Fitch warns Ocwen-related RMBS deals face major downgrade

Fitch warns Ocwen-related RMBS deals face major downgrade

Placed on “Rating Watch Negative”

WATCH: Famous televangelist gives terrible reverse mortgage advice

Let's clear this up for Maria

S&P reportedly close to massive mortgage-bond rating settlement

WSJ: Department of Justice may get billions
W S

Items Tagged with 'Home price index'

ARTICLES

Black Knight: Home prices barely tick higher

Florida and Texas dominate top metros
Brena Swanson
Although home prices barely nudged, top performing states continued to hold on strong as Texas and Florida dominated the top-performing metros list.
Read More

CoreLogic: Home prices continue to moderate

Acceleration unlikely to sustain into 2015
Brena Swanson
While home prices have reported 33 months of straight year-over-year increases, they are finally starting to moderate.
Read More

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Oil's plunge could derail housing

Lax lending standards for the sake of social policy — aka party like it's 2005?
Trey Garrison
Oil's plunge could turn everyone's predictions for 2015 on their head. But more ominously, we'll see how much of the real estate recovery has been driven by the shale and natural gas boom. Housing price drops, lower lending standards — haven't we seen this movie before?
Read More

CoreLogic: Home price growth "clearly slowing"

Housing markets put weak mid-year behind them
Brena Swanson
“Home prices continue to rise compared with this time last year but the rate of growth is clearly slowing as we exit 2014,” said Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic. “With more positive macro-economic trends emerging in the U.S., we are forecasting moderate price growth for 2015.”
Read More

Black Knight: Home prices barely nudge

10.1% off its 2006 peak
Brena Swanson
Home prices barely nudged on Black Knight Financial Service’s August home price index, moving it just 10.1% off from its 2006 peak.
Read More

Kroll to partner with Weiss Residential Research

Partnership expected to enhance KBRA’s ratings process
Ben Lane
"We are pleased to be working closely with Kroll Bond Ratings to further enhance the ratings process with our high resolution market analytics," WRR CEO Alan Weiss said. "I believe our collaboration can help deepen the quality of decisions across the residential investment marketplace."
Read More

Black Knight: Home prices tick up 0.9% in May

Continues upward trend
Brena Swanson
Homes prices continue to trend higher and are now just 11% off the 2006 peak of $268,000. Meanwhile, Colorado and Texas both hit new peaks in May, reaching $269,000 and $195,000, respectively.
Read More

NAR: One chart shows widening affordability gap

Home prices keep trending higher
Brena Swanson
Housing affordability is taking a giant hit as home prices continue to rise, and this chart shows just how severe the decline is.
Read More

Is wage stagnation keeping homebuyers away?

Home price increases are outpacing wage growth
Ben Lane
"Nationally, asking prices rose faster than wages per worker in 95 of the 100 largest metros,” said Trulia's chief economist Jed Kolko.
Read More

FNC Residential Price Index shows home prices are firming up

Annual rate of home price appreciation may have peaked
Ben Lane
According to FNC’s report, the index’s year-over-year change has moderated for a second consecutive month since February. FNC suggests that this is a sign that the annual rate of home price appreciation has peaked.
Read More