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June 20, 2013

Originations: Higher Rates Killing Recovery?

June 20, 2013

Originations: Higher Rates Killing Recovery?

Today’s Originations linkfest on housing and rate markets. Kicking off with Todd Sullivan’s excellent piece on whether rising rates hurt the economy. My favorite piece of the week.

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– Are higher mortgage rates bad for the economy? (Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays)

– Rates Rising Without Economic Growth Hurts Banks (Dakin Campbell, Bloomberg)

– Advice for realtors: Think Small (Sanette Tanake, WSJ)

– Jumbo loans make comeback as rates fall (Kathleen Pender, SFChronicle – with me)

– Residential construction recovery has a long way to go: CHARTS (SoberLook)

– Crazy Silicon Valley Property Market A Bit Less Crazy (Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman)

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