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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Mortgage & Banking
Posts on Regator:167
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Archived Since:April 25, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Historic Jumbo Mortgage Rates: Prudent Borrowers Rewardeds

Jumbo Mortgage Rates continue to hover at historic lows but we have noticed a trend among investors of extreme diligence on ensuring ultra high loan quality. This weighs heavily on a client that has a complex financial picture as the time and paperwork required is a few steps removed from an IRS audit. Show More Summary

HARP and Other Home Refinancing Options

HARP and Other Home Refinancing Options The housing bubble of 2008 placed many homeowners in an underwater position where mortgage balances greatly exceeded a home’s actual market value. In response to these conditions, the federal government...Show More Summary

Justice Left In This Empire?

I say yes. A great step and much more is needed. Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Real Estate Deflation Machine Speeding Up?

Housing continues to fall in the majority of cities across the country. Here is a way back price drop in a premium community in Orange County, CA This home was purchased in March 2001 from Lennar(builder) for $875k. It went pending this...Show More Summary

Costs Flying Sky high While Others Nearly Plummet

One way of measuring inflation is to gauge how prices for an assortment of goods and services have varied over time. Another approach involves looking at changes in how much things cost relative to what the average worker earns (theShow More Summary

Solar Power!

Home Solar Power Discounts - One Block Off the Grid Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Negative Equity: How Many Loans are Underwater in Your State?

Use BestJumboRate.com to find the best jumbo mortgage rates based upon your complete financial profile. Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Jumbo and Conforming Loan Rate Update

Mortgage Delinquency continues to be a problem. It is our view that this could take several more years to run it's course. Average days till a home goes from first missed payment to getting listed as a foreclosure is roughly 1.5 to 2 full years in most states. Show More Summary

Global Slowdown. Ex-Asia No One Recovered. Asia Slowing Since 2010

TPL Aug 10 11 Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Jumbo Loan Rates Never Lower As Government Loan Limits Drop

If you have been keeping up with the real estate news, you may know that the mortgage loan limits on jumbo mortgage loans set by Congress are about to change. A jumbo mortgage is one that must be eligible to sell to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac and it exceeds the amount of a conventional conforming limit. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam."Show me the Money."

Please visit Visualizing Economics for the Super Big Chart. Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Jumbo Loan Rates Continue Hovering Below 5%

Mortgage Delinquency continues to be a problem. It is our view that this could take several more years to run it's course. Average days till a home goes from first missed payment to getting listed at as a foreclosure is roughly 1.5 to 2 full years in most states. Show More Summary

Energy: Where the jobs of today and tomorrow are found.

Renewable energy is the fastest growing energy sector, despite the fact we still get the majority of our power from non-renewable sources. Oil, coal and fossil fuels are not only in limited supply, but are also detrimental to the health of the planet. Show More Summary

Show Me The Money

As we have previously discussed the current unemployment rate and poor GDP figures hide the enormous gains of the high net worth and high earners. Cap Gemini has all of the details. Most of America may be treading water, but the High Net Worth Individuals are getting their piece of the pie. Mortgage Insider dishes it straight on housing and the jumbo mortgage market.

Jumbo Loan Strategic Defaults on the Rise

When Tracy Bremmer, director of decision sciences at Experian, talks about mortgage defaults, she has more than reams of data behind her. She has personal experience. She tell a story, embellished slightly but still representative, of...Show More Summary

Let's use the US Government Credit Card.

The latest topic swirling around is the Bush proposal to put checks in the mailboxes of every taxpayer to stimulate the economy. That is equivalent of using the government HELOC to once again bail the republic out of the latest cris...

FED Hits Panic Button. Jumbo Loan Rates at Historic Lows.

On my way into work this morning, I heard that Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve Board cut the target rate for banks’ short-term lending to 3.5%. This makes it more worthwhile for banks to take on more risk with their money, le...

Ultimate Buy American: Foreign Purchase of US Residential Real Estate

Last year, international buyers spent a whopping $41 billion to purchase US residential Real Estate. Some of this is attributable to the weak American Peso, but lower US RRE prices relative to European counterparts are also a factor....Show More Summary

Spanish Elite Say: Let Them Drink Sangria.

Looking at these pictures from Barcelona one would think this is Tunisia, Cairo, or at best, Athens. Instead, it is from the once incomparably wealthy capital of Catalunia (although they did have Olympics there: an event guaranteed to...Show More Summary

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