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Credit Suisse settles Assured Guaranty mortgage lawsuit

Terms remain undisclosed
Jacob Gaffney
Assured Guaranty said in a statement posted on its website that it had reached an agreement to resolve the dispute without disclosing the terms.
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Latest jumbo RMBS from Credit Suisse awarded AAA ratings

DBRS cites high quality borrowers as strength of deal
Ben Lane
“This transaction exhibits high-quality credit attributes such as low loan-to-value ratios, strong borrower credit and full documentation on substantially all loans,” DBRS said in its presale report. “In addition, the pool contains no interest-only loans and no investment properties.”
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Credit Suisse: This is slowing down homeownership

Home affordability no longer as compelling
Brena Swanson
Affordability is no longer a compelling motivator for first-time homebuyers due to the recent increase in housing costs, according to a new report from Credit Suisse.
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Here’s how the top 5 housing markets look for fall homebuying

Future not too promising
Brena Swanson
The housing market is hesitantly moving into the fall homebuying season, and so far the results don't look too promising. These top 5 markets illustrate just where housing is going.
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Getting ready for multi-borrower, single-family rental securities

This is the next step in an expanding market
Brent Taggart
The real excitement at ABS East wasn’t about single-investor deals, like the ones we’ve seen, but about the potential for multi-borrower deals. Here's why it's so exciting for the market.
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Credit Suisse scores again in second BlackRock RMBS sale

Pool was acquired from UBS in 2008
Trey Garrison
Credit Suisse on Tuesday won two separate bids for a combined $4.4 billion pool of legacy residential mortgage-backed securities sold by BlackRock.
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Credit Suisse: Homebuyers discouraged by rising prices

Traffic index lower than expected in 32 markets
Sarah Wheeler
Stalemate. Buyers expect deal and sellers expect rebound in market pricing.
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Credit Suisse brings another jumbo RMBS to market

2nd this year, 5th since housing recovery began
Ben Lane
The residential mortgage-backed securities deal is backed by 364 loans with a total principal balance of $277.73 million.
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Credit Suisse to pay $885 million to settle MBS claims

Brena Swanson
Credit Suisse reached an agreement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency to pay $885 million to resolve claims related to mortgage-backed securities.
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Nonbanks get boost in trading from Hayman going big on Nationstar

HW 30 gains as investment banks drop on JPMorgan warning
Trey Garrison
A warning from JPMorgan Chase on first-quarter revenues for big investment banks and a big investment in Nationstar Mortgage by Kyle Bass’ billion-dollar hedge fund made big impacts on several in the HW 30 index.
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