The do’s and don’ts of good credit for Millennials

Are REOs ready for a comeback?

Clear Capital: Increases in distressed, seasonal changes suggest yes

Mortgage application defects keep rising

Michigan, Florida, Texas lead First American application defect index
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Nationstar gives $30 million for distressed homeowners in Milwaukee

Deal smooths way for public financing of Milwaukee Bucks arena
Nationstar Mortgage will provide up to $30 million to financially troubled Milwaukee homeowners under an agreement with the city. This comes after months of negotiations, a spate of critical press and upcoming hearings on how the city is financing the proposed $500 million Milwaukee Bucks arena, which media and analysts say is definitely related.
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RealtyTrac: Share of in-foreclosure sales hits 15-year low

Cash sales hit 8-year low
Sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high. Say what you will, this is one area of housing that's slowly fading. Read on.
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RealtyTrac: Foreclosure filings up 7% in July

Marks 5 months of year-over-year increases
There was a total of 124,910 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — in July, up 7% from the previous month. RealtyTrac vice president explains why.
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You can now review every federal agency (even the CFPB) on Yelp

New agreement allows agencies to claim pages, respond to reviewers
Thanks to a new agreement between the federal government and Yelp, anyone can now rate and post a review of any federal agency on the consumer review-driven website and app. The agencies can now claim their page on Yelp, read and respond to the unfiltered reviews, and even “incorporate that feedback” into improvements to its services.
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