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Default rates on first and second mortgages declined in May, according to new data released in the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices

Mortgage Default Rates Down in May

Default rates on first and second mortgages declined in May, according to new data released in the

Wall Street Donors Sour on a Clinton-Warren Union

Hillary Clinton’s cash flow from Wall Street firms and executives could evaporate if she picks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as her running mate in this year’s election.

Housing starts did not enjoy much traction in May, but that did not create much concern in the industry, while housing sales enjoyed a healthy upswing, according to the latest market data

Housing Starts Stagnate, Housing Sales Rise

Housing starts did not enjoy much traction in May, but that did not create much concern in the industry, while housing sales enjoyed a health

For the second consecutive week, Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) is reporting a decline in average fixed mortgage rates

Mortgage Rates Dip Again

For the second consecutive week,

The Federal Reserve cited “diminished” job gains as a primary factor in its decision not to raise interest rates at this time

Fed: No Rate Hike Today

The Federal Reserve cited “diminished” job gains as a primary factor in its decision not to raise interest rates at this time.

Last week was not an odd time for mortgage applications, with drops in the seasonally adjusted levels but healthy spikes in the unadjusted levels

New Housing Data Offers Curious Results

Last week was not an odd time for mortgage applications, with drops in the seasonally adjusted levels but healthy spikes in the unadjusted levels.

Another day, another Top 10 housing list: This time, the number crunchers at Zillow are using their quarterly Breakeven Horizon report to identify the leading “sweet spot” homeownership markets

The Sweetest of the Sweet Spot Housing Markets Is …

Another day, another Top 10 housing list: This time, the number crunchers at

New Data Details Commercial Mortgage Market Activities

The commercial mortgage market was in the data spotlight today, with a pair of reports outlining challenges in that sector’s performance.

Rep. Paul Ryan

Ryan Offers Plan to Scale Back Dodd-Frank

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is planning to present his own version of modifying the Dodd-Frank Act as part of a new plan to change the federal regulatory environment.

As five Northeastern states hold presidential primaries today, Democratic aspirant Bernie Sanders floated a very familiar name as a potential running mate if he gained that party’s nomination

Warren: I’m Ready to be President!

The woman who created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has confidently insisted that she can step into the role of president.

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