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Seeking Alpha • Open Square Capital
UK Buy-to-Let market migrates towards energy efficiency finds new DBRS report
Renewable Energy Mag • Robin Whitlock
How To Get Your Student Loan Debt Under Control
Forbes • Contributor Quora
Black Knight: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate increased in October due to Hurricanes
Calculated Risk • Bill Mcbride
Bank Of The Ozarks Takes New York
Seeking Alpha • Stephen Rosenman
Corporate tax cut plans put local home buyers, sellers, builders in a bind
Chicago Tribune • Robert Reed
Forecasts Of Economic Doom Are Likely Wide Of The Mark
Hoover Institution • Ivan Fallon
How changing the mortgage interest deduction could impact you in three scenarios
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The New York TimesBen Casselman, Conor Dougherty
For decades, the real estate industry has benefited from generous tax deductions that raise home values by making it cheaper for people to own property and shoulder their local taxes. Now, as the Republican tax plan makes its way through Congress, the...
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Bank of America, Finance
In One Chart: Why the hunt for yield is so desperate for bond investors, in 2 charts
MarketWatchSunny Oh
Everett Collection The lot of a bond fund manager is a tough one. Asset buying by global central banks is blamed for pressing bond yields to historic lows, while leaving prices so lofty that investors stand to gain very little for the...
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Bank of America, Mortgages
California Resources Corporation: Examining Its Share Issuance
Seeking AlphaOpen Square Capital
Summary CRC finalizes the 2017 Credit Facility to refinance its 2014 Credit Facility. CRC concurrently announces an Equity Distribution Agreement with Morgan Stanley to potentially sell 6M shares. Equity issuance to potentially acquire unsecured debt reduces interest expense, thereby offsetting increased interest...
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Energy Efficiency, Energy Regulation
UK Buy-to-Let market migrates towards energy efficiency finds new DBRS report
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
Credit ratings agency DBRS Ratings Ltd has published a commentary that finds the UK Buy-to-Let (BTL) market is ready to undergo a green revolution with new rental regulation. From April 2018, rental properties in England and Wales will be subject to Minimum...
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Mortgages, Personal Finance
How To Get Your Student Loan Debt Under Control
ForbesContributor Quora
What are some different ways that people with large student loans can manage their debt? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Borrowers with high student...
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Foreclosure, Mortgages
Black Knight: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate increased in October due to Hurricanes
Calculated RiskBill Mcbride
From Black Knight: Black Knight’s First Look at October 2017 Mortgage Data: National Delinquency Rate Sees Second Consecutive Annual Rise as Impact from Hurricanes Continues • October’s 4BPS increase in the national delinquency rate can be directly linked to continued hurricane impact,...
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Bank of America, Mortgages
Bank Of The Ozarks Takes New York
Seeking AlphaStephen Rosenman
Summary New York has become Bank of the Ozarks major market four years after opening a loan production office. Florida and Georgia have grown nearly as quickly. Its real estate specialties group is experienced strong growth. "What happens when an Arkansas bank...
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Education, Mortgages
Corporate tax cut plans put local home buyers, sellers, builders in a bind
Chicago TribuneRobert Reed
(Photos.com / Sun Sentinel) If the federal tax plan, now wending its way through Congress, were already law, would you have been able to buy, sell or build your house? Sure, posing that very idea smacks of vast overstatement. But the way...
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Economic Policy, Mortgages
Forecasts Of Economic Doom Are Likely Wide Of The Mark
Hoover InstitutionIvan Fallon
It is a well-known fact that almost no one forecast the global financial crash of 2008/9. In the summer of 2008, when the banking crisis was looming and a recession was clearly (in retrospect at least) on the horizon, economic forecasters and...
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Mortgages, Politics & Policy
How changing the mortgage interest deduction could impact you in three scenarios
PoliticoSarah Frostenson
Republicans are looking to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code by simplifying individual tax brackets, slashing corporate tax rates and altering popular itemized deductions such as mortgage interest. House Republicans have proposed capping deductions on mortgage interest at $500,000 (rather than the...
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