Urban Institute: Qualified Mortgage impact overblown

Urban Institute: Qualified Mortgage impact overblown

New rules have only slightly slowed mortgage lending

WATCH: Former Wells Fargo CEO calls BofA fine “extortion”

Kovacevich says fine is political and has “nothing to do with justice”

BofA reaches $16.65B settlement over "toxic waste" mortgages

Loans date back to Countrywide and Merrill Lynch
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Why are these the top 10 markets for mom-and-pop landlords?

This is where rents outstrip mortgage payments
Trey Garrison
Some places it just pays more to rent out your home when you move someplace else rather than simply selling it, because it pays every month.
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It's officially unaffordable to rent in almost all major cities

Zillow study outlines renting's deep impact on buying
Brena Swanson

"But the health of the for-sale market is directly tied to the rental market, where affordability is really suffering," said Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries.


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What can you get for $1 million in housing these days?

It's not two houses at the same time or even a bigger house
Trey Garrison
Home values are down 11% from their pre-meltdown peak in 2007, and $1 million doesn’t go nearly as far as it used to, according to Zillow’s number crunchers.
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Report: NAR pushes FTC to block Zillow, Trulia deal

New York Post source cites anti-competitive worries
Brena Swanson
The National Association of Realtors wants the Federal Trade Commission to block the $3.5 billion merger of Zillow and Trulia, according to an article in the New York Post.
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Zillow: Top 10 cities where you should rent out your home

Long-term profit vs. short-term profit
Brena Swanson
Homeowners are faced with two options when they decide to move up the property ladder: sell the old home or rent it out. If you live in Oklahoma, you might want to check this list before putting your home back on the market.
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WATCH: Zillow CEO accepts ice-bucket challenge

Top executives raise awareness for ALS
Brena Swanson
The ice-bucket challenge is moving across the nation, with top celebrities and professional athletes jumping on board. The most recent person to join the trend was none other than Zillow’s CEO Spencer Rascoff.
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Zillow: Mortgage rates tick up slightly

Predicts mortgage application decrease of 2%
Ben Lane
“Mortgage rates were subdued last week as ongoing geopolitical concerns and economic softness in Europe encouraged investors to buy U.S. mortgage-backed securities as a safe haven,” said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow.
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Despite “record” second quarter, Zillow posts $10.48 million loss

Site sets new traffic record in July
Ben Lane
The company posted record quarterly revenue in the second quarter, and also received record quarterly and all-time traffic to its website. Plus it wants to buy Trulia. So when might Zillow start to see a profit?
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Here's why Realogy supports the Zillow, Trulia deal

“We are optimistic going forward”
Brena Swanson
Amid all the whispers in the industry on the huge Zillow and Trulia acquisition, executives at Realogy Holdings project that their business is in line to gain from the deal.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: BofA mortgage woes piling up

Nonbanks under the gun; Homebuyers getting older
Trey Garrison
Bank of America still trying to get unstuck from the mortgage bond tar, interest rates have a 5.3% target rate, and home price growth slows to 4.6% projected growth for 2014.
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