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Cash-Out Refis Dominate Market, Increasing Risk Level

The latest Mortgage Default Index (MMDI) published by Milliman, Inc., showed that mortgage risk rate continues to increase in the second quarter of 2022 with heavy cash-out refinance volumes weighing on the market.  According to Milliman, the default risk for ...

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How Did Refis Impact the 2008 Financial Crisis?

While there is still debate about the various factors that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis and the collapse of the housing market, a new paper by the Urban Institute suggests that the poor performance of cash-out refinances, and refinances in ...

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