Revealed: BlackRock owns considerable stock in housing’s biggest players

Who wins the Super Bowl…of real estate?

Redfin deflates Patriots' homeowners

CFPB wants more mortgages in "underserved" areas

And here's how they will get it done
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The truth about a housing "recovery" in 2015

Lynn Effinger looks into his crystal ball
Lynn Effinger
With a virtual plethora of articles appearing in 2014 throughout the “regular” media, the blogosphere, and various other venues regarding the strength or weakness in our economy, one could surmise that there is a clear trend. One expert says that, yes, there is a trend, but it is not a positive one.
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Flagstar posts big loss in shrinking mortgage market

CEO hopes 'to achieve profitability in any mortgage environment'
Jacob Gaffney
"During the quarter, we made the determination to significantly bolster our loan loss reserve estimates which results in an increase to the loss coverage period from approximately 12 months to 18 months," Flagstar CEO Sandro DiNello said.
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Inspector General: Fannie Mae should implement repurchase late fees

Failure to do so in the past cost taxpayers
Trey Garrison
Freddie Mac assesses late fees on aged outstanding repurchase demands, while Fannie Mae has no monetary penalties to encourage their resolution.
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Fifth Third sets aside $69 million to pay lawyers

Bank manages fourth-quarter profit in litigious circumstances
Jacob Gaffney
Depending on who you believe, the fourth quarter results at Fifth Third came in either as expected or beat expectations.
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