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Active Insight is powered by the Black Knight Data Hub, which enables clients to access all of their loan data on Black Knight systems, such as Black Knight MSP, Empower, and LoanSphere applications, from a central repository.
Aspen iProperty’s reporting functions provide the ability to perform audits and view uploaded documentation from vendors, to ensure that all work performed not only meets regulatory guidelines, but also fulfills contractual obligations to the business.
"The questions become, ‘Do the courts find a distinction between housing policy and lending, as in whether to make a loan and how you price that loan? Does the government get broader discretion than the private sector?’ ” Andreano said. “It’s not fleshed out.”
Layton has over 35 years of experience in financial services and as a corporate leader. He worked for nearly 30 years at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, starting as a trainee and rising to vice chairman and member of the three-person Office of the Chairman, retiring in 2004.
If consumers are confused by the difference between their interest rate and an APR — which is what the CFPB found in their surveys — it’s a safe bet that these same consumers have absolutely no idea what a guarantee fee is.
As the industry counts down the final weeks and days until TRID goes into effect, any loose ends should be wrapped up, uncertainties resolved and contingency plans finalized and approved. With a solid infrastructure and strong partnerships in place, institutions at every level can perform well within the constructs of the new TRID requirements.
By imposing just one compensating factor, in this case higher FICO score, the risk of a 97% LTV loan can be modulated to be at or below that of a 95% LTV loan.
As would be the case with any generation of new potential homeowners, there is a need for education. In the case of the Millennials, there is an added element of unwinding some of the perceptions that were born out of the bubble era.
Optimal Blue, a provider of cloud-based enterprise lending services to the mortgage industry, announced the promotion of Nadia Aziz from executive vice president to chief commercial officer. In her new role, Aziz will be responsible for Optimal Blue's key functions of product management, marketing, and sales, and will focus on creating a stronger integration across these areas.
Dimont, a provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries, announced a partnership with OrangeGrid. Under the terms of the agreement, Dimont’s hazard insurance and claims processing capabilities will be available through OrangeGrid’s technology suite.
The pace of new home construction is almost back to normal since the recession. There is just one problem: There isn't enough available workers to do the job.
Meet Edwin Baker. He's fighting to make an NFL roster right now and he just spent his off-season working at United Shore Financial Services. From mortgages to touchdowns? Baker hopes so.
Urban Institute's Housing Finance Policy Center Director Laurie Goodman is worried about the far-reaching implications of the servicing reforms proposed by the Federal Housing Administration and its impact on FHA borrowers. Is she onto something?
Stonegate Mortgage Founder and CEO Jim Cutillo announced he is abruptly leaving the company effective Sept. 10, 2015, serving only as a consultant over the next six months to facilitate his transition. After a rough year on the stock market for the company, one analyst said this is positive news for the lender.
The risk grows even as increasing leverage in a seller’s market is pushing up real home prices, moving the goal post further away for many aspiring low- and middle-income homebuyers. Here’s why it’s not a good trend.
Defects found on mortgage loan applications is on the rise and have been throughout 2015, according to a new report from First American Financial. Which states and markets are the biggest risks of application fraud? Click here to find out.
A district judge awarded the court-appointed trustee overseeing the liquidation of Thornburg Mortgage $45 million in his crisis-era lawsuit against Royal Bank of Canada since the bank undervalued the seized mortgage-backed securities it sold.
Rafferty Capital’s Dick Bove recently told clients a Presidential round of golf, included a lawyer whose firm is at the center of the #FannieGate debacle, suggests the White House is pushing everyone to reach a settlement. Seemed harmless enough, but by the afternoon, things started getting really interesting.
The summer seller’s market is started to swing a little more in favor of buyers as of August, according to the research from the National Association of Realtors' website, looking at the number for the first three weeks of August. Here's what it means.
The Federal Reserve has the whole world (of inflation and interest rates) in its hands, and the tea leaves right now are a tempest in a teapot. Plus MBA’s Stevens weighs in on Fannie and Freddie future, a change in mortgage bond investing and more. Read on if you dare.