Mortgage application defects keep rising

Mortgage application defects keep rising

Michigan, Florida, Texas lead First American application defect index

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SEC filings reveal BlackRock’s substantial interest in housing

Ownership disclosures show breadth of empire
Over the last few weeks, HousingWire has chronicled the stock ownership disclosures of BlackRock, revealing that the company holds significant interest in many of housing’s biggest names, including Altisource Residential, CoreLogic and Lowe’s. As it turns out, those disclosures only scratch the surface of how deep BlackRock’s roots extend into housing.
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Home Depot stock takes off

Lowe's falls behind its competitor
When home retailer stocks, including Lowe’s and Home Depot, dipped slightly last week, Barclays predicted a firm rebound, and a rebound it has gotten.
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Homebuilders posed for pullback

Recent activity on Wall Street indicates sector weakness
It doesn't look good for homebuilders share prices in the near term. Recent action in the iShares Dow Jones US Home Construction fund indicates weakness in the sector and these stocks are starting to break down.
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