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Searching for Leadership in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:25:33 +0000

How can we ensure sensible regulations are in place to protect homeowners and the mortgage industry? An open dialogue between government officials and industry leaders is indispensable to achieve a balance. Find out more here.

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An Outlook on the Housing Market
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:29:11 +0000

Rick Sharga, EVP, Carrington Mortgage Holdings discusses some of the pressing issues facing today's housing market and the trends that are likely to shape it in 2019.

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What did S&P Say About Mortgage Defaults?
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:26:15 +0000

Consumer credit default rates for mortgages have remained fairly stable this year, according to a new analysis. Here’s a breakdown of how mortgage defaults performed compared to credit cars and auto loan default rates.

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FHA Issues New Requirements
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:56:53 +0000

In a move intended to speed up payments on claims, the FHA has revised certain requirements for servicers. Click through to learn more about these changes and what type of mortgages they would impact.

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Ellie Mae’s Announces “Driving Innovation Home” Campaign
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:51:37 +0000

Ellie Mae has released an independent software vendor program and URLA Resources in conjunction with its “Driving Innovation Home” campaign.

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FormFree & Freddie Mac Announce Collaboration
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:43:33 +0000

FormFree, a fintech company, will be working with Freddie Mac to automate income and asset assessment with joint loan product advisor tool.

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What Country Is HUD Partnering With on Housing?
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:18:50 +0000

Housing is a universal need, one that remains a challenge both inside and outside U.S. borders. HUD has just signed an agreement signaling cooperation on an international level. Find out who the players in the agreement are and what's to be expected.

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Equifax Joins Forces with Freddie Mac
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:24:43 +0000

Equifax Inc., a global information solutions company, announced that it will be working with Freddie Mac to fully automate the assessment of borrower income.

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LERETA Announces Chief Strategy Officer
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:54:19 +0000

LERETA, LLC, a national provider of real estate tax and flood services for mortgage servicers based in Covina, California, has tapped Eric Christensen as the Chief Strategy Officer for the company. Christensen is responsible for product development, corporate strategy, marketing, and M&A transactions.

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Mid America Welcomes Mortgage Veteran Pam Misner to Team
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:42:19 +0000

Jeff Bode, Owner and CEO of multi-state lender Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced the firm has retained Pam Misner as Underwriting Manager. With nearly 30 years’ mortgage expertise, Misner will direct Mid America’s mortgage loan underwriting and collaborating on the expansion of origination and production teams for Mid America’s West Coast branches.

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