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October 20, 2015

Late Payments on Home Equity Loans Hit Post-Crisis Low

U.S. homeowners continue to take advantage of rising house prices to dig themselves out of the hole created by the Great Recession.  In the second quarter, […]
October 19, 2015

Banks Plan to Spend More on Tech in 2016

Driven by the need to secure computer systems, develop analytic capabilities and enhance customer-facing platforms, most banks are planning substantial increases in spending across a wide […]
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 23, 2015

The Reason(s) Borrowers Can't Pay Their Mortgage

Loan performance has improved since the housing crisis. But credit challenges persist, while higher housing costs combined with a plateau in wages have put increased strain […]
September 11, 2015

Never Forget: 9/11 Anniversary Facts & Figures

Most of us still remember it like it was yesterday.  September 9, 2001 – the dark day that shook the whole world. A massive attack was […]
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 […]
September 2, 2015

First-Time Homebuyers Are Slightly Younger

First-time homebuyers between 2010 and 2013 were slightly younger than in the previous four-year period, according to Zillow.  The median age for first-time homebuyers from 2010 […]
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 28, 2015

The Best and Worst Cities to Retire

After toiling in the workplace for decades, it seems natural to expect financial security in our golden years. But not everyone can look forward to a […]