Items Tagged with 'Person Relation'


  • Living large

    More than 1 million loan modifications have been attempted since the housing meltdown, which offered borrowers billions in total payment reductions.  Yet, modification redefault rates have...
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  • NPR Offers Remedial MBS Analysis for Regulators

    I'm going all the way to the end of my limb to say, as often as possible, in as many different ways as I can, that I believe the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are misleading themselves and the American public by insisting that asset-backed securitization will resume if only they rewrite the current rules for disclosure. The enhancements they are calling for substantially exist already, and to call for them anew disingenuously implies that they don't.
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  • CSI: Vendetta!

    This is from Short News: "CSI" writer and producer Sarah Goldfinger has been sued by real estate agents Melinda and Scott Tamkin, after a pair of shady characters strongly resembled them in one of the plots of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation". According to the suit, Goldfinger tried to buy a house in 2005 from homeowners represented by the Tomkins. In the Las Vegas-set show, a woman called Melinda dies and her husband Scott is the prime suspect in the mysterious death.
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  • One Voice Less

    Terrible news to start Monday. The community of those of us that write about the mortgage industry is small to begin with, and the community of those considered "mortgage bloggers" is even smaller than that. Which makes news today of the passing of Doris Dungey -- Tanta to those who read her work over at Calculated Risk -- a very sad day, indeed, and a reminder that there are larger issues than the nation's housing crisis at work.
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