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analysis: Home Equity Management - 04/07/07 04:01 PM
"Using the equity in your to generate wealth". This has been a popular topic within mortgage circles the past few years. Spurred by the popular book "Missed Fortune 101" by Douglas Andrew many mortgage professionals are advising their clients on how to best manage the equity in their homes. In addition to reading Missed Fortune I have attended several seminars to learn about this topic. I must admit that initially I was very resistant to this idea. However after thinking about the implications of these ideas I have come to the conclusion that this strategy can yield results for the right person within (2 comments)
analysis: Predicting interest rates - 04/06/07 01:09 PM
If you're in the market for a loan and are interested in understanding how rates will be doing in the near future you need to look closely at the Economic calendar. Unemployment reports, FOMC Beige Book releases, Consumer Confidence etc. are some of the heavy hitters that moves the market. There are others.There is a way to read it though. Generally if a positive economic report rallies the stock market then bonds suffer and lose value, since investors move money from bonds (safer) to stocks (more rewarding). This transfer usually then increases the yield (rate) on bonds. The overall result is (1 comments)
analysis: Putting the impact of subprime in perspective - 03/29/07 10:48 AM
Lets take a look at the real impact of the subprime meltdown. I am even hesitant to call it a meltdown. Media buzzwords always seem to have a "hype" to it that both captures attention and yet doesn't quite tell the story right. I digress. This is a purely numerical analysis designed to determine the impact it will have on purchase transactions. I heard this in a Mortgage Market Guide telephone conversation late last week and here it goes: Last year almost 20% of mortgages were subprime (lets assume this is still the case) In today's market 40% of transactions are purchasesThis means 8% of (5 comments)
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