[Chart] FHA mortgage insurance boom in the works?

[Chart] FHA mortgage insurance boom in the works?

MBA notes impact of cutting MIPs

loanDepot officially files for IPO

Number of shares, price range to be determined

Did Sen. Corker violate SEC rules, Senate ethics by telling investors to short GSEs?

Made questionable remarks on CNBC regarding stocks


Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac just joined CFPB in extending TRID grace period

End date is also undefined
While the House of Representatives is due to vote any day now on formalizing a hold harmless grace period for the enforcement of the CFPB’s new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rules, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are extending an olive branch to the industry, by establishing their own grace period for TRID enforcement – albeit without a designated end date.
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California woman preyed on distressed homeowners, defied CFPB

Gets 70 months in prison
Najia Jalan received a sentence of 70 months in federal prison for her role in a scheme that involved Jalan falsely presenting herself as a member of the Department of the Treasury. And it doesn't end there. Jalan also pretended she was an attorney and defied a restraining order placed on her business by the CFPB.
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac offers relief to South Carolina flood victims

Forbearance, other options made available
Over the last several days, torrential downpours have battered some residents in South Carolina with more than two feet of rain, resulting in as many as 14 deaths and damage currently estimated to be more than $1 billion. Now, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are offering relief to the thousands of homeowners affected by the devastating floods.
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Another one bites the dust: MERS wins again

California Third Appellate District Court affirms MERS’ rights to assign a mortgage
MERSCORP Holdings announced Monday that it secured another victory over a homeowner who challenged its authority to assign a mortgage. MERS had its authority upheld this time by the Court of Appeal of California for the Third Appellate District.
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Walter Investment CEO stepping down

Mark O’Brien announces retirement; Denmar Dixon named CEO
Coming just one month after Walter Investment Management Corp. agreed to pay $29.63 million in fines to settle charges brought by the Department of Justice, the company announced Monday that Mark O’Brien, the company's chairman and CEO, is retiring this week.
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New Residential to repay $2.5B in mortgage servicer advances

S&P downgrades Ocwen, triggers repayment
Citing an “inadvertent” oversight in a previous downgrade of Ocwen Loan Servicing servicer rankings, Standard & Poor’s announced earlier this week that it was lowering its ranking of Ocwen as a residential mortgage master servicer from “above average” to “below average.” And that move triggered a massive payback from New Residential.
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