"We believe industry earnings are likely to remain weak unless supply contracts substantially as some of the originators that expanded during the boom exit the market, or unless industry credit standards ease materially, enabling more borrowers to obtain mortgages," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Stephen Lynch.
CoesterVMS, an appraisal management and technology provider, has integrated its Cloud Control appraisal management service into a la mode’s Mercury Vendor Management Portal, simplifying the appraisal process for users.
Pavaso is hosting an exclusive event Monday, Oct. 20 at MBA’s annual convention in Las Vegas, with special guest Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, who will share insights of overcoming change and adversity with Mark McElroy, CEO and president of Pavaso.
“Arch MI is very pleased to partner with Ellie Mae to offer our customers full integration with their Encompass platform,” said Chris Hovey, executive vice president and chief operations officer at Arch MI. “Our integration with Encompass enables our customers to simplify the process of ordering mortgage insurance with Arch MI.”
Ditech Mortgage Corp’s correspondent lending division announced two new features of its crimson jumbo product: non-warrantable condos and condotels that will be launched followed this year’s Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention & Expo.
As the wave of resets for home equity lines of credit continues to rise, many homeowners are left with higher monthly mortgage payments. But the industry is divided on the past and future problems that come with HELOCs.
A wide range of companies making the 2014 HW Fast50 suggests that — are you ready for this? — maybe things aren't as bad in the U.S. mortgage and housing markets as some breathless press might otherwise suggest. After all, our rankings this year include mortgage insurers, investors, loan servicers, technology specialists and dot-coms, home builders, real estate services companies, mortgage bankers and more..
Last October, HousingWire highlighted several correspondent lenders and gave a broad overview of where this division of mortgage finance was heading. We are happy to report that those lenders are still doing a robust set of business, although the road remains no less rocky. But as we said last year, at least there’s a road to begin with. Read More
As our business moves into a new era of low profitability, increased expenses, and intense regulatory scrutiny, virtually every mortgage executive needs to experiment with ways to increase productivity and CFPB compliance while reducing overall operating costs. Read More