Renters paid $441 billion in 2014: Time to buy?

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As rents soar and the supply of rental housing remains constrained, 2015 could be the tipping point, pushing more renters to home ownership….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Source: Mortgage News Daily

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The $50 million bet against builders

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In a large options trade Monday, one trader bet housing stocks will collapse in the coming months….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Source: Mortgage News Daily

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DOJ targeting Morgan Stanley's relationship with subprime lender: NYT

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice is examining the relationship between Morgan Stanley and now-defunct New Century Financial Corp in the sale of subprime mortgages in the run-up to the financial crisis, New York Times reported….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want

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What to expect from housing in 2015

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First-time buyers sat on the sidelines in 2014, and most sales were on the high end. That may be about to change in the new year….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Source: Mortgage News Daily

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One bank's role in mortgage lending

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A trove of filings and documents reveal the extent that lender Morgan Stanley was involved in influencing the push towards riskier mortgages….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Source: Mortgage News Daily

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Housing Costs for Renters Rose by $20.6 Billion This Year – Bloomberg

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Housing Costs for Renters Rose by $20.6 Billion This Year Bloomberg U.S. renters paid $441 billion for apartments and houses this year, a $20.6 billion increase, as fewer Americans owned their homes and landlords with tight inventories raised leasing charges, Zillow Inc. (Z) said today. The number of rental households grew by ……(read more) Forward this

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