Google prepares to launch mortgage comparison tool

Google prepares to launch mortgage comparison tool

“Compare” service for mortgages already in use in the U.K.

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SEC filings reveal BlackRock’s substantial interest in housing

Ownership disclosures show breadth of empire
Ben Lane
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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Revealed: BlackRock owns considerable stock in housing’s biggest players

Owns more than just Altisource
Ben Lane
Altisource is not the only housing stock BlackRock owns. In fact, according to recent filings with the SEC, BlackRock owns a substantial stake in another of Ocwen’s associates, Home Loan Servicing Solutions, as well as considerable interests in CoreLogic and Lowe’s.
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Housing economy stocks shed negative Syria sentiment

Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq also showed improvement
Megan Hopkins
The HW 30 ended the day on a positive note, up 0.28%, with a majority of the components showing improvement. The markets opened higher, though most notably the Dow Jones slid on fears of a conflict in Syria.
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HW 30 stocks shaken by volatile rates, economic reports

mREITS stay in positive territory
Megan Hopkins
The majority of the HW 30 components dipped slightly on Tuesday after the S&P/Case-Shiller home price report implied a definite slowing in home price growth. However, mREIT stocks bucked this trend, ending the day on a positive note.
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Home Depot stock takes off

Lowe's falls behind its competitor
Megan Hopkins
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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Homebuilder stocks struggle on new home sales report

Analysts anticipate firm rebound for building product stocks
Megan Hopkins
The new home sales report released Friday morning by the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development created chaos for many homebuilder stocks, according to the HW 30.
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Lowe’s earnings jump 26%

Retailer beats analyst estimates
HousingWire Staff
Home improvement giant Lowe’s surpassed second-quarter expectations, posting a 26% jump in earnings.
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Retailer earnings surge on recovering housing market

Home Depot and Lowe's both expecting growth
Megan Hopkins
Home Depot might not have appeared too pretty on the stock market Tuesday, but nobody was pointing fingers at its second-quarter earnings report.
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Homebuilders posed for pullback

Recent activity on Wall Street indicates sector weakness
HousingWire Staff
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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Lowe's 1Q profit up, 2012 outlook down

Jessica Huseman
Lowe's [stock LOW][/stock] first quarter profit was 14% higher year-over-year due to unseasonably warm weather in the quarter, but the company lowered expectations for 2012 in...
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