Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Valuations skyrocket while earnings expectations have fallen

CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

But don't celebrate just yet

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?

Items Tagged with 'Warren Buffett'


Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: FICO execs say borrower credit keeps improving

Spring selling still going slow
May 11, 2014
It’s been said that we’re in a seller’s market right now, but it appears that some sellers may be taking that belief a little too far. Overpricing a home could drive away many potential buyers, especially those with limited credit access. Not all of us can get jumbo loans.
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Buffet: Housing market has a ways to go

October 25, 2013
Berkshire Hathaway CEO and Chairman Warren Buffet says the housing market is making progress, but still has a ways to go.
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Warren Buffett increases his stake in Wells Fargo

September 3, 2013
Wells Fargo has been a long-term investment favorite of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, and it seems the love affair is far from over.
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Ocwen, Walter Investment win bidding war for ResCap mortgage servicing

October 24, 2012
[Update 1: Ocwen Financial, Walter Investment confirm winning bid]Ocwen Financial [stock OCN][/stock] won the bid for the mortgage servicing rights to Residential Capital, a subsidiary of...
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Countdown begins for auction of ResCap's MSRs

October 19, 2012
Two firms waiting in the wings to acquire Residential Capital's mortgage servicing rights out of bankruptcy are nearing the final bid deadline of 5 p.m. on...
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Buffett: I was 'dead wrong' about housing, so here's more advice

February 28, 2012
The Oracle of Omaha both admitted his misguided call on the housing market, and made another one this week.In this year’s Berkshire Hathaway letter to investors,...
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How time impacts foreclosure rationality

May 3, 2011
I was visiting with a real estate attorney this morning. She was writing a story about the industry in terms that her local market could understand. She writes for a newspaper that serves a fairly swanky East Coast community made up mostly of retirees. Many of her readers are likely living in what once were their vacation homes, most of them paid off.
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Warren Buffett sees housing recovery to start within a year

February 28, 2011
Warren Buffett anticipates a recovery in the housing market to begin within one year and the investment guru said in his biennial letter to investors that...
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Shortfalls Remain at Citi, BofA

May 4, 2009
Citigroup [stock C][/stock] and Bank of America [stock BAC][/stock], two of the largest financial firms reported to lack necessary capital under federal regulators' stress tests, are...
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Buffett Calls for Unity Despite 'Economic Pearl Harbor'

March 9, 2009
The United States is facing an economic Pearl Harbor and has seen its economy "fall off a cliff," said Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett in a CNBC interview Monday. Now, according to the well-known investor, the country faces a choice of remaining confused and divided, or uniting under what must be done. "Fear is very contagious," Buffet said. "I've never seen the consumer -- or Americans -- more fearful than this."
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