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Brian Lynch: Accounting Software For Mortgage Has Come A Long Way
on Friday October 24 2014 by Patrick Barnard print the content item
PERSON OF THE WEEK: Brian Lynch is founder and president of Advantage Systems, a provider of accounting software to the mortgage banking industry. MortgageOrb recently [read more]
Regulators Approve Final QRM Rule
on Wednesday October 22 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
Federal regulators on Tuesday approved a final, softened version of the Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rule that requires lenders to retain a 5% stake in [read more]
MBA: Applications For Refinances Jump 23% On Lower Rates
on Wednesday October 22 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
Mortgage application volume increased 11.6% during the week ended Oct. 17, with most of that growth coming from a sharp rise in applications for refinances, [read more]
Castro To Lenders: 'Let's Work Together'
on Wednesday October 22 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
In his third major speech since becoming secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in July, Julian Castro told attendees of [read more]
FHFA Clarifies Rep And Warranty Framework
on Tuesday October 21 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
In the hope of freeing up more mortgage credit for consumers, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), overseer of government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and [read more]
The Walking Homestead
on Tuesday October 21 2014 by Gabby Lopez print the content item
BLOG VIEW: One would think that as the nation's real estate market improves from the 2008 economic meltdown, neighborhoods would be back to normal. Unfortunately, [read more]
HUD Awards $38.3 Million To Fight Housing Discrimination
on Wednesday October 15 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $38.3 million to more than 100 fair housing organizations and other nonprofits to help [read more]
New Claim Against MERS 'May Have Teeth'
on Wednesday October 15 2014 by Natalie Grigg & Joanne LaFontant-Dooley print the content item
BLOG VIEW: In recent years, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., or MERS, has been the subject of an onslaught of litigation challenging the validity of [read more]
Mounting Indicators Prove Housing 'Recovery' Illusory
on Wednesday October 15 2014 by Lynn Effinger print the content item
BLOG VIEW: With the national unemployment rate around 5.9%, as of September, and a second quarter GDP estimate of about 4.6%, one might get the [read more]
Study: Student Loan Debt Impacting Mortgage Market
on Monday October 13 2014 by MortgageOrb.com print the content item
Americans ages 20 to 29 saw their student loan debt become a much larger percentage of their overall debt during the past decade - from [read more]
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