After the Senate voted 61-37 Tuesday afternoon to approve its $838 billion version of President Obama's economic stimulus bill, House-Senate negotiations were immediately underway -- stretching late into Tuesday night -- and there now appears to be a deal in the works to finalize the legislation.
Negotiators are expected to emerge from closed-door meetings later Wednesday and gather in a public session to sign off on a compromise bill, tentatively holding a price tag of $790 billion, that would then be sent to the full House and Senate for final approval.
Moody's Economy.com told MSNBC in an interview that Q1 2007 was the worst ever for delinquencies. EVER. HW is attempting to discuss the matter with Moody's representatives and will hopefully have more in-depth information for our readers.
Melvin Luther Watt quietly slid into his office as the first appointed director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. It was the end of last year, in mid-December. Christmas was coming and the markets were in the middle of the harshest winter in years. As he took over the office of Acting Director Ed DeMarco — himself the unassuming lightning rod for the nation’s housing policy — Watt gave no indication of what he intended to do with his new position; arguably the most powerful job in mortgage finance..
Crowdfunding has swept through large verticals of consumer finance, including student loans and credit card debt. And so, naturally, in a market of rising property values, the real estate market is the latest frontier for crowd-based financing. Read More
Like oxygen, warehouse lending is one of the mortgage industry’s essential life-supporting elements. And fortunately, the warehouse segment is in much better health today than it was six years ago, as we are back up to around 70 warehouse lenders at my last count. Read More