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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Homes sold at a faster clip in September: Zillow

Low inventory pressures buyers to act
Brena Swanson
Homes sold at a faster clip in September when compared to a year ago, spending a median of 86 days on the market as declining inventory for homes created added pressure for buyers.
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S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices rose 12.8% annually in August

Growth pace moderated as mortgage rates edged up
Brena Swanson
Home prices continued to climb in August, with the average home price growing 12.8% for the 10- and 20-city composites year-over-year.
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Wells Fargo Slashes Dividend Amid Rising Loan Losses

Paul Jackson
Wells Fargo & Co. [stock WFC][/stock] became the last major commercial bank to cut its dividend amid mounting pressure from bad mortgages and related loans on its books Friday morning, cutting its quarterly common stock dividend 85 percent, from $.34 to $.05 per share.
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