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Retired parents taking out ‘inherited mortgages’ for children – Telegraph.co.uk

June 11, 2014

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Retired parents taking out ‘inherited mortgages‘ for children
Telegraph.co.uk
Banking industry figures also showed that fewer than one third of interest-only mortgage holders whose home loans are due to mature in the next six years have responded so far to a wake-up call from lenders. Under industry plans to avoid bad loans
Home visits by banks for interest only mortgages: Staff going to homes to Daily Mail
Homeowners warned over debt risk of interest-only mortgages Scottish Daily Record
Warning on interest-only mortgages The Courier
Mortgage Finance Gazette Online
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TSB flotation: High-risk mortgages account for almost half of bank’s home loans – The Independent

June 10, 2014

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TSB flotation: High-risk mortgages account for almost half of bank’s home loans
The Independent
Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show that out of 11.2 million mortgages in Britain at the end of 2013 there were 2.2 million interest-only home loans with 620,000 that were part interest-only. Together they represented 25 per cent of the

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More homeowners escape underwater mortgages thanks to rising home prices – The Oregonian

May 20, 2014

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Houston ChronicleMore homeowners escape underwater mortgages thanks to rising home pricesThe OregonianUnderwater and near-underwater mortgages are still weighing on the housing market and helping drive prices higher. Homeowners whose mortgages are no l…

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Mortgages might be easier to get as Wells Fargo lowers credit requirements – Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

May 4, 2014

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Mortgages might be easier to get as Wells Fargo lowers credit requirements
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Of course, such standards had only one way to move after an era when having a pulse was essentially all it took to get a home loan. Bloomberg also reported that Wells Fargo’s (NSYE: WFC) smaller rivals also lowered their requirements to get a mortgage.

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Soured Mortgages Attract Institutional Dollars – New York Times

April 28, 2014

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Soured Mortgages Attract Institutional Dollars
New York Times
A Wall Street executive who helped Goldman Sachs make more than a billion dollars betting against mortgages now wants to buy up troubled home loans. Donald R. Mullen Jr., who was one of the architects of Goldman’s trade against the housing market just …

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Mortgages may be easier to get than potential home buyers believe – Los Angeles Times

April 27, 2014

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Washington Post (blog)
Mortgages may be easier to get than potential home buyers believe
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Are you on the home-buying sidelines this spring because you think you won’t be able to qualify for a mortgage? Do you know what sort of FICO credit scores are being accepted by lenders at the moment — they’re lower than they were a …
Wells Fargo Joins Lenders Lowering Credit Standards Businessweek
Why housing reform could make your mortgage more expensive Washington Post (blog)

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Mortgages are easier to obtain than many prospective home buyers might expect – Washington Post

April 25, 2014

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Mortgages are easier to obtain than many prospective home buyers might expect
Washington Post
Are you on the home-buying sidelines this spring because you think you wouldn’t be able to qualify for a mortgage? Do you know what sort of FICO credit scores are being accepted by lenders at the moment — they’re lower than they were a year ago — and …
A saner approach to mortgages The Augusta Chronicle
The Moment Is Right for Housing Reform Wall Street Journal

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Home equity loans, mortgages and retirement; helping retired parents refinance … – The Oregonian

April 25, 2014

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Telegraph.co.ukHome equity loans, mortgages and retirement; helping retired parents refinance …The OregonianDear Liz: I am trying to help my retired parents refinance their home. Currently they are paying over 8% interest. (This loan should be illega…

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NWA home values on the rise, some mortgages still ‘underwater’ – The City Wire

April 21, 2014

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NWA home values on the rise, some mortgages still ‘underwater’
The City Wire
The biggest investment most families make is their home, but the past few years it’s been painful to look at neighboring home sales prices, especially for homeowners who purchased in the past decade. And that’s true even in the strong economy of
Underwater Homes at Lowest Level in 2 Years Credit.com News (blog)

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UNDERWATER MORTGAGES: Equity on the rise in Inland homes – Press-Enterprise

January 9, 2014

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UNDERWATER MORTGAGES: Equity on the rise in Inland homes
Press-Enterprise
Fewer foreclosures were deeply underwater on home equity in December, and the percentage of mortgaged homes in the Inland region with negative equity fell to 23 percent, a new report from real estate information service RealtyTrac revealed.
Far fewer mortgage borrowers ‘deeply underwater’ CNN
Number of Deeply Underwater Mortgages Drops in December 24/7 Wall St.
Our view: Underwater mortgages drag economy Morris Daily Herald
Boston Business Journal  – Orlando Sentinel  – Business Insider Australia
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