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KCM Weekend Library Links

Hey KCM Community!

This weekend we’re breaking down our “Library Links” into categories.  Hopefully this will make it easier for you to sort through the information, and more efficient for you to find what you’re looking for.

If you have any suggestions, comments, or if you just wanted to let us know how your week went–  feel free to them in the Comments Section below.  (We love hearing from you!)

-The KCM Crew

Builders

Is ‘spec’ building making a comeback?

Buyers

Cash is king

Delinquency Rates

U.S. Prime Jumbo RMBS Delinquencies Approach 10%

Foreclosures

A look at Chicago’s foreclosure problems

Here come the high end foreclosures

As we just said: Here come the high end foreclosures

January foreclosure numbers down 10% … but surge is coming

Home Values

Another report on negative equity

Housing Market

Fed’s Bullard: Housing should be key in reform

Quick look at the Miami market

Housing Crisis Getting Uglier in 2010

Interest Rates

What could force the Fed to re-enter the mortgage market?

Mortgaging

Even the Mortgage Bankers Association got carried away during the boom!

Paying the mortgage last

Loans easier to come by than last year

Modifications

HAMP: lack of succes is apparent.

HEADLINE: HAMP Permanent Modifications Picking Up– STORY: Over 1M need help 66,0000 get it

Option ARMs

No mods for option arms

Pricing

What homeowners think about future prices.

Prices predicted to stabilize over the next 2 years.

Zillow: Signs of a Possible Double Dip in Home Values?

Distressed properties coming

Second Liens

Now we have to worry about the 2nd mortgages

Sellers

4 Reasons to sell now

Supply & Demand

Housing inventory rises slightly

Tax Credit

Tax deductions on home buyers tax credit

Unemployment

HUD: jobs are necessary to stabilize housing

Vacancy Rates

Great graphs on vacancy rates. Will this become a bigger issue in 2010?

Walking Away

A double standard being applied to ‘walk aways’?

What?! Paying Borrowers to Pay Their Mortgage

Don’t walk away! We’ll let you stay for six months even if you don’t pay.

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