Home Price Rebound Creeps into Policy Debate of Bubble-Wary Fed
Real estate broker Warren Teller watched as the housing market in Richmond, Va., slowed dramatically eight years ago. Today, he's witnessing a reversal.
In Quest to Quell Lender Buyback Fears, Freddie to Boost QC Tech
An initiative underway at Freddie Mac seeks to integrate new and existing technology to create a comprehensive suite of quality control tools designed to help lenders manage their mortgage repurchase risks.
FHA Hazard Claims Processing Up 76%: Dimont
Dimont reported Monday that FHA hazard claims processing had jumped 76% year-over-year.
Walter Investment Names Dixon CEO, O'Brien to Retire
Walter Investment Management has promoted its vice chairman to CEO, after Mark O'Brien said he will retire from that position.
Risk-Sharing Is No Substitute for Capital at Fannie and Freddie
If we can't identify adequate capital to bear mortgage credit losses when they are incurred, aren't we setting ourselves up for another series of bailouts in the next housing downturn?
Loan Officer Lives Up to His Marketing Bravado
NewCastle Home Loans Owner Ryan Kelley has branded himself as "The Home Loan Expert" and is willing to sit in a bathtub full of credit cards to prove it.
High-End Housing Booming on Marco Island
High-end homes are flying off the shelf on Marco Island, Fla.
Auditors Red Flag Jacksonville Nonprofit
A Jacksonville nonprofit accused of having a significant conflict of interest while spending city housing grants is a well-established group leading two high-profile neighborhood revitalization projects expected to cost millions in public money.
Two Harbors Marketing $334M RMBS
Two Harbors Investment Corp. made a quick turnaround from its early September transaction and is marketing another $334 million of bonds backed by residential mortgages.
What Loan Officers Can Learn from Carly Fiorina
2016 Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina telegraphs a message that the mortgage industry would do well to heed.
Mortgage Hiring Stalls, Ending Six Months of Job Gains
Employment at nonbank mortgage banking and brokerage firms was steady in August, ending a six-month run of job gains.
South Florida Renters Face Heavy Burden
Among Florida's rental markets, South Florida imposes the heaviest financial burden, a new report shows.
People Movers of the Week: Oct. 2
Mortgage professional hiring and new job appointments for the week ending Oct. 2.
News Corp's Move Acquires Online Home-Sales Platform Reesio
News Corp's Move Inc. has acquired Reesio, a provider of document and transaction management software for residential real estate.
Milwaukee Fair Housing Council Receives Federal Grants
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Fair Housing Council is receiving almost $825,000 in grants from a federal agency to fight discriminatory housing practices.