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The Debate Over Mortgage Principal Reduction

Mortgage principal reduction is an idea that could be helpful to or cause more default among borrowers. Some experts feel that widespread mortgage principal reduction may drive defaults much higher. Also, taking this step may tighten lending by forcing banks to offer “price protection” to borrowers. Moreover, the data shows there is essentially no difference in re-default rates among delinquent borrowers, given only payment reductions. And, those also offered smaller

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Housing Prices

2012 Expected to Bring a Modest Decrease in Housing Prices

The good news about the current housing market is that there is an abundance of inventory and affordability. However, the most recent numbers show prices steadily declined from October 2010 to October 2011. Overall, housing prices are lower than they were in October 2001. And, in some cities, prices are at their lowest level in 20 years. Real Estate tracking experts are suggesting that 2012 will see neither a big

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