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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Chronicling The Fed’s Follies: America’s Housing Fiasco Is On You, Alan Greenspan
Contra Corner | 22 April 2014
So far we have experienced 7 million foreclosures…

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The Spectre Haunting San Francisco
The Economist | 16 April 2014
Yesterday the New York Times ran a piece on a brewing rent crisis in America…

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Zillow to Give Chinese Homebuyers Access to U.S. Listings
Bloomberg Businessweek | 02 April 2014
Zillow Inc. agreed to make its U.S. property listings available to Chinese consumers through a partnership with a Beijing-based website…

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Stick A Fork In The “Housing Recovery” (Spoiler Alert: Blame Record Student Debt)
Zero Hedge | 20 March 2014
The chart below from Bank of America – showing the progression of first-time US homebuyers in recent months…

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