one on the block. The upstart economists at places like Trulia and Zillow are still new, Smoke is just the latest player to join the game.
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Are HELOCs the next big home credit product?

Borrower and investor demand rising
With the housing market recovering and home prices steadily increasing, one mortgage product is looking more and more appealing to borrowers. And the demand might not stop there, with investors hoping to jump on the bandwagon too.
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