Leasing

October 5, 2015

Sub-prime Mortgages Continue to Climb

Mortgage originations to those with subprime credit scores continued to climb steadily over the first 5 months of 2015, according to data from the latest Equifax […]
September 28, 2015

Fed Can’t Solve Housing Puzzle Alone

“There has never been a better time to buy a home.”  That phrase, or variations on it, can be found in thousands of advertisements from real-estate agents and home […]
September 10, 2015

Consumers Not Optimistic About Housing Market

The first Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell 0.5 points to 80.8 in August from where it would have been in July.  This new index […]
September 8, 2015

Fewer Homes in Negative Equity

The U.S. negative equity rate dropped below 15% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Zillow Negative Equity Report, but nearly 20% of condo-owners […]
September 4, 2015

Can You Buy A Home Without Perfect Credit?

Buying a home requires having a healthy amount of cash on hand, a solid payment history over at least the past year or two, and a […]
August 31, 2015

High Prices Top Concern of Homebuyers

High prices ranked as the number one concern among homebuyers in the second quarter of 2015, according to a survey of over 3,300 homebuyers conducted by […]
August 27, 2015

Personal Touch Makes Big Difference in Small-Business Loans

Want to ensure a small-business loan gets paid off? The personal touch makes a big difference.  Over the past decade, colleagues of the Center for Banking […]
August 10, 2015

5 Warning Signs That You're Financially Overwhelmed

Like many consumers, you could be in a financial predicament without realizing it. You may think you’re managing your debt, but in reality your debt is […]
August 7, 2015

Younger Generations Prefer Walking, Attached Housing

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a wider margin than any other generation, a poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors and the Transportation Research […]