Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Number one shouldn't be a shocker

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy

Rentership society? Insider trading on Russian sanctions?

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Articles by Brena Swanson

Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Number one shouldn't be a shocker
April 18, 2014
Given our recent list of the top 10 most dangerous suburbs, now might be a good time to note which cities are pouring the most money into safety. One city recorded 30 fire personnel for every 10,000 residents.
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Claire Rhodes joins LenderLive

Fills firm’s regional account executive role
April 18, 2014
Denver-based LenderLive Network, hired Claire Rhodes as the firm’s regional account executive covering the northeast region for the company’s correspondent lending division.
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RE/MAX: March home sales build momentum for 2014

All 52 metro areas record increase in sales
April 18, 2014
March home sales increased over the previous month for the first time in 2014, rising 24.6% from February, in addition to all 52 metro areas surveyed reporting an increase in sales over February.
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Despite new law, Florida foreclosures take longer

April 18, 2014
Florida recently passed a new law to help speed the foreclosure process up. But there's just one problem: the process is actually getting longer.
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Despite 1Q earnings falling, Goldman Sachs beats estimates

April 17, 2014
Goldman Sachs reported that its first-quarter net income decreased 10%, posting a net income of $2.03 billion.
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Key MERS legal employees turn away from company

Company now under federal scrutiny
April 17, 2014
Now almost two decades after the creation of the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, the once under-the-radar company is back in the spotlight as a handful of executive-level employees leave.
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Morgan Stanley annual 1Q earnings increase 55%

April 17, 2014
Morgan Stanley recorded a first quarter surge in earnings with a 55% increase as higher revenue from its institutional securities business augmented another strong quarter from wealth management.
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Palisades to oversee Oaktree's mortgage assets

April 17, 2014
Palisades will serve as the credit manager of pools of single family residential loans held in more than thirty individual securitization trusts beneficially owned by Oaktree, representing over $3.2 billion of unpaid principal balance.
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Fifth Third earnings reflect stagnant mortgage growth

1Q net income falls to $309 million
April 17, 2014
Fifth Third Bancorp’s first-quarter earnings reflect a flat period for mortgage originations and less money coming in from mortgage banking revenue.
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Bank of America: 'We provide all required MSR documents'

Responds to Ginnie Mae MSR transfer block
April 16, 2014
After Ginnie Mae stopped the transfer of mortgage-servicing rights from Bank of America to a nonbank, BofA emphasized that its servicing portfolios are on par with market requirements.
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