• Investors experience huge setback in Lehman RMBS case by MPA

    A U.S. bankruptcy court judge has dealt investors a possible 21-year setback in their battle with Lehman Brothers over losses on residential mortgage-backed securities.

  • Home builder confidence drops by MPA

    Following a four-point uptick last month, confidence in the market fell, according to NAHB data released today. However, home builders appear to be more optimistic than the reality in the housing sector.

  • Oil's crash could lower rates by MPA

    While many economists are predicting a rise in mortgage rates in 2015, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts are forecasting differently.

  • Housing’s millennial mismatch by MPA

    Asking prices are rising faster in Gen X, boomer, and senior markets than in millennial markets. But there’s a mismatch in where young adults live versus where they can afford to buy a home. For many millennials, homeownership will require moving to a cheaper market.

  • Fannie Mae calls on reinsurers in risk-sharing deal by MPA

    Fannie Mae has expanded its risk sharing offerings with the announcement of a deal, which transfers the credit risk on a pool of loans.

  • Transparency: The key to building trust by MPA

    In our industry--an industry that has taken quite a few hits in the media in recent years--establishing trust is even more important.


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