Although they don’t seem to have dealt the industry a huge blow in the short run, interest-rate increases could put the brakes on homebuying in the long term
Rising interest rates could make younger retirees reconsider taking out reverse mortgage credit lines
In my last article, I walked you through the second step of my seven steps for building a strong, profitable partnership with top-producing Realtors.
California, which has been called the “epicenter” of the foreclosure and mortgage crisis by Attorney General Kamala Harris, was one of the states hardest hit by the economic meltdown and real estate crash brought on by the latest financial crisis. According to a recent report, in 2011, seven of the nation’s ten cities hardest hit by foreclosure were in California.
Strategic default, the questionable practice of walking away from a mortgage that no longer makes economic sense from an equity point of view, would be an acceptable option to 68 million Americans.
(NAR) Recently released government data for 2011 from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) shows just how tight mortgage credit has been.