Fannie, Freddie near Deal that Could Boost Mortgage Lending
Originator Times | 17 October 2014
Lenders have blamed those penalties for tight credit

U.S. Renters “Financially Fragile”
Squared Away Blog | 16 October 2014
Things got markedly worse for renters after the Great Recession…

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S&P Probed by New York Attorney General Over Mortgage Bonds
Bloomberg | 03 October 2014
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating Standard & Poor’s…

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Humbling Proof in High Probablilities
Joshua Pollard | September 2014
is humbling proof in high probabilities. As an economist, statistician and housing expert, I am lamentably confident that home prices will fall by 15%…

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Firm Seeks Lending Revolution
Bloomberg | 07 September 2014
The head of consumer-product marketing at Google Inc. (GOOG) and a former general counsel for a travel website are seeking to transform the mortgage-finance industry…

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Fannie Mae Chops Outlooks for Housing in 2014, 2015
Yahoo! Finance | 18 August 2014
Mortgage-finance giant Fannie Mae slashed its outlook on Monday…

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Suicide Rate Linked to Foreclosures

YouTube | 21 May 2014
An increase in suicides may be tied to an increase in the number of foreclosures…

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Investor Demand High as Fannie Mae Sets Price Range for Risky Mortgage Securities
Yahoo! Finance | 20 May 2014
The latest place where investors are taking on more risk in exchange for apparently meager returns: the U.S. housing market…

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FHFA Official Arrested for Threatening Former Director Ed DeMarco
Reverse Mortgage Daily | 07 May 2014
Richard Hornsby, chief operating officer of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, was charged with threatening…

Paul Krugman Suggested Fed Create A Housing Bubble In 2002 (After The Horse Was Out Of The Barn)
Confounded Interest | 14 April 2014
Yesterday, I wrote about America’s 18 year recession that started in 1997-1999…

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Buying Intero Real Estate
Silicon Valley Business Journal | 09 May 2014
Warren Buffett’s legendary holding company Berkshire Hathaway is close to acquiring Intero Real Estate Services…

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DoubleLine’s Gundlach Recommends Betting Against Housing
Bloomberg | 05 May 2014
Jeffrey Gundlach, manager of the DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund…

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Senators Delay Action on Fannie Mae Amid Democrats’ Rift
Bloomberg | 29 April 2014
Prospects for a bipartisan housing-finance overhaul dimmed as Democrats on a U.S. Senate panel struggled to reach consensus…

Arrears and Foreclosures
The Economist | 26 April 2014
When the global housing boom turned to bust, mortgage arrears spiked…

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