The fact that heightened lending standards have made defaults less likely is the reason why housing prices won’t fall like they did in the early 2000s. The consumers and the banks haven’t learned their lessons from the 2000s. They simply switched the area where sloppy lending standards take place. It moved to the auto loan market.
· NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — A dubious distinction was reached during the first three months of 2010: More than 10% of all mortgage borrowers are now behind on their payments. The delinquency rate.
This would mark the fourth consecutive annual rise, though serious delinquencies are expected to remain well below recession levels – nearly 3% at the end of 2009. The largest driver for an increase in delinquencies on a macroeconomic level is the expected increase in the prime interest rate. consumer credit card debt to rise slightly.
Quindell denied the accusations and is suing Gotham – but shares remain well below their pre-report peak. The firm suffered a further setback when it failed to gain a main market listing that it had.
while the pound remained mixed after a weak cbi manufacturing report compounded a fall in official UK retail sales numbers. By mid session, the FTSE 100 index was 63.0 points higher at 6,343.2, just.
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Seattle cuts ties with Wells Fargo over controversial oil pipeline, etc. SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to cut ties with banking giant wells fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project as well as other business.
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority is charged by RSA 204-C:47 with biennially preparing or updating a state housing plan to "address the housing needs of persons of low and middle income." This plan shall be submitted to the Governor and Council, the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate for review and comment.
· -had an average down payment of only 2% on homes costing $150,000, but 43% of these homeowners had no down payment at all.-Of the 40% of home buyers in ’05, the average down payment on a $150K home was 2%. 43% of first time home buyers in ’05 had no down payment. Am I misunderstanding that? Well, I guess it really doesn’t matter because: