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MBS Day Ahead: Now Things Are Getting Interesting!

By Matthew Graham Posted To: MBS Commentary Yesterday’s morning commentary contained a chart and discussion on Treasury yields breaking above the upper bollinger band for 5 consecutive days. Yesterday went on to extent that streak to 6 days. At this point, things are getting extremely interesting due to how uncommon this sort of streak is. In the last 20 years …

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DS News Webcast: Thursday 5/7/2015

By Jordan Funderburk Housing and economic activity has returned to or exceeded normal levels in 68 of about 360 metropolitan areas in the country as of the end of Q1 2015, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index released Wednesday. The 68 markets represent a year-over-year increase of seven markets. The score for … The …

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Spring Gains Mean Good News For Housing Moving Forward

By Brian Honea Despite the gains for the housing market this spring, the Census Bureau reported that homeownership nationwide had fallen to 63.7 percent in Q1, its lowest level since the 1990s, with ongoing declines happening primarily among households under age 45. The post Spring Gains Mean Good News For Housing Moving Forward appeared first on DSNews. Via:: Spring Gains …

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Single-Family Rental Transactions See Low Delinquencies, Improved Vacancies

By Brian Honea Delinquencies remained low among 15 single-family rental securitizations for March, according to data reported by Morningstar Credit Ratings in a recent report titled “Single-Family Research: Performance Summary Covering All Morningstar Rated Securitizations.” The post Single-Family Rental Transactions See Low Delinquencies, Improved Vacancies appeared first on DSNews. Via:: Single-Family Rental Transactions See Low Delinquencies, Improved Vacancies       

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By Region, Lowest-Priced Homes Survived Housing Crisis

By xhevrije Lower-priced homes stood a better chance at survival during the 2006-2009 housing crisis, according to an Urban Wire blog post by the Urban Institute and authors Jun Zhu and Bing Bai. Not only did cheaper homes recover more quickly from the bust, according to national averages and location data found by the Urban Institute, cheaper homes became more …

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Mortgage Applications Down 4.6 Percent

By xhevrije According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications report, mortgage applications have decreased 4.6 percent from last week. The Market Composite Index, which measures the amount of mortgage loans, decreased 4.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week ending May 1. The Index experienced a 4 percent decrease compared to last week on an …

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MBS RECAP: And Now For Something Completely The Same

By Matthew Graham Posted To: MBS Commentary Bonds sold off again. Don’t look so surprised. Yes, ADP data was weaker than expected, but it didn’t matter due to pervasively weaker momentum driven by the ongoing European bond market rout and a perpetually gluttonous buffet of corporate bond issuance. If all that made sense to you, you probably don’t need to …

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OCC Works to Decrease Regulatory Burden on National Banks, FSAs

By xhevrije The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) took steps toward reducing the regulatory burden placed on community national banks and federal savings associations (FSAs) by participating in an outreach meeting as part of the Economic Growth and Paperwork Reduction Act (EGRPRA) on Monday. The post OCC Works to Decrease Regulatory Burden on National Banks, FSAs appeared …

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