[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

Real Estate

Georgia real estate investor pleads guilty to bid rigging in foreclosure auctions

Feds snare ninth real estate investor for auction fraud in Georgia
A Georgia real estate investor pleaded guilty for conspiring to rig bids at real estate foreclosure auctions in Fulton and DeKalb counties in Georgia. According to an announcement from the Department of Justice, Morris Podber admitted that he conspired with other real estate investors to not bid against each other in public foreclosure auctions on certain properties.
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Real estate startup to Zillow CEO: We’ll sell your house for you

Faira guarantees sale of Spencer Rascoff’s twice-discounted house
Back a few months ago, Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff put his money where his mouth is by listing a house he owned for sale – on Zillow. The listing apparently hasn’t generated quite as much interest as Rascoff hoped, despite two price cuts. Rascoff now has an unlikely ally in the sale of his house – a real estate startup that’s guaranteeing the sale of Rascoff’s house and putting its money where its mouth is.
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What’s California real estate going to do in 2016?

Sales expected to rise; price growth will slow down
While California’s housing market is expected to improve in 2016, a shortage of available inventory and continuing high costs are expected to limit it, according to a report released by the California Association of Realtors.
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Affordability squeeze threatens ongoing growth in California

Buyers and investors may start looking to other regions
A California cooling effect could put a freeze on nationwide appreciation and a sustained housing recovery. Once interest rates do rise, this new report says that California's housing market will only get worse.
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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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