THE BASIS POINT
Donald Trump’s Dad Got Rich Off An Affordable Housing Crisis Like The One We’re In Now
The Drama With FHA Continues
Are Lending & Housing Fixes Destroying The System?
Rates Up on New Home Sales Of +27%, Can We Trust Ratings Agencies For New Mortgage Securities?
Wells Fargo & Suntrust Earnings, Interpreting Latest Home Sales Data, Tax Credit Deadline Coming Fast
7 Financial Reform Topics Lawmakers Want Consumer Feedback On, Top U.S. Loan Agent Rankings, BofA Earnings, China: Largest US Debt Holder
Internet’s Bank Definition, Fed: Credit Remains Tight, Fitch Downgrades MetLife, Rates Unlikely To Drop
Economic Preview For Week, First Bank Failure of 2010, More On Friday’s Jobs Report
WeeklyBasis 1/8/10: FHA Condo Loan Alert: Much Less Inventory As Of February 1
Market Word of the Day: Herding, Mortgage Lobby’s Position On FHA Changes,
Smaller Mortgage Firms Expand, Weak Treasury Auction, Jobless Claims Up, Trade Balance Narrowed, Fed Hike Soon?
Second Appraisal No Longer Required on FHA Loans Above $417k
WeeklyBasis 10/23/09: Good FHA Condo News, Preview of Key Home Price & GDP Reports
The Rate Debate, 2009 & 2010 Mortgage Volumes, Goldman Earnings, CPI and Jobless Claims
WeeklyBasis 9/21/09: Big News For Condo Buyers With Less Than 20% Down
Taylor Bean In Trouble, Lobbying Mortgage Disclosure Rules, Behavioral Economics, Pending Home Sales Up
New Home Sales Down 0.6%, GDP Down 5.5%, HUD Allows Homebuyer Tax Credit For Down Payments But No Lender Does
Can $8000 Homebuyer Tax Credit Be Used For Down Payments? (Not Yet)
Can Tax Credits Be Used For Down Payments?
Homebuyer Tax Credits As Down Payments?, Who Is Buying Mortgage Bonds?