As the world practices social distancing to counteract spreading the virus further, it forces lenders to move as close as possible to an all-digital model, as quickly as possible.
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From the heartland to the desert, here's a look at 10 housing markets where buyers are looking to move — and the high-cost markets they're leaving, according to Redfin.
The administration proposed to end the housing trust funds now financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and to subject numerous agencies to the congressional appropriations process, among other things.
The companies on our third annual list of Best Fintechs to Work For (a ranking compiled by our parent company, Arizent) share an ability to create personal connections with employees, and offer top-tier benefits like generous sabbaticals, fully paid insurance, and parental leave on day one.
National Mortgage News presents the second annual Best Mortgage Companies to Work For — a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the industry's best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.
From the mid-Atlantic to across the Northeast, here's a look at the 10 housing markets with the worst percentage price recoveries following the housing crisis, according to SmartAsset.
From the heart of Texas to the coast of Florida, here's a look at the 15 housing markets that experienced the largest home price growth of the last 10 years, according to Redfin.
From the Southeast to the Midwestern plains, here's a look at the 12 cities where first-time homebuyers can afford the largest share of houses for sale, according to First American.
From product-specific variations in refinancing rates to pockets of depreciation in an otherwise healthy market, here are some details in housing-related data that highlight important underlying trends in the mortgage business.
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A top U.S. regulator is exploring whether to throw a lifeline to mortgage servicers stressed by the coronavirus pandemic by tapping a program meant to address natural disasters.March 27
Residential estate brokers and agents are scrambling to determine what Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's emergency order means for their industry.March 27
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reiterated Thursday that he wants U.S. financial markets to remain open even as the coronavirus fuels wild volatility, while adding that he's focused on helping mortgage firms expected to be hit hard by the pandemic’s spreading economic pain.March 27
Two Harbors, a real estate investment trust, sold the bulk of its nonagency mortgage-backed securities portfolio to head off margin calls and refocus on its more favorable agency-MBS investments.March 26
- Mortgage rates drop as Fed soothes investor economic worries
- Lenders back push from hotels to access crisis-era program
- Big banks offer relief to California homeowners affected by COVID-19
- Coronavirus uncertainty starting to stifle home buying season
- HUD must extend moratorium for reverse mortgage borrowers: NCLC
Tier 1 CRA rounds out their product offerings with Finicity partnership
The integration allows lenders to more efficiently and securely share data between Visionet’s VLR solution, that is approved/certified by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and Ellie Mae’s Encompass® to improve closure ratio, reduce turnaround time and save costs in the loan origination process.
The industry’s leading closing software has partnered with the industry’s leading origination software to bring lenders the most powerful mortgage closing solution on the market.