NASDAQ to delist Home Loan Servicing Solutions

NASDAQ to delist Home Loan Servicing Solutions

Next shoe in New Residential deal drops

First-time buyer GSE mortgage loans are getting far riskier

Risk index for agency mortgages for new buyers at series high

6 secrets to dealing with regulations for mortgage servicers

A candid look from the perspective of 2 recovering regulators
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Articles by Brena Swanson

Why are foreclosures not making it to the market?

Auction.com reveals 4 changes driving the trend
Brena Swanson
As home prices continue to increase, fewer homes are now heading into foreclosure. While this might be disappointing news for home shoppers, Auction.com Executive Vice President Rick Sharga cites four reasons for this trend.
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Impac first-quarter origination volume skyrockets 106%

Acquisition of CashCall boosts profits
Brena Swanson
Impac mortgage turned around its financial situation in its latest first-quarter earnings report. Key drivers of the growth? For starters, higher origination volume.
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Will former risky borrowers ever get back into homeownership?

Sterne Agee: Odds aren't in their favor
Brena Swanson
“Not only do owners of formerly distressed homes have damaged credit for an extended time, but to purchase again, mortgages must now be obtained amidst an abundance of new, more stringent credit restrictions,” said Piegza.
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DocMagic launches TRID compliance solution

Announces Collaborative Closing Platform
Brena Swanson
DocMagic launched a new compliance tool for the mortgage industry to help lenders comply with the new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule that goes into effect on Aug. 1.
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PulteGroup 1Q net income drops to $55 million

Sells fewer homes in Northeast
Brena Swanson
PulteGroup’s latest earnings surprisingly slid after home sales fell 28% in the pricey U.S. Northeast due to construction delays.
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New homes sales tumble 11.4% in March

Sales still significantly up from last year
Brena Swanson
Sales of new single-family homes in March 2015 tumbled back down after last month's positive news that the market was ready for this year's spring buying rush. However, looking at analyst comments, the news isn't as bad as it may appear.
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Lender Privlo moves into Illinois

Serves the state's small business owners, entrepreneurs
Brena Swanson
Once again, Los Angeles-based Privlo announced it is expanding into a new state. This time around the lender is working to help Illinois’ small business owners, self-employed workers, entrepreneurs and contractors.
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RealtyTrac: Share of seriously underwater homes rises

Increases for the first time in nearly three years
Brena Swanson
The share of seriously underwater homeowners increased 0.4 percentage points from fourth quarter 2014, and while it is only a slight increase, it marks the first quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2012.
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Auction.com: April existing-home sales forecasted to continue rising

Pent-up demand boosts sales
Brena Swanson
Existing-home sales for April are forecasted to continue to increase. However, this time around, the increase might not be as grand.
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How much does a Realtor spend on technology?

The price tag to stay competitive
Brena Swanson
Spring is the busy season for Realtors across the nation. So how much does the average Realtor spend on technology in order to stay competitive in this tight real estate market?
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