TRID is a real obstacle to mortgage process

Fed adopts new rule limiting 'too big to fail' bailouts

New emergency lending policy targets 'broad-based' issues, not specific firms

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties


From HW Magazine

The next big thing in SFR: Lending to landlords

Financing small real estate investors provides big opportunity
Tighter regulation and higher risk aversion — both to actual risk and to headline risk — in the world of mainstream lending mean that despite the opportunity available with SFR investors, traditional lenders have by and large not jumped on this opportunity. That leaves these nontraditional national lenders a bigger share of the pie in a market that in the past has been largely the domain of local and regional hard-money lenders.
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Is your company leading the technology revolution? Prove it

Deadline quickly approaching for entry in HousingWire tech awards
The technological revolution is happening, right now. Here at HousingWire, we see that innovation happening and feel it deserves some serious kudos. The shouting it from the rooftops kind, to be exact. It’s in that spirit that HousingWire honors the most innovative innovators who’ve innovated in the most innovative ways in the last year.
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Fannie Mae continues shifting credit risk to insurers

Completes fifth and sixth Credit Insurance Risk Transfer deals
As part of its effort to reduce the taxpayers’ burden, Fannie Mae announced Friday that it completed its fifth and sixth credit risk-sharing transactions as part of its Credit Insurance Risk Transfer program. Through these latest deals, Fannie Mae said that it has acquired more than $800 million of insurance coverage on over $32 billion of loans this year.
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