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Fannie and Freddie are going with 97% LTV and it's going to impact lenders. Here's one perspective on just how far-reaching this move will be, and what it means for mortgage lending in 2015.
These timelines are often difficult if not impossible to meet while meeting consumer protection rules put in place by states and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
As the mortgage lending industry continues to work through a myriad of challenges, one truth is emerging clearly. The consumer will be won or lost based on how easy lenders make it to engage with them.
After entering the business earlier this year, 360 Mortgage Group reached an agreement with Open Mortgage to sell its reverse origination arm.
As the mortgage industry changes, Wells Fargo seeks to mirror it in order to best meet its customer needs. In an interview with HousingWire, April Taylor, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage senior vice president talent acquisition manager, explained what helps make Wells Fargo lenders tick.
AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation acquired a large portion of CertusBank’s mortgage division, including the majority of its employees and facilities, back in September. As a result of this, the company announced it appointed Gary Suess as its new executive vice president of sales.
Guaranteed Rate announced it hired Cliff Theriault as regional manager where he will use his extensive mortgage experience to oversee sales leadership and mentor originators.
If it seems like for all the talk of recovery, job gains and such feel a bit empty, there’s a reason.
Three of the big ratings agencies say they believe in Freddie Mac's multifamily asset management and operations. Here's why.
Credit quality will get even better in 2015, Moody's Investors Service says, and here's what it means for the mortgage market.
The power has been restored to several federal buildings in Washington, D.C., including the Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, after a transformer explosion at the Office of Personnel Management Monday morning.
The latest housing data from Equifax showed improving credit numbers across the board, particularly in delinquent mortgages and home equity lines of credit.
If Ocwen is experiencing a tough time, they're not doing it lying down. The nonbank is moving now to purchase Ginnie Mae delinquencies even as the Treasury Department is reviewing the backdating letters scandal.
Radian Group announced it will have a new chief financial officer since the company’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer C. Robert Quint said he is retiring after nearly 25 years with Radian.
LenderLive’s new majority investor is helping position the company to significantly grow in several of its business divisions. In an exclusive interview with HousingWire, Rick Seehausen, CEO of LenderLive, outlined four areas that will drive growth in the company.
November was a banner month for homebuilder confidence but now that confidence is eroding. Here's why.
Solutions exist today that can help with a large majority of the business process shifts that will result from the rule. And the last year has provided an opportunity for them to solve things further.
Oil's plunge could turn everyone's predictions for 2015 on their head. But more ominously, we'll see how much of the real estate recovery has been driven by the shale and natural gas boom. Housing price drops, lower lending standards — haven't we seen this movie before?
The price of oil continues to drop and it could have a major impact on residential real estate, mortgage financing and mortgage backed securities in 2015.
The housing industry just moved one giant step closer to more accessible solar power. SolarCity has created a new investment program with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to finance millions of dollars in solar power projects over the next few years.