Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Five leading economists weigh in and the answer may surprise you

Auction.com partners with Google to predict housing trends

Nowcast will predict in real time

The New York Times rambles, and mangles mortgages along the way

Mortgage finance and mortgage regulation aren’t the paper’s strong suits
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Items Tagged with 'Too-big-to-fail'

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Federal Reserve: Big banks have one, key advantage over others

Perceived lack of risk sure saves big bucks
Jacob Gaffney
And doing business as a too-big-to-fail bank means more money transactions by volume, compared to smaller banks. Mix that with a perception that the big bank is too-big-to-fail and investors show favoritism.
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Need something from your banker? There's a fee for that

Bloomberg charts rise in fee charging
Jacob Gaffney
The banking business is officially chasing every nickel and dime again.
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Banks question what the end picture looks like

New regulations spark all of the analysis
Brena Swanson
Despite an onslaught of new regulation to reduce the threat of too-big-to-fail banks, banks are starting to question what the end picture is supposed to look like.
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