Posts Tagged ‘TALF’
March 4th, 2011
Capital One Home Loans has chosen not to foreclose on any California mortgages. The government applauded TALF for netting $600 million in income. According to S&P, lenders need 13 months on average to foreclose in a judicial state. Altos Research claims home prices decreased 2% in February.
December 2nd, 2010
The NAR reports pending home sales increased 10.4% in October. According to RealtyTrac, foreclosure sales decreased 25% in the 3rd quarter. Statistics from the Labor Department show jobless claims rose 6.3% last week. Greg Lippmann of LibreMax Capital predicts national home prices will drop another 10%.
March 26th, 2010
The Obama administration announced a new program for homeowners in foreclosure. The Fed bought a total $8.26bn of MBS from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae. Freddie Mac reports the 30-year FRM rate increased to 4.99 percent this week.
November 11th, 2009
The CBIA report shows that September sales for new-home communities have decreased by 11 percent from 2008. Foreclosure activity increased by 5 percent from August to September. According to Trulia, nearly 26 percent of homes were decreased in price from the previous month, and the total value of those price reductions is $28.1 billion.
October 19th, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 94, which prevents prohibits any person from collecting an advance fee from a consumer for loan modification. According to Campbell Surveys, the national average home price rose 6% from August to September. MetroStudy anticipates a total of 562,000 housing starts in 2009.
October 16th, 2009
President of John Burns Real Estate Consulting expects the commercial real estate market to do further damage to residential real estate. New legislation requires swap dealers and major swap participants to register with regulators and requires clearing organizations to provide transaction information to appropriate regulators. GE, MGIC, and Bank of America lost over 500 million in Q3 of 2009.