FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

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

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Great Recession'


Bernanke: Execs should have gone to jail for Great Recession

Memoir says he regrets few were held criminally liable
Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has a lot of regrets about the Great Recession, everything from thinking more executives should have done time for doing the crime, to the belief that he didn't do enough to sell Americans on why Wall Street needed tens of billions in bailout.
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Chris Whalen: The Great Recession’s true impact

What has really changed?
It’s been about half a decade since the Great Recession, and the economy still has room for improvement. Christopher Whalen argues that the low-interest-rate environment that arguably helped cause the 2008 financial crisis remains in place today.
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Tech bubble vs. Housing bubble

Same cost, extremely different impact
Back in 2000, the dot-com bubble burst, costing $6.2 trillion in household wealth. Then shortly after, the housing crisis hit, and the value of real estate owned by U.S. However, the two created very different results.
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