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Housing: ‘In the Pink?’

Many young adults fear they won’t qualify for mortgages.
Mortgage myths sometimes hamper home purchases.
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What’s the 2015 Lending Outlook?

The recovering labor and housing markets, and higher consumer confidence will drive loan growth in 2015.
News of CUs' strong loan growth has spread far and wide in recent months.
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A Bigger Slice of the Mortgage Pie

Low rates, rising prices, and pent-up demand push more buyers into the housing market.
CU mortgages are growing at a healthy rate.
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Boomers Are a Booming Business

How can you provide financial strength and opportunity for your boomer members?
‘Marketers are overlooking one of the biggest goldmines for disposable income: the baby boomer generation.’
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Ups and Downs in Homeownership

The housing industry is improving, but many young adults are delaying their first home purchase.
Lenders, feeling constrained by costs and regulations, may be applying more conservative lending standards.
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The Lending World According to CFPB: Mortgages

Compliance change must be part of strategic plan and budget.
'CUs spent the past six months adjusting to the CFPB’s new mortgage rules, and they’re not done, yet.'
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How Mortgage Referrals Can Go Wrong

Front-line staff can easily run afoul of CFPB regulations.
Help front-line staff avoid compliance pitfalls when making referrals to mortgage loan originators.
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Student Loan Debt May Slow Home Buying

The percentage of young adults who own a house has declined dramatically.
Consumers with student loan debt tend to have lower credit scores than those without.
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HGTV Host a Public Relations Bonanza for Michigan CU

Lake Michigan CU signs HGTV’s Carter Oosterhouse as a celebrity spokesman.
‘We’re big into mortgages and Carter’s big into homes.’
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High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced

New CFPB rules change the definitions and coverage of two types of mortgages.
Mortgages that fall into the high-cost or higher-priced category have certain restrictions and requirements, so it’s important to understand what they are.
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