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Tappable Equity Fell in Q3
September, 06 2019

Tappable Equity Fell in Q3

In a report by Black Knight looking back on the third quarter of 2018, the organization examined the tappable equity [...]

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Cities With the Most Overleveraged Homeowners
September, 05 2019

Cities With the Most Overleveraged Homeowners

Generally here at Topouzis & Associates, P.C., we consider right now to be a good time to buy a home. [...]

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Mortgage Availability Higher than Buyers Seem to Realize
September, 04 2019

Mortgage Availability Higher than Buyers Seem to Realize

The first financial quarter of 2019 saw the real estate market slip into buyers’ market territory. The question has been: [...]

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NMSA Recommends Foreclosure Cost Remedies
September, 03 2019

NMSA Recommends Foreclosure Cost Remedies

When a home goes into foreclosure and is subsequently left vacant for a duration, numerous costs are likely to accrue [...]

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The New "Too Big to Fail" Rule Proposal
September, 02 2019

The New “Too Big to Fail” Rule Proposal

Ever since the collapse of the Lehman Brothers financial organization, the deepest and most severe event of the 2007-2009 financial [...]

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August, 30 2019

Preventative Governmental Measures Recommended by Experts

If one thing has become clear over the past few years, it is that natural disasters are on an apparent [...]

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What Puerto Rico's Disaster Has Taught Us About Readiness for Disasters
August, 28 2019

What Puerto Rico’s Disaster Has Taught Us About Readiness for Disasters

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, few could anticipate the extent and length of the fallout [...]

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What the Presidential Call for Ending GSE Conservatorship May Mean for the Industry
August, 27 2019

What the Presidential Call for Ending GSE Conservatorship May Mean for the Industry

Calls for housing finance reform are growing, and the first steps have been made to step into a new financing [...]

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The Foreclosure Savings Clause
August, 26 2019

The Foreclosure Savings Clause

Nearly every sort of document that affects the viability or that validates a loan is likely to have what we [...]

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Realtors Have Determined the Best Day to List a Property
August, 23 2019

Realtors Have Determined the Best Day to List a Property

When it comes down to it, the real estate market—like any market—is a sort of sociological entity: a combination of [...]

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Cities Where Real Estate Taxes are Highest
August, 22 2019

Cities Where Real Estate Taxes are Highest

One concern many potential homebuyers have when deciding to get into the home market is the costs above and beyond [...]

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A Way Forward for High DTI Consumers
August, 21 2019

A Way Forward for High DTI Consumers

The GSE Patch, created by design to smooth access to mortgages for individuals with higher Debt-to-Income (DTI) ratios than average [...]

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