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It's a strange case involving a Realtor who went missing showing a property, a pair of clients who may have had a grudge, a mysterious white SUV and a brother doing all he can to find his missing sibling.
The scariest thing you’ll see this summer is not a genetically modified dinosaur noshing on nameless tourists in whatever iteration of Jurassic Park we’re up to, but rather the Obama administration’s forthcoming final rule to affirmatively further fair housing. Well, that’s what the rule’s opponents would like you to believe.
Another week, another change to the effective date of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule comes from the CFPB. Here's the latest news as of today.
Why was this not always a thing? Buyers can rent in a neighborhood to see if they like it before they commit to the mortgage. Good idea or great idea? Click the headline to read all about it, and see an example of the strategy.
The Mortgage Bankers Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced the release of The Changing Dynamics of the Mortgage Servicing Landscape, a white paper looking at how nonbank servicing changed the industry, and where it’s heading tomorrow.
Mortgage applications increased 1.6% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 19, 2015. Want to know more?
While the national delinquency rate rose 4% from April to 4.96%, it’s still down nearly 12% from last year. Also, aside from the last two months, the national delinquency rate is still the lowest it’s been since the summer of 2007.
A new report from Freddie Mac suggests that improving household balance sheets will make it more enticing for Americans to take on mortgage debt in 2015, echoing the sentiment of a report from Fannie Mae.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is joining a growing chorus calling on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to stop selling pools of non-performing loans to “Wall Street speculators,” and requesting that the pools be sold instead to non-profits interested in keeping homeowners in their homes.
After a year adjusting to new CFPB rules, some in the mortgage industry are still not up to code. Here are the mortgage violation trends the bureau found.
Emojis originally started as a simple way to express whether you are happy or sad but have evolved into a way to communicate your every single thought, desire and craving. But will they work for mortgage lending? Here's a sample of a letter to a potential borrower. Can you translate it?
Flagstar Bancorp announced the hiring of Leonard Israel to serve as the bank’s president of mortgage banking. In this position, Israel will report to Flagstar President and CEO Alessandro DiNello and be responsible for all aspects of Flagstar’s mortgage originations business.
A forensic look at the complex legerdemain that was federal government putting the GSEs in conservatorship reveals some head-scratching accounting and some three-card Monte style mathematics.
Recent indicators suggest that the U.S. is experiencing a moderate rebound in economic growth in the current quarter following a temporary drop in activity in the first quarter. What does it mean for you?
The complaint cites a 2014 report from the National Fair Housing Alliance that found that bank-owned properties in communities of color were much more likely to have a higher number of maintenance and marketing deficiencies, leading to "destabilizing outcomes for families and neighborhoods."
Most mortgage lenders built their businesses providing mortgages to Baby Boomers, but are they prepared for the new, younger and more tech-savvy generation?
“We want to continue to provide value to our lenders and we don’t want technology fees to get in the way of lenders using our technology to its full potential," said Andrew Bon Salle, Executive Vice President, Single-Family Business at Fannie Mae.
Home prices slightly increased in April, inching up 0.3% from March, after reporting a rise in March.
Sales of new single-family houses in May 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 546,000, which is up 2.2% from April, but the big news is in price gains. Read on, reader.
A new report by the affordable housing nonprofit group California Reinvestment Coalition says the practice of investors buying and renting foreclosed homes hurts neighborhoods throughout California. Are they right?