Servicing

September 15, 2020 10:20 AM
The government-sponsored enterprise’s seller/servicer guide is now integrated into the online portal. Freddie also improved the readability of loan-level reporting it provides, and has further changes in the works.
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September 15, 2020 9:07 AM
After flattening over the three prior weeks, the number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance dove at a rate not seen since early August, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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September 8, 2020 4:57 PM
"The current economic crisis continues to disproportionately impact borrowers with FHA and VA loans," said Mike Fratantoni, the MBA's senior vice president and chief economist.
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August 27, 2020 1:42 PM
While the overall amount of foreclosures continued to decline due to the coronavirus moratorium, the share of zombie properties grew during the third quarter, according to Attom Data Solutions.
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M&A
August 18, 2020 3:01 PM
Freedom Mortgage's acquisition of RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing gives it a MSR portfolio of over $300 billion.
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August 17, 2020 4:45 PM
The number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance decreased for the ninth consecutive week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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August 10, 2020 4:39 PM
The number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance was down for the eighth consecutive week, as the growth rate fell 23 basis points between July 27 and August 2, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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August 7, 2020 9:58 AM
Though overall forbearance share is down, the number of extensions is rising as coronavirus hardship filings surpass the 90-day mark that delineates the end of traditional forbearance plans.
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August 3, 2020 4:11 PM
The number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance fell for the seventh straight week, but the Mortgage Bankers Association predicts the rate will increase if the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise.
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July 31, 2020 8:00 AM
The combined impact of coronavirus forbearance periods ending while low rates persist means large workloads for title insurers, appraisers and others.
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