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July 2015: Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 290 Institutions

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July 2015: Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 290 Institutions

This is an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources. Here is the unofficial problem bank list for July 2015. Changes and comments from surferdude808: Update on the Unofficial Problem Bank List for July 2015. During the month, the list fell from 309 institutions to 290 after 20 removals and one...
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BEA: Real GDP increased at 2.3% Annualized Rate in Q2

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BEA: Real GDP increased at 2.3% Annualized Rate in Q2

From the BEA: Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter 2015 (Advance Estimate); Includes Historical Revisions Real gross domestic product — the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes — increased at an annual rate of 2.3...
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Tuesday: Case-Shiller House Prices, Richmond Fed Mfg Survey

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Tuesday: Case-Shiller House Prices, Richmond Fed Mfg Survey

Tuesday:• At 9:00 AM ET, the S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for May. Although this is the May report, it is really a 3 month average of March, April and May prices. The consensus is for a 5.6% year-over-year increase in the Comp 20 index...
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Rental Growth Where You Least Expect It

Rental Growth Where You Least Expect It

Take a drive through the urban portion of any major city and you will likely see cranes and construction crews dotting the landscape, building what appears to be an endless supply of apartment units.  Your eyes are not deceiving you.  Construction in 24 of...
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Schedule for Week of July 26, 2015

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Schedule for Week of July 26, 2015

The key reports this week are Q2 GDP on Thursday, and Case-Shiller house prices on Tuesday. The FOMC meets on Tuesday and Wednesday, and no change to policy is expected at this meeting. —– Monday, July 27th —–8:30 AM: Durable Goods Orders for June...
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How to Retain Your Good Tenants

How to Retain Your Good Tenants

Good tenants are hard to find.  Add to that the cost of advertising for new tenants, the cost of cleaning and restoring the unit, and the loss in rental income during the vacancy, you want to make sure that your best tenants don’t move...
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Goldman FOMC Preview

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Goldman FOMC Preview

Friday:• At 10:00 AM ET, 10:00 AM: New Home Sales for June from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for an increase in sales to 550 thousand Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) in June from 546 thousand in May. A few excerpts from an...
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Wednesday: Existing Home Sales, Architecture Billings Index

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Wednesday: Existing Home Sales, Architecture Billings Index

Wednesday:• At 7:00 AM ET, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. • At 9:00 AM, FHFA House Price Index for May 2015. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an...
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The Main Reason You Should Not Wait to Invest…

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The Main Reason You Should Not Wait to Invest…

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University recently released their 2015 State of the Nation’s Housing report.  The report concentrated on the challenges renters in this country are facing because of the diminishing supply of quality rental units and dramatically escalating rents....
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