Home / Journal (page 111)

Journal

Government Backstop Necessary for Sustainable Mortgage Market?

The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing Thursday titled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform,” inviting several private sector leaders and policy researchers to provide their opinion on necessary changes for the mortgage and housing industry.

Read More »

RBS Faces 10 Years Without Profits

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay a monetary penalty of $35 million to settle a residential mortgage-backed securities fraud claim and is ready to “build a simpler, stronger bank.”

Read More »

Home Prices: Rising in Energy-Producing States

cNew data from Arch MI‘s quarterly report released recently, which analyzes key economic data and provides housing sector forecasts on long-term trends. The most concentrated risk of price increases in a state was tied to energy-extraction.

Read More »