Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Former Congressman to testify before Congress on Dodd-Frank impact

Happy 4th birthday Dodd-Frank! Everyone hates you

How effective has Dodd-Frank really been?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Former CFPB head eyes White House?

The bubble’s last days; New HUD rule the “Common Core” of housing

Items Tagged with 'Real estate'


Nonbanks pounce on mortgage market

Big banks pull back
July 18, 2014
Nonbanks are swooping in on the extra market share that megabanks are losing ground on. At the same time, the nation’s two largest originators only made 21% of the home loans in the second quarter.
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Paulson: Buying a house still best investment

Billionaire money manager weighs in on housing
July 17, 2014
Looking at the current housing market, billionaire money manager John Paulson said in an interview that he still believes that buying a home to live in is the best investment possible. Watch the video to see for yourself.
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Key business feature boosts Blackstone's earnings 89%

After several years, company crosses financial threshold
July 17, 2014
"Blackstone’s second quarter results marked one of our best ever in terms of both economic net income and distributable earnings. As more of our assets under management have seasoned, we’ve been increasingly active in harvesting the value we’ve created over several years,” Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO, said.
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California housing-price increases simmer down

Double-digit gains slow
July 16, 2014
Although home prices are still trending higher in California, the pace of increases is finally starting to slow and exit double-digit gains.
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NAHB: Homebuilder confidence reaches 6-month high

It's officially a good sales market
July 16, 2014
Homebuilder confidence reached a six-month high, officially showing good sales conditions as strong jobs numbers helped buoy confidence.
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NAR: One chart shows widening affordability gap

Home prices keep trending higher
July 15, 2014
Housing affordability is taking a giant hit as home prices continue to rise, and this chart shows just how severe the decline is.
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JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs next on earnings’ horizon

Mega banks lose to smaller lenders
July 14, 2014
Next on the earnings list, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, but according to one analyst, the two will post more of the same.
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Wingspan looks to grow in Florida

Hiring for numerous positions
July 9, 2014
Wingspan Portfolio Advisors is looking to significantly expand its offices in Melbourne, Florida, hiring for a variety of mortgage-related positions.
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Judicial states' foreclosure pipelines struggle to keep pace

CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory falls 31 months straight
July 8, 2014
Although the nation’s foreclosure inventory continues to post strong improvement, it's filtering across America disproportionately, with judicial states significantly lagging behind non-judicial.
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Fannie Mae: Housing market recovery on pause

Normal housing levels delayed until 2016
July 7, 2014
The housing recovery is struggling to kick it into high gear, reflecting a more subdued market. But despite the lackluster results, there is still one glimpse of good news in the numbers.
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