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Mortgage Rates Predicted to Increase in 2014 – What Can You Do?

May 21, 2014 by 2 Comments

The mortgage and housing industry has struggled to recover since the subprime meltdown six years ago. In the aftermath of the crisis, foreclosure rates hit an all-time high in many major cities across the nation; home sales came to a standstill in other markets; and banks saw an increase in their number of short sales and... View Article

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QRM Rules Could Keep 25 Million Homeowners From Refinancing, Cause More Declines in Home Values

April 14, 2011 by Leave a comment

This morning a white paper on the proposed risk retention (QRM) guidelines for mortgage lending was published by a variety of housing industry groups including the National Association of Realtors, the Mortgage Bankers Association, The National Association of Home Builders, the Mortgage Insurance Companies of America, the Center for Responsible Lending, and the Community Mortgage... View Article

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