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What the Mortgage Industry Needs to Know About Housing This Year

Between regulations, potential rate hikes, and the upcoming election, the mortgage industry will have plenty to focus on throughout the year. Dr. Umit Gurun, a Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas, provides MReport with insight on what the housing market picture may look like for the rest of the year.

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Is the State of the Economy as Bad as it Seems?

Employment numbers are disappointing, inflation remains off target, stocks are volatile, and the overall housing market is running at a slower pace, but William Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York says things may be better than the current picture shows.

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Affordability Still Holds Minorities Back from Homeownership

Since the housing crisis, minority borrowers have had trouble getting a mortgage loan or been completely locked out of the housing market due to affordability problems. Now, eight years into the recovery, minorities are still a disproportionate part of the housing economy.

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Millennials Have a Credit Problem

Low credit scores and high student debt are two major obstacles millennials face when applying for a mortgage, but this hopeful generation still dreams of homeownership . . . and some are achieving that dream.

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Making Homeownership a Reality for the Millennial Generation

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. Jeannie Smith, Loan Officer and VP of Sales at Guardian Mortgage discusses opening the credit box for millennials, and how this will help the mortgage industry move more millennials from renters to homeowners.

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Millennials Want to Buy Homes. Can the Mortgage Industry Help Them?

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. With skyrocketing rents in many parts of the country, buying a home is beginning to look more attractive to millennials. Jeannie Smith, VP of sales and a home loan officer at Guardian Mortgage discusses how Millennials desire homeownership but struggle financially and how the mortgage industry can help.

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The Two Faces of the American Dream

Segregation is virtually abolished with respect to almost every facet of the American dream, except for one. Whether unintentionally or intentional in nature, there is a great divide and disparity in the statistics between minority and white borrowers in the mortgage market. This select print feature appears in the October 2015 edition of MReport magazine, available now.

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