FHFA: Mortgage Loan Limits Largely Unchanged
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently made some minor adjustments to the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie  [read more]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:31:40 -0500
MBA: Mortgage Application Volume Fell Last Week
After increasing the previous week, mortgage application volume fell 4.3%, on an adjusted basis, during the week ended Nov. 21, according to the Mortgage Bankers  [read more]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:08:39 -0500
Solutionstar Buying Title365 For $36 Million
Solutionstar Holdings, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc., is buying title services company Title365 for $36 million. The deal, which includes  [read more]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:07:44 -0500
New Home Sales Rose Slightly In October
New home sales increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000 units in October, an increase of 0.7% compared to the September estimate of  [read more]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500
HOPE NOW: Foreclosure Starts Rose 6% In Q3
About 468,000 homeowners received non-foreclosure solutions from mortgage servicers during the third quarter, according to HOPE NOW, a voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers,  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:00:13 -0500
Mark Johnson, Matt Slonaker Join Solutionstar
Mark R. Johnson and Matt Slonaker recently joined Solutionstar, a subsidiary of residential mortgage services company Nationstar, as executive vice president, valuations, and as senior  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:19:42 -0500
FHFA: Home Prices Rose 0.9% In Q3
U.S. home prices rose 0.9% in the third quarter compared to the second quarter, on an adjusted basis, and were up 4.5% compared to the  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:13:02 -0500
Freddie Adds Actual Loss Data To Its Single-Family Loan-Level Dataset
To increase transparency for investors, Freddie Mac is adding actual loss data to its Single-Family Loan-Level Historical Dataset. The expanded dataset will now feature loan-level  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:20:23 -0500
FirstKey Introduces 30-Year Portfolio Loan For SFR Investors
FirstKey, which provides loans for investors in single-family rental (SFR) properties, has expanded its Express program by extending the option of a 30-year fixed-rate term  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:57:03 -0500
LRES DirectConnect Now Integrated With RealEC Technologies' Exchange
LRES' DirectConnect integration hub is now integrated with the Exchange platform by RealEC Technologies, a division of Black Knight Financial Services. The integration means lenders  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:25:11 -0500
Black Knight: Home Prices Basically Flat In September
U.S. home prices were basically flat in September compared to August, according to Black Knight Financial Services' Home Price Index report, which tracks home prices  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:18:39 -0500
Ruth Delgado Joins Superior Home Services
Ruth Delgado recently joined field services company Superior Home Services as assistant vice president of insurance operations.Delgado previously served as an assistant vice president in  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:35:15 -0500
S&P/Case-Shiller: Home Prices Fell Slightly In September
U.S. home prices decreased 0.1% in September compared to August, marking the first month-over-month decline this year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Year  [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500
John Duchouquette Joins Collateral Analytics
John Duchouquette has joined Collateral Analytics, a provider of software solutions to the valuations, real estate and mortgage industries, as a senior vice president focusing  [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:28:15 -0500
Altisource Expands Online Real Estate Business With Acquisition Of Owners.com
Altisource Portfolio Solutions has acquired online real estate marketplace Owners.com for about $20 million. Owners.com, one of the largest online self-directed real estate services in  [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:11:36 -0500