There were about 39,000 completed foreclosures nationwide in February, down 11.6% from about 44,000 in January and down 15.7% from about 46,000 in [Read More]
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As the concept of fast-track legislation for vacant and abandoned properties gains momentum, Safeguard Properties has launched its Fast-Track Legislation Resource Center, which [Read More]

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Settlement agents can now register on Closing Insight, Black Knight Financial Services' suite of Web-based solutions designed to help lenders address the Consumer [Read More]

Mortgage production increased 3.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter, bringing production to the highest level since the [Read More]

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Rich Swerbinsky and Nancee Mueller have joined The Mortgage Collaborative as executive vice president of national sales and strategic alliances and vice president [Read More]

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Fannie Mae this week introduced its HomePath Ready Buyer program, which allows qualifying first-time home buyers to receive up to 3% of the [Read More]

There are 22 states that give homeowners associations (HOAs) super lien status in the event of a foreclosure. What that means is that [Read More]

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Making Acceptable Homeowners (MAH), a nonprofit mortgage underwriting counseling agency, is now using IndiSoft's RxOffice Counseling Management System (CMS) to manage its pre-purchase [Read More]

Fixed mortgage rates inched up slightly during the week ended April 16, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. The average rate [Read More]

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BLOG VIEW: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) made headlines last year when it hit a mortgage lender with a whopping $20 million fine over the way it advertised rates. According to the regulator, the [Read More]

BLOG VIEW: As we plowed through the early to mid-2000s, there were very few consumers who could not obtain mortgage financing one way or the other. Granted, the basic borrower qualification premise was completely thrown [Read More]

BLOG VIEW: If you believe in numbers, real estate sales should be soaring. Interest rates are below 4%, yet home prices nationwide have still not reached the 2007 peak - two facts which should elate [Read More]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: John Button is president and CEO of ReverseVision, a provider of origination technology to the reverse mortgage industry. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as [Read More]

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