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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule, along with tightening regulatory controls, has resulted in widespread demand for technology that helps ensure compliance across the mortgage lifecycle. Consumers, banks, lenders and others in [Read More]

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Supreme Lending, a nationwide mortgage lender, has expanded its footprint in “Green Country,” Okla., with two new branches, one in Tulsa and the other in Pryor. Industry veteran Patrick Chicklinski has been selected to manage both branches. Chicklinski, who has [Read More]

Pending home sales jumped 5.5% in February to reach the highest level in nearly a year and the second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The jump resulted in a score of 112.3 on [Read More]

Pavaso Inc.‘s Digital Close solution, which allows all parties in a mortgage transaction to communicate and work in one central location, is now integrated with Mortgage Resources Group‘s (MRG) document preparation service. MRG is an attorney-owned document preparation provider offering [Read More]

The overall performance of first-lien mortgages continued to improve in the fourth quarter, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). About 94.7% of mortgages were current and performing as of the end of the quarter, according [Read More]

Mortgage application volume fell 0.8% on an adjusted basis during the week ended March 24, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Applications for refinances decreased 3% despite a dip in rates, while applications for purchases [Read More]

New Jersey Community Capital, a nonprofit community development financial institution, is the winning bidder on a pool of nonperforming mortgage loans (NPLs) with an unpaid principal balance (UPB) of approximately $26 million recently auctioned by Fannie Mae. The Community Impact [Read More]

Christy Long Hoskins has joined Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based First Community Mortgage (FCM) as senior vice president of strategy and chief marketing officer. Hoskins is currently Middle Tennessee Director for the Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association and is a former president of the [Read More]

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage is getting a leg-up on its competition with the launch of MyMortgage, a digital mortgage portal built on Roostify’s secure, cloud-based technology platform. The launch means borrowers using Guild Mortgage can now quickly and easily complete [Read More]

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From The Orb

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The Trump administration’s executive order requiring federal regulatory bodies to eliminate two existing regulations for every new one they enact is just one of many actions that have created regulatory uncertainty for mortgage lenders and servicers. [Read More]

BLOG VIEW: We know that flooding is a major natural disaster that affects many parts of the world, including developed countries such as the U.S. It causes billions of dollars in infrastructure and property damage, as well as loss of [Read More]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The e-mortgage has been evolving for several years now, and the mortgage industry is very close to achieving a true, end-to-end, fully digital mortgage process. Although some roadblocks remain, particularly with regard to the acceptance of [Read More]

MORNING COMMUTE: Welcome to Morning Commute, where it’s all about music and mortgages. And the music for this morning’s commute was: Led Zeppelin IV. Also known as the “Zoso” album. What can I say … it’s another total classic album [Read More]

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