Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

The Politics of Mortgage Reform

A few months ago the Obama administration put out a “white paper” on potential outcomes for the demise of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. There was much debate about it at the time –  Republicans made it clear they want government out of the mortgage busi…

Foreclosure Delays Plague Housing Recovery

Foreclosure activity decreased in April for the seventh straight month, bringing total foreclosure activity to a 40-month low, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. This is not to say that default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions…

Realtors Face Off Against Mortgage Bankers

Yesterday I had the great opportunity to moderate a symposium on mortgage liquidity with a pretty heavy panel of mortgage bankers and industry executives. I knew they would be guarded in their answers…and they were guarded, until I opened up the floo…

Homeowners Drowning in Negative Equity

Today Zillow.com reported a new high in negative equity: 28.4 percent of single family homes with a mortgage. That’s a national average, but the numbers are far worse in some of the nation’s big metros.

Homeowners Drowning in Negative Equity

Today Zillow.com reported a new high in negative equity: 28.4 percent of single family homes with a mortgage. That’s a national average, but the numbers are far worse in some of the nation’s big metros.

National Home Prices Double Dip

Home prices have double dipped nationwide, now lower than their March 2009 trough, according to a new report from Clear Capital.

Commercial Real Estate Clouded by Delinquencies

Barely a few minutes after reading an article in the Wall Street Journal about banks finally opening the “spigot for commercial real-estate,” the folks over at Trepp issued their monthly report on the delinquency rate for commercial mortgage backed sec…

A Look Inside the Foreclosure Pipeline

For the first time in years, the man who quantifies the foreclosure crisis got to report some good news. This month he got to report a drop in mortgage delinquencies, down more than 11 percent month-over month, to the lowest level since 2008.

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