Moody’s warns of jumbo mortgage strategic defaults

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 · "Such so-called strategic defaults, once rare, are now common enough to jeopardize the already-weak housing and mortgage markets," wrote economists Celia Chen and Cristian deRitis of Moody’s in an April 13 note.

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Defaults rising. Huge swaths of loans souring. senior analyst at research firm Innovest Strategic Value Advisors. Adds William Black, senior vice-president of Moody’s Investors Service’s structured.

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Jumbo Loans -- What You Need to Know! Walking away from a mortgage has always been a homeowner’s last resort. "take control of their financial future" by making a strategic decision to default if necessary. Jon Maddux, principal and co.

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 · By contrast, the national average rate for a home-equity line of credit is 5.15% and for a 30-year "private" jumbo mortgage it is 4.08%, according to, which tracks the data.” viii James P. Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley, Strategic Update, January 20, 2015, Morgan Stanley currently enjoys a 280 basis point.