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Why you can be denied a mortgage, and what to do if it happens - MarketWatch


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:59:00 GMT
Why you can be denied a mortgage, and what to do if it happens  MarketWatch

Here are some common reasons why people are denied for a mortgage, and some workarounds.


Greece to Subsidize Mortgage Payments to Tackle Bad Loan Crisis - Bloomberg


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:15:00 GMT
Greece to Subsidize Mortgage Payments to Tackle Bad Loan Crisis  Bloomberg

Greece plans to pump as much as 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into its banks over the next five years by subsidizing a part of households' mortgage repayments.


Mortgage lenders concerned about margins - FT Adviser


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMT
Mortgage lenders concerned about margins  FT Adviser

Many mortgage lenders are concerned about their current margin levels according to Kevin Roberts director of Legal General Mortgage Club.


Mortgage applications drop 3.7% as homebuyers pull back - CNBC


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:02:00 GMT
Mortgage applications drop 3.7% as homebuyers pull back  CNBC

The lowest interest rates in nearly a year were apparently not enough incentive to juice mortgage demand.


Are Fewer Mortgage Applications or Tighter Credit Conditions Driving the Ongoing Declines in Mortgage Demand? - CoreLogic Property News


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:07:43 GMT
Are Fewer Mortgage Applications or Tighter Credit Conditions Driving the Ongoing Declines in Mortgage Demand?  CoreLogic Property News

Data for lending to households and businesses data for December 2018 was released earlier this week. This data series replaces the old housing finance and ...


People on the move: Feb. 15 - National Mortgage News


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:30:57 GMT
People on the move: Feb. 15  National Mortgage News

Mortgage industry hiring and new job appointments for the week ending Feb. 15.


Aussie's James Symond says Hayne change will destroy mortgage competition - The Australian Financial Review


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Aussie's James Symond says Hayne change will destroy mortgage competition  The Australian Financial Review

Eliminating mortgage broker trail commissions will halve the average annual income of a broker to $40000 and trigger an exodus from the industry, says Aussie ...


Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. Announces Pricing of $825 Million Commercial Real Estate CLO - Business Wire


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:45:00 GMT
Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. Announces Pricing of $825 Million Commercial Real Estate CLO  Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE: GPMT) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of GPMT 2019-FL2, ...


WSJ Tax Guide 2019: Mortgage-Interest Deduction - Wall Street Journal


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:00:00 GMT
WSJ Tax Guide 2019: Mortgage-Interest Deduction  Wall Street Journal

The tax overhaul contains new curbs on deductions for mortgage interest, both indirect and direct. These changes expire at the end of 2025. As a result, the ...


Rent-free: How do you get away with not paying mortgage for nine years? - Independent.ie


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:30:00 GMT
Rent-free: How do you get away with not paying mortgage for nine years?  Independent.ie

The case of Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood has attracted lots of attention after a court was told that the last payment on their mortgage was in 2010.