CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

But don't celebrate just yet

Only “Number Jesters” report 2Q economic growth at 4% pace

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4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

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Items Tagged with 'student debt'


Mark Cuban talks housing and student loan bubbles

And 4 other things you must read right now
June 20, 2014
Billionaire Mark Cuban talks about the student loan bubble and the housing bubble, plus four other stories you shouldn't miss on discrimination in lending, the surge in apartment demand, and more.
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Here's where the student debt crisis stands

Pay for college vs. save for a home
June 11, 2014
The student debt crisis is a hot topic right now in Washington D.C. Following President Barack Obama's executive order Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., student debt legislation could also see more movement in coming days.
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MBA CEO: Job creation will solve student debt crisis

June 9, 2014
The housing recovery can’t kick into high gear until the student debt crisis is fixed, but there is a solution to the problem: job creation.
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CFPB warns student DTI ratio blocks housing recovery

Sen. Warren bill refinances half of fed loans
June 4, 2014
Once again, reports are streaming in about how student debt is ruining the housing recovery. But this time, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weighed in on one of the biggest factors blocking household formation.
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Looking for a last minute graduation present? How about crushing debt?

Student loan debt keeps climbing, keeps younger buyers from actually buying
May 16, 2014
It’s graduation weekend at many colleges across the nation. It’s a time of celebration and joy. But the real world is about to smack many of these graduates square in the face.
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Home sales slowest since July 2012

Rising prices and weather blamed
March 20, 2014
Existing home sales fell again for the second month in a row, falling 0.4%. February’s pace of sales was the lowest since July 2012, when it stood at 4.59 million.
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Changing Y-bother into Y-not

Student debt...housing's future pitfall?
March 4, 2014
Student debt is becoming too big to just toss under the rug and forget. At its current pace, it could be the next greatest pitfall to housing.
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Your student loan is tanking the mortgage market

Rising education debt spells doom for housing
January 21, 2014
Taking out a loan to finance an education is the new American dream. With more citizens needing higher education to get a job, and the price tag on that education going up, the market is now desperately out of whack. The outcome? Mortgages in the U.S. are taking a backseat to student loans.
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Home finance debt falls as total consumer debt declines 15%

Consumer debt levels would be much lower minus student loans
October 1, 2013
The fight against personal debt continues with U.S. consumer debt now down 15% from peak levels, according to Equifax's National Consumer Credit Trends Report.
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Higher-income student debt holders skip homeownership

September 4, 2013
Student debt holders with higher incomes are more likely to bypass homeownership since they generally have access to more financial education. This education is making them afraid to take on additional debt, a new study claims.
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