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New study reveals the rise of home loan hostages

Three quarters of Australian borrowers are now at risk of becoming home loan hostages due to their lifestyle and financial decisions, new research from mozo.com.au has found. “Home loan customers might be unaware that when they go to refinance their home loan with a new lender, they are assessed as though they are a new […]

Sandwich generation stressed about meeting financial obligations New study shows that two-thirds of those caring for both children and aging parents are concerned about meeting their own financial obl

Roughly 66% of the so-called “sandwich generation” — those in the age group tasked with caring for both their children and aging parents — describe themselves as either “very stressed” or “somewhat stressed” when it comes to meeting their own financial obligations over the next decade, according to a survey conducted by online insurance marketplace Policygenius. “[A]s […]

Retirement planning takes a backseat to today’s bills: study

HECM vs. HELOC: What are the advantages? By DDA Mortgage • 18 Jan, 2023 • Adrian Prieto : When it comes to leveraging the value of a home, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) is probably the most well-known option. However, it’s not necessarily the most appropriate option for older homeowners, ages 62+. Unlike […]

Study shows senior women may fit bill for reverse mortgages

Is the market pivoting ahead of the Fed? Even with a better jobs report, bond yields and mortgage rates headed lower By DDA Mortgage • 06 Dec, 2022 • The entire economic landscape, including mortgage rates, has changed this week, starting with the Fed’s talking points on Wednesday. The honey badger labor market is still […]

BDMs vital to lender/broker relations: Broker study

The Broker Experience Study carried out by Grey Matter Marketing Solutions, in association with Mortgage Strategy, found that overall, 54% of brokers said BDMs (business development manager) were vital, with a further 41% stating “when I need them, they are important.”  Only 5% said BDMs were not important.  T. were a few differences between lender […]

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How do you possibly get an AirBnb arbitrage deal 100 percent financed? Listen to this amazing story from one of my students, Munif Saza (.munifsaza). In a nutshell, Munif now GETS PAID to live in Arizona. You won’t believe this incredible story… ➡️ Set up your real estate automation: ➡️ Get my wholesale contract for […]

Remote work drove over 60% of house-price surge, Fed study finds

The shift to working from home drove more than half of the increase in house and rent prices during the pandemic and will likely drive up costs and inflation going forward as the shift becomes permanent, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.  “The transition to remote work because of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Inflation a bigger concern for Aussies than mortgage debt – study

With inflation showing no signs of slowing after the recent 6.1% lift in the June quarter CPI, rising cost of living has been revealed as the number-one financial worry among Australians. A survey commissioned by Australian finance platform, Money.com.au, showed that 61% of Australians were concerned about meeting the rising cost of living. This was […]

Only half of Australians trust their banks, study reveals

Financial institutions are struggling to keep the faith of Australians, with just over half (51%) trusting their banks enough to share financial .rmation with them by linking their accounts, new data has revealed. Open banking product Frollo conducted the research for its Open Banking – The consumer perspective report, looking at consumer attitudes towards sharing […]

Risky alternative financing is being used by millions: study

Approximately one in five borrowers nationwide, or about 36 million Americans, turned to a riskier, costlier and less regulated alternative to a mortgage at least once in their lifetime to finance a low-cost home, a new report reveals. The Pew Charitable Trusts estimated around 7 million Americans, or one in every 15 current home borrowers, […]