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Credit Scores and Loan Prepayment Speed

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Are prepayment speeds related to credit scores? A recent webinar on residential mortgage servicing rights gave some new insights about the prepayment of loan products and FICO scores by comparing conventional and government mortgages.

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The Evolution of Housing Wealth

What are the shifts in the distribution of housing wealth and how has it evolved after the Great Recession? A research by the New York Fed found some compelling answers.

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Low Credit Scores Add Up

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A “fair” credit score between 640 and 679 could cost a borrower around $720 a year in extra mortgage payments than a borrower with an “excellent” score, according to a new Zillow study. Zillow analyzed Annual Percentage Rate (APR) terms ...

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10 Cities With the Best and Worst Credit Scores

A new report by WalletHub shows that when it comes to solid credit, residents of several cities in Florida and California have the edge on the rest of the country. The firm compared the median credit scores of residents in ...

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Mortgage Offer APRs Trending Higher

LendingTree has released its latest Mortgage Offers Report, breaking down the lending landscape for February 2018. The Mortgage Offers Report serves as a useful companion to other standard industry surveys on mortgage rates because, as LendingTree points out, “Most quoted ...

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