The Wrap: Appraisal volume ticks down after two weeks up

The Wrap: Appraisal volume ticks down after two weeks up

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MBA pushing for safe harbor for TRID

Industry wants a formal grace period
The mortgage industry is pushing for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to adopt a formalized grace period for TRID, and now Mortgage Bankers Association is pushing Congress to take action as it returns to the Hill. Read on.
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Zillow sells Market Leader for massive loss

Buyer is Perseus Division of Constellation Software
Zillow Group announced that it plans to sell Market Leader, a customer relationship management system for the real estate industry, to the Perseus Division of Constellation Software, an international provider of software and services. When Trulia bought Market Leader, the purchase price was reported to be as high as $355 million. Zillow announced Thursday that it is selling Market Leader for $23 million.
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Fannie Mae extends foreclosure timelines in 33 states

Raises number of allowable days for foreclosure proceedings
Fannie Mae announced that it is increasing the maximum number of allowable days for “routine” foreclosure proceedings for much of the country. Click here to see where Fannie Mae just changed the foreclosure timelines.
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eMortgage Logic becomes Morningstar-rated asset valuation vendor

Receives ‘MOR RV1’ vendor ranking
eMortgage Logic, a provider of residential real property valuations, data and analytics, received a residential vendor ranking from Morningstar Credit Ratings. According to a release from Morningstar, the ratings agency assigned a ‘MOR RV1’ residential vendor ranking to eMortgage Logic as a residential vendor in the asset valuation market.
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