A big deal in nonprime mortgages proves leery investors are finally hungry again

A big deal in nonprime mortgages proves leery investors are finally hungry again

Subprime Securities aren't coming. They are calling them Nonprime loans now. And they are bundling them back into securities again. Combine that with the credit agencies no longer looking at Tax Judgements and Fannie Mae loosing up Debt to Income Ratios, more nonprime people will qualify for loans. That's good news for me because we'll have more non-performing notes out there. For the rest of you folks, the good news is that we are starting small, so it might be a while before there is a large impact.

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Next Asset Bubble Cracks: It’s so Big even the Fed is Fretting

Next Asset Bubble Cracks: It’s so Big even the Fed is Fretting

Commercial real estate’s eight-year boom reached such breath-taking levels that even the Fed has been pointing it out as one of the reasons for tightening monetary policy. The Fed is worried because of the size of the sector, its leverage, and what it did to the banks during the Financial Crisis. And now commercial real estate prices are heading south once again.

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Are We Headed for Another Bursting Housing Bubble in 2017?

Are We Headed for Another Bursting Housing Bubble in 2017?

Housing prices may be appreciating at a seemingly unsustainable rate once again in some markets around the country, but Christopher Thornberg believes the nation’s economic fundamentals will continue to be much more sound in 2017 than when the market began to implode back in 2005.

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Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulations

Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulations

The nation's home builders couldn't be happier with President Trump's first move to roll back strict environmental rules.

A monthly index of builder sentiment jumped six points to the highest level in 12 years. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market index hit 71 in March, a sizable jump from 58 in March of 2016. Anything above 50 is considered positive sentiment.

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Analyzing the “Who” Behind Recent Real Estate Boom

Analyzing the “Who” Behind Recent Real Estate Boom

 ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest fused property database, and Clear Capital (www.clearcapital.com),the leading provider of commercial and residential real estate valuations, data and analytics, quality assurance services, and technology solutions, today released a joint white paper titled “Landlord Land” that analyzes the “who” behind the recent real estate boom that has seen home prices reach near all-time highs nationwide even while the national homeownership rate remains near its 50-year low.

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