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Logan Mohtashami

Benzinga Columnist

August 26, 2013 8:40 AM
   Now that we are mid-way into August and 1% plus mortgage rates are  fully into the system it's time to take another look at th ...
July 18, 2013 3:54 PM
      Summer is in full swing so  I’ve got my binoculars out.   The season is a great time to go hunti ...
June 14, 2013 9:37 AM
 For the past few weeks I have been tweeting out the term Refi pipeline destruction. This means that though there were many loans that were ...
May 07, 2013 7:11 AM
  A recent comment by the Chief economist of the NAR that housing is "stuck " reflects his concern that the low inventory of homes ...
May 07, 2013 7:11 AM
  A recent comment by the Chief economist of the NAR that housing is "stuck " reflects his concern that the low inventory of homes ...
March 25, 2013 8:23 AM
Baa Baa Black sheep have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full. This old nursery rhyme runs through my head as I sit down to write. So here ...
February 27, 2013 8:59 AM
     For years Americans have seen the drying up of homes for sale.  The drought has been harsh. Last year I wrote many article ...
February 08, 2013 3:03 PM
  Mortgage debt refinancing has been a strong point in the mild recovery the United States is experiencing.     Many Ameri ...
January 17, 2013 7:53 AM
The long awaited Qualified Mortgage Rules finally came in last week and while reading them I think I fell asleep 4 times because it really was a big s ...
December 31, 2012 11:49 AM
We have seen much action in the 2012 housing market , some of it surprising and some not unexpected. However, the main trend that I have noted since ...
December 31, 2012 11:39 AM
Both Republicans and Democrats love the Bush Tax cuts like Augusto loved Willy Wonka's Chocolate river http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdSORiSa ...
December 04, 2012 1:05 PM
Imagine for a second that a U.S bank allows a home buyer to buy a home with these two main core lending standards: 1. A minimum 620 Fico score 2. ...
November 05, 2012 3:00 PM
Vested interest in financial bubbles is common in all levels of a society. Nobody wants to tell you the party isn't real or no one wants to send ...
October 26, 2012 12:14 PM
A recent Pew research report showed that 39% of young adults ages 18-34 have returned home to live with their parents, after struggling to support t ...

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