First South Bank has purchased a mortgage servicing rights portfolio of 452 Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans.
Federal regulators warned mortgage servicers Monday that they will still expect them to offer loan modifications to distressed homeowners even after the Home Affordable Modification Program expires at yearend.
July 25, 2016
The best ways to deal with abandoned, rundown properties blighting communities is to stop them from getting that way in the first place.
Fueled by better-than-expected job growth, falling foreclosures and rising new-home sales, the first half of 2016 produced a long-unseen stability in the local housing market.
Mortgage professional hiring and new job appointments for the week ending July 22.
July 22, 2016
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday announced a new grant initiative aimed at reducing the volume of so-called zombie homes properties that have not been properly maintained through prolonged foreclosure proceedings.
He calls himself Nana I Am and he's at the center of perhaps the most unique and bizarre squatter case in Las Vegas.
The Department of Veteran Affairs has renewed its contract with Black Knight Financial Services, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company said Thursday.
An 11-story office tower in the heart of the Dayton Central Business District could be headed for auction after the loss of some major tenants and after its owners defaulted on a bank loan.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's fifth anniversary marks an important shift for the agency in which it pivots from rules required by the Dodd-Frank Act to pursuing other areas.
Real estate foreclosures in Hawaii are close to flat with last year's levels after five months in which case volume surged through March before settling back down in April and May.
July 20, 2016
San Joaquin County, Calif., foreclosure activity continued to slow in the first six months of the year, with related legal filings down nearly 15% from the preceding six months and more than 9% lower than the first half of 2015.
RealtyTrac is renaming its parent company Attom Data Solutions as it rolls out a new property database that links different data sources into a centralized resource.
Foreclosure activity statewide and locally dropped sharply in the first half of 2016, but Ohio maintained its dubious distinction as one of the nation's leading states for foreclosures.
July 19, 2016
A California man, indicted in New Haven, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday for his leadership of a mortgage fraud scheme that spanned several states, according to the Connecticut U.S. Attorney's Office.
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