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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal Friday updating its mortgage disclosure rule did not give lenders what they wanted: an ability to correct errors after a loan has closed and a release from liability for technical violations. But the 293-page proposal did provide revisions that will help in compliance and the closing of more loans.
The private equity firm GTCR is interested in fintech companies looking to disrupt the status quo, so long as they have proved themselves and are paired with managers who have a long track record of success.
TFS Financial in Cleveland posted a double-digit profit increase in the quarter that ended June 30 thanks to a combination of improved credit quality and lower expenses.
Loan application defect risk continued its downward slide in June, according to First American Financial Corp.
Foundation Asset Management has requested a special meeting of Stewart Information Services Corp. stockholders, where it will propose removing co-vice chairmen Malcolm Morris and Stewart Morris Jr. from the company's board of directors.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has reached an agreement with Citizens Bank to settle allegations that the bank discriminated against a woman on maternity leave.
The CFPB updated its "Know Before You Owe" mortgage disclosure rule to provide more clarity to lenders. It has proposed additional tolerance provisions, clarified a partial exemption for housing finance agencies, extended the rule's coverage to all cooperative units, and provided more clarity about privacy and the sharing of information.
The Federal Housing Administration is promoting a particular kind of financing for residential energy retrofits that another regulator staunchly opposes. Mortgage lenders and investors have qualms, too, about the impact on their standing in collateral claims.
Mortgage industry hiring and new job appointments for the week ending July 29.
Impac Mortgage Holdings reported a year-over-year drop in net income during the second quarter as a more substantial loss on mortgage servicing rights and costs related to the CashCall Mortgage merger weighed on earnings.
Talk to just about anyone about local real-estate prices and there's a good chance you'll hear this: Seattle is becoming the next San Francisco.
Those with student loan debt but no college degree are less likely to own a home relative to a debt-free high school graduate, according to Fannie Mae.
The last several days have brought good news in the struggle to make Cape Ann, Mass., a less expensive place to live for its residents.
Dallas-Fort Worth is the second hottest housing market in the country, according to Realtor.com.
Ellie Mae had second-quarter net income of $10.6 million as its revenue per Encompass user rose by 14%.
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