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seekingalpha.com - Colorado Wealth Management Fund - Mortgage REIT Discounts
Mortgage REIT Discounts
SeekingAlpha

This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments. The topics we discuss are going to be extremely relevant to the residential mortgage REITs. The table below uses BV as of Q2 2020 (if the company has…

theaustralian.com.au - Richard Gluyas - Boost for reverse mortgage lender
Boost for reverse mortgage lender
THE AUSTRALIAN

The funding, arranged by Macquarie Bank's structured lending division, was backed by offshore institutional investors. It consolidates Heartland's position as Australia's leading provider in the controversial reverse-mortgage segment with a 26 per…

postandcourier.com - David Slade dslade@postandcourier.com - Mortgage interest rates have hit record lows during the pandemic-driven recession
Mortgage interest rates have hit record lows during the pandemic-driven recession
Post and Courier

Every recession creates tremendous financial pain for multitudes of people, and opportunities for others. Those who remain employed and have savings can often seize on deals that may arise even as millions of fellow Americans who are not so…

realestate.com.au - Jayitri Smiles - Mortgage holidays: Banks to scrutinise borrowers seeking deferral extension
Mortgage holidays: Banks to scrutinise borrowers seeking deferral extension
realestate.com.au

Mortgage holidays will soon be over for some homeowners, with tighter eligibility conditions looming at the end of September and distressed sales potentially on the horizon. But banks have promised to extend repayment deferrals for those still…

readysteadysell.co.uk - admin - 8 Tips on How to Save for a Mortgage...
8 Tips on How to Save for a Mortgage...
Ready Steady Sell

speak to an expert 24 hour helpline speak to an expert 24 hour helpline Get An Online Offer For Your Home In Less Than 60 Seconds! It's Free! Get The Answers you need from the experts The journey to becoming a first-time house owner requires some…

wsj.com - AnnaMaria Andriotis - No Job, Loads of Debt: Covid Upends Middle-Class Family Finances
No Job, Loads of Debt: Covid Upends Middle-Class Family Finances
Wall Street Journal

Until mid-March, Alysse Hopkins earned a comfortable living in Rockland County, N.Y., representing clients in foreclosure cases and personal-injury lawsuits. In a good year, the 43-year-old lawyer and her husband, Ian Boschen, 41, together brought…

99newser.com - Editorial Team - Which Combination Of Factors Would Result In The Lowest Monthly Mortgage Payment? -
Which Combination Of Factors Would Result In The Lowest Monthly Mortgage Payment? -
99Newser

When it comes to property purchases, a number of people resort to getting a mortgage. There's an important question that both prospective property buyers and current property owners need to ask and know the answer to; and this is, “What…

southwestjournal.com - Homes keep selling during pandemic
Homes keep selling during pandemic
Southwest Journal

Sarah Bigger and her husband, Mike Slingerland, have thought about buying a home for years. When COVID-19 hit and they both found themselves working from home, they realized now was as good a time as any to get some more space. “Both of us…

wsj.com - Amara Omeokwe - Coronavirus Pandemic Threatens to Widen Racial Homeownership Gap
Coronavirus Pandemic Threatens to Widen Racial Homeownership Gap
Wall Street Journal

The housing market has led the recovery from the pandemic-induced economic downturn as Americans have rushed to buy homes amid a desire for more living space and record-low mortgage rates. But some analysts warn even as the housing boom bolsters…

wsj.com - Sam Goldfarb - Banks Pile Into Treasurys, Helping to Fund Government Borrowing Spree
Banks Pile Into Treasurys, Helping to Fund Government Borrowing Spree
Wall Street Journal

Surging deposits and declining lending are driving banks to dramatically increase their holdings of U.S. Treasurys, offering significant support to the bond market at a time of massive government borrowing. Holdings at U.S. commercial banks of…

cbc.ca - Mark Ting - Why real estate prices continue to rise despite the pandemic
Why real estate prices continue to rise despite the pandemic
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Last May, I wrote an opinion piece titled Time to buy? What the pandemic means for Vancouver's real estate market where I explained that historically for every one per cent rise in unemployment…

bloomberg.com - Neil Callanan - Borrowing and the Pandemic
Borrowing and the Pandemic
Bloomberg

Threat of lethal autumn looms in Europe after Covid reprieve Australian premier eyes employment recovery as virus eases U.K. to fine as much as $13,000 for breaking isolation rules British mortgage lenders are beginning to batten down the hatches…

ft.com - Rana Foroohar - How to survive the Covid-19 retail apocalypse
How to survive the Covid-19 retail apocalypse
Financial Times

Aside from tourism and commercial real estate, it's hard to imagine an industry that has been as devastated by Covid-19 as retail. In the US, malls are empty. Big brand chains from J Crew to Brooks Brothers to Lord & Taylor have filed for…

sun-sentinel.com - Omar Kelly - 20 things we learned in the Miami Dolphins' 31-28 loss to the Buffalo Bills
20 things we learned in the Miami Dolphins' 31-28 loss to the Buffalo Bills
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami went up against up-and-coming nemesis Buffalo and its Dolphins-killer quarterback Josh Allen and came up just short. PHOTOS Photos: Catastrophic flooding in Pensacola and the Gulf Coast Catastrophe struck Florida's panhandle Wednesday as…

bloomberg.com - Rich Miller - Powell Calling New Rate Road Map 'Powerful' Doesn't Make It So
Powell Calling New Rate Road Map 'Powerful' Doesn't Make It So
Bloomberg

It sounded a bit like a broken record. Confronted by a pandemic that has devastated the economy, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell declared no less than 10 times last week that the central bank has a “powerful” new monetary policy…

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