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John Paulson and George Soros Score Big Selling OneWest Bank For $3.4 Billion
IndyMac was the second-biggest bank failure of the financial crisis and the FDIC agreed to share losses on a portfolio of loans. Mnuchin’s group was the only bidder for IndyMac’s assets and the......

Digital Analytics in Student Housing
relations, marketing, branding and event-planning firm with a specialization in the student housing market. GlobeSt.com recently caught up with Krisay to find out how digital analytics functions......

Why the Second Half of 2014 Will Be Better Than the First
The housing market has been sluggish in many markets over the past six months, after last year’s double-digit appreciation. But researchers at the real estate brokerage Redfin say they see signs......

REALTORS® Discuss FHA's Future at White House Event
to maintain its important role in today’s marketplace. Brown also underscored NAR’s call to FHA to decrease burdensome fees and eliminate the requirement that mortgage insurance be held for the......

5 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make
need to be ready to make a quick decision if they’re housing market is heating up. Buying a home is “really like finding a job – it’s going to take a lot of time to prepare,” says Cara Pierce......

RE/MAX Allows Buyers to Shop by Traffic
work, according to the 2013 National Community Preferences Survey , conducted by the NAR and American Strategies.  Source: RE/MAX...

Mortgage rates in Port Townsend, Washington
home or looking to refinance. We provide the ability to check local mortgage rates in Port Townsend with our easy rates search function. It offers real-time, accurate data on mortgage......

The Human Factor in Housing Market Data
One of the great draws of studying the housing market for an economist like me is the availability of data. Every month, price indices, existing home sales, housing starts and sentiment surveys......

Volatility Update: Business As Usual After Violence Riles VIX?
A flurry of earnings and economic news this week may divert the stock market’s attention away from global violence—at least for now. Indeed, risk perceptions as measured by the CBOE Volatility......

Week Ahead Market Report: July 21, 2014
lower by 1.11% today. In economic news, CPI and Existing Home Sales are released tomorrow, Initial Claims on Thursday and Durable Goods on Friday. Companies......

Economy Watch: Consumer Sentiment Up in June
markets, and the outlook for new orders in manufacturing have offset the housing market weakness over the past six months.” The Conference Board compiles its indexes from a number of economic......

How Long Can Interest Rates Defy The Odds?
seen the cost of owning a home cut dramatically by record low mortgage rates. On the other hand, depositors in CDs, savings and money market accounts have seen interest on their savings all but......

Realtors® President Joins Housing Experts at White House for FHA’s 80th Anniversary Celebration
real estate market and housing recovery. "As the leading advocate for homeownership, NAR has always supported FHA's single- and multifamily mortgage insurance programs, which provide safe......

Blood pressure rises on housing
Let's be clear: What's currently plaguing the housing market is nothing like the heart attack leading to the near-death experience of the 2007-08 financial crisis. But the housing market might......

Bank REOs Down 24% From a Year Ago
properties continue to wane as more-traditional sellers find their way into the housing market and home prices continue to rise.”...