Rick Sharga: Is this the end of the housing recovery?

Rick Sharga: Is this the end of the housing recovery?

Maybe it wasn’t the snow after all

Whalen: Nonbanks are taking over mortgage originations

Regulators "get in the way"

Unemployment down almost half from this week last year

At lowest level since December 2007
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Black Knight: Originations fall to lowest level in 14 years

Foreclosure sales down to 2007 level; 95% mods to reset
April 7, 2014
Black Knight Financial Services mortgage data for February data showed that monthly mortgage originations dropped to the lowest number in at least 14 years.
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What tomorrow may bring: How QM impacts Realtors

Real estate agents should ask homebuyers to get conditional mortgage approval
January 9, 2014
Real estate agents have been somewhat absent in the whole debate over the qualified mortgage lending and ability-to-repay rules, but they are not immune from the consequences.
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Trickier non-QM loans will challenge private mortgage bond market

Moody's cites litigation risk as huge roadblock
December 5, 2013
Non-QM loans packed into securitization deals could create excessive legal risk for investors at a time when their appetite for less-restrictive lending standards is growing.
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