Rolfe Winkler

Report shows strategic defaults increasing

March 26, 2010

How widespread are strategic defaults? Laurie Goodman and her team at Amherst Mortgage Insight yesterday released a report that shows they are indeed on the rise and for reasons we might suspect: negative equity and a more borrower-friendly environment.

2010: Walking away will gain cachet

December 31, 2009

Why bother? That’s the question more underwater Americans are asking themselves about their mortgage.

Evening Links 12-23

December 23, 2009

(Reader note 1: posting will be light through the weekend….taking a few days off)