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Mortgage Applications Dipped Slightly Last Week But Were Still Up 28 Percent Year Over...

Mortgage application volume dipped 0.6% on an adjusted basis during the week ended Nov. 27, as the average rate for a 30-year...

FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoria

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been directed to extend their moratoria on single-family foreclosures...

Black Knight Optimal Blue PPE Now Supports HELOCs

Black Knight Inc. says its Optimal Blue product, pricing and eligibility engine has been enhanced to fully support the pricing of home...

Flagstar Announces Startups for MortgageTech Accelerator Program

Flagstar Bank has announced the second cohort of startups to participate in the Flagstar MortgageTech Accelerator program.The three...

Share of Mortgages in Forbearance Increased for Second Straight Week

The share of mortgage loans in COVID-19-related forbearance plans increased for a second straight week during the week ended Nov. 22, according...

Home Prices Continued to Rise in October, But There is Greater Disparity Among Metros

Due to heightened demand and ongoing supply constraints, U.S. home prices increased 1.1% in October compared with September and were up 7.3%...

Altisource Rolls Out Program for Short Sales, Equity Sales

Altisource Portfolio Solutions has debuted its Signature Seller Assisted Sale program – a solution designed to help borrowers who are unable to...

Angel Oak Opens Retail Mortgage Lending Branch in Florida

Angel Oak Home Loans has opened its fourth retail office in Florida, led by co-branch managers Jerrod Harlan and Andy Yauss, and...

Uday Devalla: Mortgage Servicers Can Boost Retention, Engagement with Technology

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Mortgage lenders have made great strides in automating the origination process and delivering a smooth and intuitive customer...

NMLS Annual Renewal Period Ends December 31

BLOG VIEW: In order to continue operating in 2021, mortgage companies, money services businesses, and debt and consumer finances companies must renew...

NAR: October Brought Slight Drop in Pending Home Sales Activity

According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales fell slightly in October, with contract activity mixed among the four major...

Mortgage Coach Driving TCA Tool Through Arch MI

Mortgage Coach has completed an integration with Arch Mortgage Insurance Co. whereby Arch MI RateStar on-demand pricing has been added to the...

New Home Sales Up 41.5 Percent Year Over Year

New home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 999,000 in October, down 0.3% compared with September but up 41.5%...

ServiceLink Hires Ryan Vogt as VP, National Sales Representative

Ryan Vogt recently joined ServiceLink as vice president, national sales representative for both origination and default clients.Vogt has...

Mortgage Applications Jumped Again on Lower Rates

Due mainly to mortgage rates hitting yet another all-time low, mortgage application volume jumped 3.9% during the week ended Nov. 20, with...

Case-Shiller: Home Price Appreciation Continued to Accelerate in September

U.S. home prices increased 1.4% on an adjusted basis in September compared with August and were up 7.0% compared with September 2019,...

MBA: 2.7 Million Homeowners Still in Forbearance Plans

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Forbearance and Call Volume Survey for the week ending November 15, 2.7 million homeowners are...

This Thanksgiving, the Mortgage Industry Has a Lot to Be Thankful For

BLOG VIEW: Thanksgiving 2020 is going to be different from other years. Some of us may not be able to celebrate it...

Applications For New Home Purchases Jumped 5 Percent in October

Applications for mortgages for new home purchases jumped 5% in October compared with September and were up 32.9% compared with a year...

Mortgage Rates Hit New Record Low

Mortgage rates hit another record low this week, with the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage falling to 2.72%, down from...

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