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Minneapolis Fed Chief: Break Up the Too Big to Fail Banks

In his first speech as the new president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari took on a strikingly political edge by complaining about the limits in enforcing the Too Big to Fail (TBTF) aspect of a Dodd-Frank Act.

Mortgage Rates and Builder Confidence Drop, Home Values Rise

Average mortgage rates fell for the third consecutive week, according to Fredd

The new Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance premium deduction could result in an average savings of $446 per year, according to a new analysis from ATTOM Data Solutions

Study: $446 Annual Average Savings from New FHA Premium Deduction

The new Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance premium deduction could result in an average savings of $446 per year, according to a

There was mixed news in the latest housing starts data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Single-Family Housing Starts Drop in December

There was mixed news in the latest housing starts data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

Home loan purchase percentages closed 2016 on the rise while refinancing began to slightly soften, according to the latest Ellie Mae Origination Insight Report

Percentage of Home Purchases Increases in December

Home loan purchase percentages closed 2016 on the rise while refinancing began to slightly soften, according to the latest

Home loan applications were up for a second consecutive week, according to the latest Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey

Mortgage Applications Up Slightly

Home loan applications were up for a second consecutive week, according to the latest

he housing market ended 2016 on a vibrant note, according to the latest RE/MAX National Housing Report

RE/MAX: 2016 Home Sales Best Since Recession

The housing market ended 2016 on a vibrant note, according to the latest

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) has looked into the future and does not see Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as a viable candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020

Warren Sidesteps Questions on Trump as "Legitimate President"

 

More than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts face significant risks hurricane storm damage that could, in a worst case scenario, result in more than $1.5 trillion in total reconstruction costs

The Windiest City in the U.S. Is…

When it came to wind speed, Nashville snagged the title of the windiest city in 2016, according to new data from

Nearly half of all homebuyers are buying a home for the first time, according to the newly released Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends. However, financing a first-time home purchase continues to be a challenge

New Data Charts First-Time Homebuyer Challenges

Nearly half of all homebuyers are buying a home for the first time, according to the newly released

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