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Confidence in Housing Weakens Just as Homes Become More Affordable
CNBC, Oct. 7, 2019--Diana OlickConsumer sentiment on housing fell in September from its August high, according to a monthly survey from Fannie Mae.
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No Mortgage: Single-Family Homes Built to Rent, Not to Buy
NPR, Oct. 7, 2019--Chris ArnoldIn the past year, developers around the country built more than 40,000 homes as single-family rentals.
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Why the U.S. Needs a New Vision for Affordable Housing
Knowledge@Wharton, Oct. 7, 2019The Knowledge@Wharton podcast interviewed University of Pennsylvania Professor Vincent Reina about improving housing affordability and fairness for renters and owners.
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Ruling Cuts Short Debt Collectors’ Victory Lap over CFPB Proposal
National Mortgage News, Oct. 7, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)Debt collectors notched a victory when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed allowing more use of electronic communication. But industry lawyers are worried a recent court decision could thwart that plan.
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The End of Libor: The Biggest Banking Challenge You’ve Never Heard Of
Reuters, Oct. 8, 2019--Sinead Cruise, Lawrence WhiteReplacing Libor is proving expensive and tricky with concerns that, if mishandled, it could trigger credit market confusion and waves of lawsuits, finance industry sources said.
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MBA Education Webinar: Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry Today
MBA Education offers a free webinar, Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry, today, Oct. 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
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