CFPB doubles down against marketing services agreements

CFPB doubles down against marketing services agreements

Underscores that MSAs could constitute mortgage kickbacks

Did Sen. Corker violate SEC rules, Senate ethics by telling investors to short GSEs?

Made questionable remarks on CNBC regarding stocks

House passes bipartisan TRID grace period bill 303-121

Next comes Senate, then looming threat of veto from White House

Items Tagged with 'Pending Home Sales'


Pending home sales decline 1.4% in August

Index gained on annual basis but well below analyst expectations
Pending home sales retreated in August despite analyst expectations of a 0.5% gain. According to the National Association of Realtors' chief economist, "There are looming speed bumps that have the potential to impact housing."
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Pending homes sales remain flat in July

Modest 0.5% rise led by gains in Northeast
Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in July, but rose modestly for the sixth time in seven months, according to the National Association of Realtors. Is this the start of a sustained slowdown? Read on.
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Revises sales forecast down, prices unchanged
The last half of July did not match the first half, and that means a big change in what was expecting for existing home sales. Their forecast is the earliest one out of the gate, so it could spell big trouble. Read on.
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Pending home sales surge again in February

Good news for the spring homebuying season
Good news for the industry, especially given that 2015 is off to a bad start for housing in terms of housing starts, completions and permits. Pending home sales in February surged to their highest level since June 2013, continuing the record high set last month.
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