Mortgage Investment

  1. The 3 Biggest Mortgage Lenders (NSM, WFC)

    Learn about the top mortgage lenders of 2016, trends impacting the mortgage lending ...
  2. Buying a Home: Cash Vs. Mortgage

    If you have the funds, should you buy your home with all cash? Here's how to decide ...
  3. Performance Review: Real Estate in 2015

    Find out why there are signs of another housing bubble after a great year for real ...
  4. How Does A Reverse Mortgage Work?

    The basics of getting a reverse mortgage, with detailed information on how to qualify ...
  5. The Best Candidate For an Adjustable Rate Mortgage

    Adjustable-rate mortgages aren't for everyone, but they make sense if you are a short-term ...
  6. Special Benefits for First-Time Homebuyers

    To encourage Americans to buy their first homes, the government offers credits and ...
  1. The 3 Biggest Mortgage Lenders (NSM, WFC)

    Learn about the top mortgage lenders of 2016, trends impacting the mortgage lending ...
  2. Top 4 Ultrashort Bond Mutual Funds (VUBFX, ASARX)

    Explore analysis of some of the top mutual funds tracking the ultrashort duration ...
  3. Top Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFs

    Investing in mortgage-backed securities has many advantages, but studying their history ...
  4. These Investments Have Soared in 2015 (ASHS, ...

    These five investments are on fire and still offer high potential going forward. ...
  5. How Chimera Investment Bear The Brunt Of REITst?

    Following the financial crisis, REITs that specialized in investing in mortgage-backed ...
  6. Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, ...
  1. How do you use the FNMA selling guide?

    Learn about Fannie Mae Selling Guide and find out details about how its parts provide support to the business relationship ...
  2. What is a Z bond in a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO)?

    Learn about Z-bonds, which are the riskiest level of tranches in collateralized mortgage obligations, and understand how ...
  3. How does securitization increase liquidity?

    Learn how securitization increases affects working capital and liquidity, and why it matters for a company seeking to increase ...
  4. Are all mortgage backed securities (MBS) also collateralized debt obligations (CDO)?

    Learn more about mortgage-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations and synthetic investments. Find out how these ...
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