Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Irving Fryar and his mother convicted of conspiring to steal $1.2M

Experian hacked: 15 million people’s credit data stolen in breach

Credit reporting agency becomes latest victim of data breach

Here's what today's job creation implosion means for housing and mortgage finance

Jobs crater, labor participation rate near 40-year low and zero wage growth

Real Estate

What does a post-TRID world look like?

We’re through the looking glass now
D-day is now behind us. So, what exactly does a post-TRID world look like? HousingWire spoke with Terry Moore, senior managing director at Accenture Credit Services, about how real estate and mortgage finance will be different going forward.
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HUD hands out $38 million to fight housing discrimination

More than 100 groups receive HUD grants
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced this week that it is awarding $38 million total to more than 100 groups to be used for fighting housing discrimination. Click here to see which groups will receive HUD funding.
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Move acquires Reesio as online homebuyer competition intensifies

Deal follows Zillow acquisition of online document company DotLoop
In a development that shows the battle for online real estate dominance now extends beyond the listing to the complete transaction itself, Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, announced the acquisition of Reesio, a document and transaction management platform that allows the entire real estate transaction to be done online.
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San Francisco to address skyrocketing housing costs

Plan calls for more affordable housing units for middle-income families
The city of San Francisco is moving to combat its rapidly rising housing costs. The city unveiled a new plan that offers more moderately priced housing in exchange for allowing builders to exceed the city’s current building height restrictions.
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Auction.com: Existing home sales projected to hit 5.4M

Tries to recoup losses experienced in August
Auction.com predicts existing home sales for September will fall between 5.23 and 5.57 million annual sales. While the modest growth predicted for September will not be enough to completely recoup all of the losses experienced in August, the report predicts that sales will move back in the right direction.
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Is fracking about to bust housing in North Dakota?

New residential units sit empty as gas production falls
As shale production and oil prices fall, areas that once saw rapid development and explosive growth because they rested on top of shale formations, are now facing a new problem – a glut of empty houses and apartments. What will become of shale-boom housing?
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