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The Industry Pulse: Updates on CoreLogic, NeighborWorks America, and More
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:33:16 +0000

From new appointments and partnerships to new technology and product expansion, get the latest buzz on the industry in this weekly update. The StoneHill Group, an Atlanta-based, veteran-owned provider of quality control, due diligence and mortgage fulfillment services has expanded its mortgage lender support services to help lenders, including banks and credit unions for cost-effective ...

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More Young Americans Joining the Real Estate Industry
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:11:51 +0000

Housing shortages and sky-high prices seem not to bother would-be agents one bit, according to a survey, which shows a 6 percent rise in realtors over 2017. One particular demographic is fanning that growth.

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Public Policy Think Tank Discusses Future of GSEs
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:11:37 +0000

Thursday at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world, panelists gathered to discuss the question surrounding the expansion or possible reduction of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s activities. The two-hour discussion consisted of panelists expressing concerns over ...

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Kraninger: ‘Will Focus Solely on Serving the American People’
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:40:45 +0000

Kathleen Kraninger, the President’s nominee to head BCFP testified at Senate Banking Committee Hearing on her current role at the OMB and her plans for the Bureau. Click through to learn what she had to say.

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AMDC Hosts Webinar Covering Inclusive Hiring Practices
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:51:21 +0000

On Wednesday, July 18th, the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC) presented the webinar titled 'The Do's and Don'ts of Diverse Hiring in the Workplace," with Randy S. Miller, President of Randall S. Miller & Associates, P.C. The webinar is part of a larger series which provides industry professionals and diversity practitioners with practical education to deepen ...

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And the Best Age to Become a Homeowner Is …
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:19:39 +0000

A new survey found an optimistic answer to the question of when is it a good age to become a homeowner. But can young Americans reach this milestone?

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Confirmation of Sale Scrutiny in Kansas
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:55:51 +0000

Within the last several months, the Kansas Court of Appeals has taken a closer look at the procedure for confirming Sheriff’s Sales in Kansas. K.S.A. §60-2415(a) states, “If the court finds the [sale] regular and in conformity with law and equity, it shall confirm the same.” That statute goes on to set out that, under ...

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Is Home Price Inequality a Good Thing?
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:50:02 +0000

A study seeking the answer to the impact of home price inequality in various markets made an interesting discovery. Click through to read what it found.

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BCFP Announces Director for Office of Innovation
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:02:20 +0000

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney has announced the selection of Paul Watkins to lead the Bureau’s new Office of Innovation. “I am delighted that Paul Watkins is bringing his deep expertise, track record of protecting consumers, and commitment to innovation to the Bureau,” Mulvaney said. “I am confident that, ...

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NeighborWorks America Appoints New President and CEO
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:21:23 +0000

NeighborWorks America, recently announced the appointment of Marietta Rodriguez, as President and CEO of NeighborWorks America. Jeffrey Bryson, who served as interim President and CEO for the nonprofit since September 2017, will remain on board until August 17.

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