Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Mortgage Refinance: A reasonable compromise to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, a law temporarily amended the federal tax code to allow mortgage debt on a principal home that is canceled by a lender through a loan modification, short sale or foreclosure to escape taxation as ordinary income, is set to expire on December 31. The...
A reasonable compromise to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act




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OCHN: The ability-to-repay rules prevent irresponsible lending

Qualified mortgage standards and the ability to repay rules provide a rigid framework designed to prevent lenders from irresponsibly inflating another painful housing bubble. The rules as drafted should achieve the desired effect.

The housing bubble inflated because lenders underwrote huge...
The ability-to-repay rules prevent irresponsible lending

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Mortgage Foreclosure: Why the housing crash is far from over

I am no longer bearish. I have been an outspoken housing bear for over five years now, but based on recent developments, I have far fewer worries about another catastrophic decline in house prices. The recent changes are as follows: Federal reserve’s open-ended commitment to unlimited...
Why the housing crash is far from over




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OCHN: Timing the housing market properly saves buyers big money

Those who buy when houses are undervalued come out far ahead of those who buy at the peak of the housing cycle.

When I developed the OC Housing News Report, one of the biggest challenges was to develop a rating system that would time the housing market to maximum advantage. As we’ve all seen o...
Timing the housing market properly saves buyers big money

Monday, August 31, 2015

USA Foreclosure: Foreclosures dominance of housing market projected to end in 2015 or 2016

At some point, the dodgy loans of the housing bubble will be recycled, delinquency rates will fall back to normal, the shadow inventory will be processed, and foreclosure rates will decline to the point they no longer dominate market sales and keep prices from rising. But when will that happen?...
Foreclosures dominance of housing market projected to end in 2015 or 2016




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Renter News: Higher loss severities will force lenders to resolve bad loans and liquidate REO

If banks could store time in a bottle, they could keep in on the shelf with their worthless paper until the market gives it life again. Unfortunately, rather than storing time in a bottle, the remaining equity capital in our banking system is leaking away through servicing costs like sand in an...
Higher loss severities will force lenders to resolve bad loans and liquidate REO




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OCHN: Should homebuyers worry about a California housing bubble?

Resting on a foundation of stable loan products and backed by can-kicking loss mitigation practices, the risk of future real estate declines is low.

Real estate prices do not always go up. Prior to the housing bubble, and despite two previous bubbles in California where house prices went down,...
Should homebuyers worry about a California housing bubble?

Sunday, August 30, 2015

USA Housing: The minimum down payment should be at least 10%

The Dodd-Frank financial reform law required bureaucrats to draft rules for qualified residential mortgages. Loans that conform to the standards defined can be sold into the secondary mortgage market without restriction. Loans that do not conform require the lender to retain 5% of the capital...
The minimum down payment should be at least 10%




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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Real Estate Ruin: Loan owners are $3.7 trillion underwater

The depth of American’s underwater mortgage debts is truly staggering.$3,700,000,000,000 That’s not the amount of debt outstanding, that is the amount Americans are underwater. Principal reductions are not going to make America whole again. Nobody, not even the US government can...
Loan owners are $3.7 trillion underwater




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Friday, August 28, 2015

Debt Default: Is the 30-year fixed rate mortgage a risky product?

Is the 30-year fixed rate mortgage is just too risky of a product? Banks don’t like it because it creates asset-liability mismatch. It’s become a risky product for taxpayers because the mortgage underwriting process has become too easy and the risky loans are backed by the...
Is the 30-year fixed rate mortgage a risky product?




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Housing Market: Now is the time to reform the home mortgage interest deduction

If you listen to the people who benefit most from government housing subsidies, there is never a good time to reduce or eliminate a source of government largess. If you’ve been reading this blog for very long, you have a finely tuned bullshit detector. Whenever you read the shrill cries of...
Now is the time to reform the home mortgage interest deduction




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OCHN: Do realtors care if buyers sustain home ownership?

realtors lobby for the same foolish policies that caused the housing bubble and ended with millions of families losing their homes.

realtors care primarily about obtaining a large check from escrow after closing. What happens after that is not their concern. I assume most of them wish their...
Do realtors care if buyers sustain home ownership?