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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    Citigroup pays US$1.1b to settle claims over mortgage bonds

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:40am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York US lender seeks to curb liabilities tied to crisis with accord over mortgage bonds Citigroup agrees to US$1.1b settlement Citigroup agreed to pay US$1.13 billion to settle claims from mortgage-bond investors as it seeks to curb liabilities tied to the financial crisis. It took a US$100 million first-quarter charge. The 68 securitisation trusts covered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1470107/citigroup-pays-us11b-settle-claims-over-mortgage-bonds
  2. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Shimao Property seals mortgage loan deal with banks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Sandy Li, Langi Chiang

    ... Sandy Li and Langi Chiang Shimao seals mortgage loan deal with banks Shimao Property says it has signed strategic agreements with the mainland's four biggest banks to provide up to 30 billion yuan (HK$37.5 billion) in mortgage loans to its customers in a bid to meet a 20 per cent increase in sales this year. The developer said yesterday underlying profit, excluding revaluation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1457346/shimao-property-seals-mortgage-loan-deal-banks
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - FINANCING

    Developers offer buyers financing to get around banks’ loan-to-value curbs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 03:22pm by Sandy Li

    ... mortgage Hong Kong's biggest developers are skirting around bank restrictions by offering loans to raise the mortgage ceiling up to 85 per cent of a flat's value- which could put buyers ... ratio for high-priced homes. "A higher loan-to-valuation ratio will definitely mean higher risk," said Ivy Wong Mei-fung, Centaline Mortgage Broker's managing director. Developers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1482107/developers-offer-buyers-financing-get-around-banks-loan
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese dream of home ownership stalled by galloping mortgage rates

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:59am by Langi Chiang

    ... a harsh dose of reality. Lenders are tightening their mortgage policies, keeping the dream of owning a property just that for the millions priced out of the market. While home loans are getting ... year. Discounts on mortgage loans are rarely seen now, because the funding costs of Chinese banks have risen and mortgage demand is surging Luo Jun, Beijing Capital Land However, mortgage loans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1426422/chinese-dream-home-ownership-stalled-galloping-mortgage
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - SETTLEMENTS

    JP Morgan to pay US$614m in mortgage fraud case

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 01:29pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington JP Morgan reaches deal over mortgage fraud case JP Morgan Chase settled the latest in a string of legal claims on Tuesday when it agreed to pay US$614 million to the US government and admitted that it had defrauded federal agencies by underwriting substandard mortgage loans. JP Morgan, the largest US bank by assets, said as part of the settlement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1421368/jp-morgan-pay-us614m-mortgage-fraud-case
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Mortgage provisions push RBS further into the red

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London UK lender on track for its largest pre-tax loss since 2008 after setting aside further £3.1b for claims over debt sold in the US housing bubble Mortgage provisions push ... (HK$39.8 billion) for legal and compensation claims. The provision included £1.9 billion for lawsuits and fines tied mostly to the sale of US$91 billion of mortgage-backed securities from 2005 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1416133/mortgage-provisions-push-rbs-further-red
  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Manhattan flat sales rise on fears of mortgage rate and price increases

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 05:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Apartment sales in upscale New York borough surged at year end, with buyers anticipating rising mortgage rates and a seller's market Manhattan flat buyers rush ... in capital-gains taxes. Buyers are rushing into Manhattan's market after a jump in mortgage rates since May, heightening competition for properties at a time when supply is dwindling. The inventory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1399911/manhattan-flat-sales-rise-fears-mortgage-rate-and-price
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MORTGAGES

    BoA pays US$9.3b to settle claims

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters US bank was accused of selling faulty mortgage bonds, and while financial agreement ends legal headaches its profits could take a hit BoA pays US$9.3 b to settle claims Bank of America agreed to pay US$9.3 billion to settle claims that it sold Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac faulty mortgage bonds, helping the bank to end one of the largest legal headaches it still faced from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458870/boa-pays-us93b-settle-claims
  9. Business - Companies - LENDING

    Hitachi Capital lures homebuyers with offer of 95 per cent loans

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li, KANIS LI

    ... Sandy Li and Kanis Li Homebuyers lured with offer of 95 per cent loans Money lender Hitachi Capital (HK) is teaming up with mortgage broker mReferral to offer home loans of up to 95 per cent of the price of a flat, with the loan capped at HK$5 million. The move comes after the Hong Kong Mortgage Corp's decision in February to tighten eligibility for payment protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1216400/hitachi-capital-lures-homebuyers-offer-95-cent-loans
  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing industry shows signs of warming up after brutal winter

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... came to an open house late last month, according to mortgage executive Greg Block. "The realtor was dumbfounded," said Block, a vice-president of lending at Open Mortgages in Texas. ... pointing to a warmer national housing market. Anecdotal evidence from homebuilders, mortgage lenders and brokers suggest demand in the residential housing market is picking up, potentially paving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469452/us-housing-industry-show-signs-warming-after-brutal-winter

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