Existing Home Sales at Record 6.95M Rate
- FOREIGN HOUSING FINANCE. Haltom, Renee // Region Focus;Summer2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
The article discusses the measures taken by developed countries in housing finance. The U.S. relies on securitization to fund mortgage lending. Lenders from Australia to Canada hold mortgages on their books and raise funds by other means. Many European mortgage lenders turn to selling covered...
- Fighting a Housing Crunch. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;03/28/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31106, p1
Reports on a bill in Massachusetts seeking to authorize 460 million in bonds to address a shortage of affordable housing in the state. Provisions of the capital outlay provision bill; Structure of the proposed bonds.
- Connecticut Housing Agency Plans Sale. Burton, Paul // Nationalmortgagenews.com;11/4/2014, p5
The article reveals the plan of Connecticut Housing Finance Authority to sell 97.5 million dollars of housing mortgage financing as of November 4, 2014. It notes that this transactions includes a 58.1 million dollar public offering of Series 2014 F1 tax-exempt and F2 taxable bonds, and 15...
- Passing It Through. // National Mortgage News;6/3/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p1
The author states that mortgage industry executives may be forgiven for thinking that housing bonds are starting to look like pass-through mortgage-backed securities. The author also states that housing bonds are generally issued by housing finance authorities of each state in the US. for...
- Housing boom tied to new mortgage instruments. Hoffman, Peter // Architectural Record;Mid-Apr1984, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p29
Focuses on financial factors that contributed to an increase in housing construction in the U.S. Percentage of annual mortgage originations accounted for by builder bonds; Advantage of floating bond issues with home mortgage as collateral; Features of adjustable rate mortgage.
- Georgia housing agency tries an experiment: It goes the competitive route. McEntee, Christopher // Bond Buyer;08/13/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30456, p24
Reports on Georgia Housing Finance Authority's remarketing of $30 million of 1997 single-family mortgage revenue bonds. Aim to gauge if taking bids could generate lower interest rates than on negotiated deals; Series and ratings; Sale date and type; Top yield; Underwriters, bond counsel,...
- Rising mega pool creations reduces TBA supply. // Asset Securitization Report;5/30/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 21, p22
Focuses on the impact of significant Mega pool creation on the TBA deliverable supply in the U.S. Factors associated with strong Mega creation in the coupon; Potential of the Mega pool creation to take deliverable bonds away from the TBA market; Advantages and disadvantages of Mega pool creation.
- 'Seesawing' Market Stable; Negative Am Loans in Comeback? Sinnock, Bonnie // National Mortgage News;6/27/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p5
Reports on the status of the benchmark mortgage rate and bond yield in the U.S. Decline of the rate-indicative 10-year Treasury bond yield; Effect of mild seesawing on the applications, which declined from their record high on the purchase side and also declined in terms of refinances; Statement...
- Vermont Housing Agency's Deal Lowers Mortgage Costs. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;4/9/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31361, p4
Reports on the efforts of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency to lower mortgage costs. Plans of the agency to sell housing bonds; Use of the refund bonds to help reduce the cost of single-family mortgage charges; Emphasis on improving loan programs.