Archive for the 'mortgages' Category

The leverage based economy: $1,000,000 home for $2,000 a month even with higher rates. The addition of Goldman Sachs and Visa to the DOW reflect our leverage based economy.


How to get a $1 million home for $1,900 a month: The leverage provided by the resurgence of interest only loans. Leveraging up in expensive neighborhoods.


The resurgence of ARMs in the real estate market: Buyers taking on additional risk to squeeze into homes and increasing leverage in the housing market.


A reversal of mortgage rate fortunes: Mortgage rates have another historical one day move as affordability begins hitting constraints.


The mortgage market trembles: the test of higher rates and the sustainability of the current run in housing values. A record move in the mortgage markets.


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