News

  • Rate Snapshot: When will the Fed begin increasing rates? by MPA

    This week is all about the FOMC policy statement and how the phrasing of the statement will be translated to when the Fed is going to begin increasing interest rates.

  • 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.

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