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More small banks to face crisis-era mortgage investigations

More small banks to face crisis-era mortgage investigations

Following series of mortgage-related settlements with too-big-to-fail banks, some less substantial lenders may soon find they are not too small...

More small banks to face crisis-era mortgage investigations
Morgan Stanley: We don’t see housing bubbles

Morgan Stanley: We don’t see housing bubbles

 Economist Robert Shiller warned all of us of the U.S. housing market bubble before the bubble eventually burst. So, people took...

Morgan Stanley: We don’t see housing bubbles
Another housing bubble is forming: OPINION

Another housing bubble is forming: OPINION

The U.S. housing bubble is forming again, as evidenced by the fact that home prices are rising faster than rental costs, Peter Wallison, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, wrote in a New...

Another housing bubble is forming: OPINION
Congressman Jeb Hensarling

FHA will need taxpayer help for first time in history

For the first time in its nearly 80-year history, the Federal Housing Administration will need a taxpayer subsidy, after...

FHA will need taxpayer help for first time in history
From left: Jed Kolko of Trulia and Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

Are U.S. home prices rising at unsustainable levels?

Steep home price gains in certain U.S. markets, including Brooklyn, have some economists worried that the increases are unsustainable...

Are U.S. home prices rising at unsustainable levels?
FHA critics warn of second housing bubble

FHA critics warn of second housing bubble

  The Federal Housing Administration and President Barack Obama’s plan to jump-start the housing market has led to historically low interest rates of 3.75 percent on 30-year mortgages, but critics of the policy warn...

FHA critics warn of second housing bubble

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