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Home Sweet Home

Spring into action with targeted mortgage services.
Homeownership trends and the economy impact generations of consumers.
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Ups and Downs

Sometimes we’re escalating, sometimes we’re excavating.
Home prices are rising and inventories are shrinking, but consumers are still a cautious lot by and large.
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Zero Foreclosures in NASA FCU's Zero-Down Mortgage Program

And you don't need to be an astronaut to qualify.
Maryland CU credits vigorous underwriting and a sound knowledge of the Washington, D.C., real estate market for its three-year-old program's success.
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Numbers Tell a Story

Lenders and owners are rehabilitating millions of foreclosed properties.
Can your CU become a character in the tale of the improving housing market?
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Counseling Helps Keep Foreclosures at Bay

Homeowners who receive financial counseling are far less likely to default.
Mortgage defaults are expected to remain elevated until 2016.
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Life After Foreclosure

Mortgage-only defaulters aren’t as risky as you’d think, a TransUnion study says.
Consumers who defaulted only on their mortgages during the recession are far better credit risks on new loans than those who fell behind on multiple credit accounts.
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December Home Prices Hit Record Low for 2010

Don’t expect prices to rebound until the supply of foreclosed properties is exhausted.
Sales of foreclosed properties dampened U.S. home prices.
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Performance of Modified Loans Improves

FHFA releases third-quarter foreclosure prevention report.

Loans modified during the last three quarters are performing substantially better three months after modification, compared to loans modified in earlier periods.


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Is There a (Juris) Doctor in the House?

There's a 60% default rate associated with modified mortgages.
Millions of mortgages have been shipped around the global financial system—sold and resold—without the documents that traditionally prove who legally owns the loans and the properties.
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Three-M Laws: Tolls On the Road to Foreclosure

New state statutes likely will lengthen the foreclosure process.
New state statutes likely will lengthen the foreclosure process.
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