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Home Price Growth, Including Distressed Sales, Continues to Stabilize

By Brian Honea When figuring in distressed sales (short sales and REO transactions), home prices jumped by 5.6 percent year-over-year in February, according to CoreLogic’s February 2015 Home Price Index released on Tuesday. The post Home Price Growth, Including Distressed Sales, Continues to Stabilize appeared first on DSNews. Via:: Home Price Growth, Including Distressed Sales, Continues to Stabilize       

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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 4/8/2015

By Jordan Funderburk The optimism expressed by consumers toward the economy and the housing market at the beginning of the year has stalled as consumers’ attitudes toward personal finances and wage growth have taken a step backward, according to Fannie Mae’s March 2015 Housing Survey released Tuesday. Whereas February’s survey showed that consumer optimism toward the economy was … The …

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Foreclosure Starts Leveling Off After Spiking to Start 2015

By Brian Honea Foreclosure starts dropped off by 15 percent according to Black Knight Financial Services’ February 2015 Mortgage Monitor released earlier this week, almost reversing the spike they experienced in January – indicating that foreclosure starts may be leveling off and even nearing pre-recession numbers. The post Foreclosure Starts Leveling Off After Spiking to Start 2015 appeared first on …

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Ginnie Mae: Transforming the Evolving Marketplace

By Brian Honea Today’s housing market barely resembles the market that existed five or even four years ago, much less the environment that was in place when Ginnie Mae was created in 1968 or when it issued the world’s first mortgage-backed security (MBS) in 1970. The post Ginnie Mae: Transforming the Evolving Marketplace appeared first on DSNews. Via:: Ginnie Mae: …

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Fannie Mae: Slow Wage Growth Stalls Consumer Housing Sentiment

By Brian Honea The March employment summary released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed only 126,000 jobs added for the month, which was less than half of the monthly average (266,000) for the 12 previous months, may have played a role in the lack of growth in consumer optimism. That same BLS March employment summary reported …

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New Residential, HLSS Terminate Merger, Enter Into Purchase Agreement

By Brian Honea New Residential Investment and Home Loan Servicing Solutions (HLSS) announced the mutual termination of a merger agreement originally announced on February 22 and instead announced the two firms have entered into a purchase agreement. The post New Residential, HLSS Terminate Merger, Enter Into Purchase Agreement appeared first on DSNews. Via:: New Residential, HLSS Terminate Merger, Enter Into …

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 4/7/2015

By Jordan Funderburk The percentage of short sales and REO sales jumped by 2.2 percentage points in the first quarter of 2015, the largest increase since the first quarter of 2012, according to data released by Clear Capital on Monday. Three years ago, the last time distressed saturation rate experienced an increase that large, nationwide distressed saturation hit … The …

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