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Metro-West Appoints VP of Appraiser Advancement
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:28:24 +0000

Independent appraisal firm, Metro-West Appraisal Co. LLC announced the promotion of Michael Shores to VP of Appraiser Advancement.

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LoanScorecard Hires New Managing Director of Capital Markets
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:10:36 +0000

LoanScorecard announced that Gerald Casey has joined the company as Managing Director, Capital Markets.

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First American Introduces New Valuation for Appraisal Process
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:40:46 +0000

The process intends to provide solutions for residential lenders and servicers regarding loans, titles, and settlements.

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The Week Ahead: HELOCs on the Horizon
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:00:33 +0000

A new study takes data from 60 million consumers who were eligible for a HELOC to determine the expected growth in this market segment. Learn about this data being released and more in the Week Ahead ...

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Ellie Mae Releases New Update to Mortgage Management Solution
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:34:29 +0000

The main updates for 17.4 Ellie Mae’s all-in-one mortgage management software can be found inside.

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Redfin Mortgages Expanding to Illinois
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:29:24 +0000

To help homebuyers remain strong in a competitive market, Redfin’s underwritten pre-approvals are expanding outside of Texas.

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CFPB Outlines Protecting Consumer-shared Data
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 03:01:02 +0000

The CFPB seeks to ensure consumers can share their data to third party companies, such as “fintech” firms, banks, and other financial institutions, with the peace of mind that their data is valued and protected.

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Market Update: Existing Home Sales
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:00:59 +0000

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released its Existing Home Sales report—discovering that despite three straight months of home sales declining, September sales showed a small incline. Amidst the ongoing narrative of supply shortages, the report found that total existing-home sales increased by 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million ...

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Lehman Brothers Holdings Face Trustees Claims
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:48:38 +0000

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. defended against allegations last week from the residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees—as the trustees questioned the bank on the value of the claims submitted during the financial crisis in 2008, according to pretrial briefs in an article released by Law360. Ultimately the issue here is that trustees argue Lehman Brothers’ “straightforward ...

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Fitch Insights: A Discussion on the Future of RMBS
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:56:05 +0000

In a report from Fitch Ratings, the agency shares a recent roundtable discussion focused on RMBS process improvements. See what the experts had to say here..

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