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Fannie Mae: Serious Delinquencies Lowest Since 2008
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Fannie Mae: Serious Delinquencies Lowest Since 2008

July's serious mortgage delinquency rate declined to 1.63%, the lowest level since... Read more

Orange County Has Second-Highest Ownership Premium in Nation
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Orange County Has Second-Highest Ownership Premium in Nation

The Orange County (Calif.) Register staffer Jonathan Lansner slices and dices a... Read more

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The Glass Half-Full Economy The Glass Half-Full Economy

The Wall Street Journal's Neil King Jr. looks at a promising report from J.P. Morgan's chief economist Michael Feroli who sees some positive signs brewing in the economy which should help to weather any overseas financial storms. Read more

China Tops List of International U.S. Home Buyers, For the First Time
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China Tops List of International U.S. Home Buyers, For the First Time

RealtyTrac offers up the first in a two-part series on international home buyers... Read more

Will Fed Start Buying Mortgages Again?
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Will Fed Start Buying Mortgages Again?

The Orange County (Calif.) Register contributing columnist Jeff Lazerson offers... Read more

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For Low-Income Families, It's Too Hard to Get a Mortgage For Low-Income Families, It's Too Hard to Get a Mortgage

The Atlantic senior associate editor Gillian B. White details a new Fannie Mae loan program loaded with interesting perks to assist low-income and minority households. Read more

Loan Rates for New Homes Shoot Up in July to 2015 High
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Loan Rates for New Homes Shoot Up in July to 2015 High

The NAHB's Paul Emrath mined fresh data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency... Read more

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An Internet Bank is Lending (Almost) Like it's 2004 An Internet Bank is Lending (Almost) Like it's 2004

New York Times staffer Peter Eavis reports that Bank of Internet USA, which has extended big loans to high-earning people other lenders might shun, has been making profits, and setting off alarm bells. Read more

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Delinquencies Decline as Housing Heals Delinquencies Decline as Housing Heals

Serious delinquency rates are declining, but still remain above the average rates seen leading up to the housing crisis. Read more

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Credit Scores Are Rising, and Becoming More Visible Credit Scores Are Rising, and Becoming More Visible

The New York Times' Ann Carrns looks at a fresh analysis from Fair Isaac Corp., better known as FICO, which showed the current national average FICO score to be 695, its highest level in more than a decade. Read more

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