RealtyTrac: Still Plenty Of Zombies Around
Considering that the plague of the Great Recession is mostly over, a surprisingly high number of "zombie" foreclosures remain out there - you know, the  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:11:06 -0400
Penalties Galore In 'Mortgage Market Football'
BLOG VIEW: When a football hits the upright, odd bounces have changed the fortunes of many NFL teams. The mortgage market makeover necessitated by the  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
HUD: Homelessness Rate Hits New Lows
Considering that the U.S. homeownership rate has hit new lows, and that market rents have hit new highs, would you be surprised to learn that  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
MBA: Application Volume Falls As Rates Go Back On The Rise
Following the previous week's whopping 23% increase that was driven by historically low interest rates, applications for refinances fell 7% during the week ending Oct.  [read more]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:11:21 -0400
It's Official: Federal Reserve Concludes Its Bond-Buying Program
Saying that labor market conditions have improved, unemployment is down, household spending is up and that inflation has held below 2%, the Federal Reserve has  [read more]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:04:22 -0400
U.S. Homeownership Rate Keeps Falling
Due mainly to slow wage growth, rising home prices, tighter mortgage credit and a general lack of confidence in the economy, the U.S. homeownership rate  [read more]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
CoreLogic: Foreclosures Up 4.7% In September As Rate Of Recovery Recedes
About 46,000 foreclosures were completed nationwide in September, an increase of 4.7% compared to the approximately 44,000 reported in August, but a decrease of 32.6%  [read more]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The Wolf Firm Adds Five To Its Ranks
The Wolf Firm, a law firm serving the financial services industry, and specializing in REO and mortgage default law, has added five new attorneys to  [read more]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
S&P/Case-Shiller: Home Price Appreciation Losing Steam
Home price appreciation continued to lose steam across the U.S. in August; however, some markets posted significant gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index  [read more]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
CoreLogic: Mortgage Fraud Risk Increased 3.2%
The risk of mortgage fraud increased 3.2%, on a year-over-year basis, as of the end of the second quarter, according to CoreLogic's Mortgage Fraud Report.  [read more]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
RealtyTrac: Distressed Sales Fell To New Lows In Q3
Distressed sales are no longer propping up the housing market to the degree that they were a year ago, a report from RealtyTrac shows. Single-family  [read more]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Four Out Of Five Lenders 'Very Concerned' About QC, Survey Reveals
Four out of five mortgage lenders are "very concerned" about loan quality, a survey conducted by document management solutions provider Capsilon reveals. The survey, which  [read more]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
CFPB Flexes Its Regulatory Muscles
In a report that is essentially a review of recent enforcement actions, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) says it recently uncovered some violations of  [read more]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Wipe Your Data Or End Up In Big Doo-Doo
BLOG VIEW: News of security breaches, hacker attacks, and identity and data thefts has grown at an alarming rate across all industries: financial, healthcare and  [read more]
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:40:51 -0400
Veros Enhances Its Property Valuation Management Platform
Veros Real Estate Solutions has enhanced its property valuation management platform, Sapphire, with new features and capabilities, including enhanced payment processing; the ability to order  [read more]
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:22:12 -0400