Economist: TRID is Not Affecting Housing Market Potential

Economist: TRID is Not Affecting Housing Market Potential DSNews   by:  Brian Honea   January 19, 2016 While November’s substantial decline in existing-home sales was largely attributed to the impact of the TRID, or “Know Before You Owe” mortgage rule, which went into effect on October 3, one economist said the CFPB’s controversial rule is […]

AACER: Pardon the Interruption. . .Bankruptcy Filings Resume Their Decline

AACER: Pardon the Interruption. . .Bankruptcy Filings Resume Their Decline DSNews   By:  Brian Honea   December 8, 2015 After experiencing an uncharacteristic year-over-year increase in November, bankruptcy filings took another customary tumble in December 2015, falling by about 15 percent from the previous December, according to December 2015 AACER bankruptcy data reported by Epiq Systems this week. […]

How Successful Has TARP Been After Seven Years?

DSNews  BY:  Brian Honea  January 2, 2016 Saturday, October 3, 2015, marked the seven-year anniversary of then-President George W. Bush signing the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) into law in order to help stabilize financial markets and restore Americans’ confidence in the economy. TARP became law in 2008 at the depth of the financial […]