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Government Greases the Wheel. Finally.

News flash (and it is really a news flash): the federal government is stepping into the 21st Century but not until after the first of the year. Hey, it's a start. As mortgage loan and loan modification applications are reviewed by lenders, one vexing bit of paperwork has always been the IRS form 4506-T. This [...]

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Will a Co-Borrower Help With a Loan Modification?

If you're in the process of modifying your home loan and your lender has said that your debt ratios are too high, can you get someone to co-sign with you to help bring those debt ratios in line? Part of the loan modification review is determining how to get your debt to income ratio within [...]

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Afternoon Quickie 04/16/2009

Financial Times - JPMorgan feels stress of being in ‘limbo-land' Huffington Post - Stiglitz Says White House Ties To Wall Street Doom Bank Rescue Huffington Post - The Rating Agencies, A Key Reason For The Recession, Get Primed For An Overhaul Public Integrity - The Appraisal Bubble: In Run Up to Real Estate Bust, Lenders Pushed Appraisers To Inflate [...]

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Morning Quickie 04/16/2009

Huffington Post - US Foreclosures Up 24 Percent In 1st Quarter The Big Picture - Bank Stress Tests, Explained (video) Mortgage Insider - To inflate or not to inflate? A story of appraisers Naked Capitalism - Willem Buiter: Treasury Will Have to Abandon Current Approach to Banks Huffington Post - Six Companies To Get $10 Billion Each In Mortgage Rescue [...]

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Afternoon Quickie 04/15/2009

Huffington Post - It's Up to the Shareholders, Not the Government, to Demand Change at a Company Deal Journal - AIG: Who is the Keyser Soze Behind the Hank Greenberg Dossier? The Big Picture - SEC: Credit-Rating Agencies Require More Oversight Calculated Risk - Mortgage Defaults Spreading to Higher Priced Areas Huffington Post - Treasury says bank lending declined in [...]

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