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LoanLogics Launches LoanLogics IDEA for MSR Transfer

LoanLogics, which offers loan quality technology for mortgage manufacturing and loan acquisition, has released LoanLogics IDEA for MSR Transfer, a new solution that automates...

ATTOM: Foreclosure Filings Down Nearly 80 Percent Year Over Year

ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q1 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report shows there were a total of 33,699 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings during the first quarter...

First United Bank Extends Commitment to Black Knight MSP

First United Bank, a privately held community bank, has signed a long-term contract extension to use Black Knight’s MSP loan servicing system to help...

CoreLogic: Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Trend Downward

CoreLogic’s Loan Performance Insights report for January 2021 shows that 5.6% of all mortgages in the U.S. were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or...

MBA: Forbearance Exits at Fastest Pace in Five Months

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey reveals that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 24...

Mr. Cooper Names Johnson Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Mr. Cooper Group Inc. says Kurt Johnson has been tapped to lead risk and compliance for the organization as executive vice president and chief risk...

CFPB Trying to Get Ahead of Huge Numbers of Borrowers Exiting Forbearance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a notice of proposed rule-making that is intended to help prevent avoidable foreclosures as the emergency...

Top of Mind Integrated With LendingPad

Top of Mind Networks, a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, reports that its Surefire...

NewRez Taps Michael Iorio as Joint Venture Senior Division Manager

Michael Iorio recently joined NewRez, a national mortgage lending and servicing organization, as senior division manager within the joint venture lending division. Iorio has a...

MBA: Share of Mortgages in Forbearance Finally Drops Below 5 Percent

The most recent Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Forbearance and Call Volume Survey shows that the number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9...

FHFA Reports Solid GSE Performance on Distressed Mortgages

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) fourth-quarter 2020 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 362,912 foreclosure prevention...

First Citizens Bank Extends Work with Sagent Mortgage Servicing Tech

Sagent, a joint venture of Fiserv Inc. and Warburg Pincus that focuses on financial services technology, says it has signed a five-year partnership extension...

Fannie Mae Veteran Joins Churchill Mortgage to Lead Servicing

Churchill Mortgage, a provider of conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 47 states, has hired Mickey Maloney as its director of loan servicing. In...

Fannie, Freddie Loans in Forbearance Show Continued Improvement

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey shows that as of March 7, the total number of loans in forbearance...
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U.S. Homeowners Saw Equity Increase 16.2 Percent in 2020

Due to rising home prices, U.S. Homeowners gained more than $1.5 trillion in equity in 2020, according to CoreLogic’s fourth quarter Home Equity Report. That’s...

Share of Mortgages in Forbearance Continues to Decrease as Economy Gradually Recovers

The share of mortgage loans in forbearance continued to fall during the last week of February, dropping to 5.20% of servicers' portfolio volume, according...

Fannie Mae Recognizes Mortgage Servicers for Excellent Performance

Fannie Mae has announced the 2020 Servicer Total Achievement and Rewards (STAR) Program results, which recognized 31 mortgage servicers for operational servicing excellence and...

CFPB Report Looks at Potential Wave of Housing Challenges

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a report that warns of widespread evictions and foreclosures once federal, state and local pandemic protections...

MBA: Slight Bump in Prevalence of Forbearance Among Borrowers

As of February 21, the total number of loans in forbearance had increased by 1 basis point relative to the week prior, to 5.23%...

Fitch Bumps Rushmore Mortgage Servicer Ratings

Rushmore Loan Management Services says Fitch Ratings has upgraded its U.S. RMBS servicer ratings in three categories: U.S. primary prime servicer (RPS1-, up from RPS2),...