Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $3.15B in FHFA suit

Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $3.15B in FHFA suit

Settlement will resolve RMBS claims

It's settled: Principal reduction is smart policy

How the BofA settlement opened the door

Pavaso CEO: CFPB eClosing mortgage pilot “historic event”

Makes buying a home easier for all Americans
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Articles by Paul Jackson

It’s time to set aside agendas, and talk housing’s future

There’s a new industry event out there – and the best part is it’s not an industry event
Paul Jackson
In case you missed it earlier, HousingWire is offering our support to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s 2014 Housing Summit this September 15-16 in Washington, DC. We’re honored to play a role. But it’s why we’re supporting the event – and why you should, too – that maybe needs a little more explaining.
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Introducing our 2014 Rising Stars

HW's inaugural young leadership recognition program starts with a bang
Paul Jackson
Looks like we may be onto something here — after announcing our Rising Stars program in May, our editors were amazed by so many applications from young leaders helping shape both the present and the future of the U.S. economy. Today, we're honored to announce our 2014 class of 20 young industry leaders.
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The most epic Twitter war, ever

Housing finance policy leads industry experts to duke it out on social media
Paul Jackson
It's not often that housing finance issues lead to epic Twitter wars, but a recent debate between MBA CEO David Stevens and Graham Fisher & Co. analyst Josh Rosner over HMDA data is perhaps the best thing going on social media right now.
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HousingWire launches "Rising Stars" recognition program

Nominations open to celebrate housing economy's young leaders
Paul Jackson
We’re proud to announce our inaugural recognition program for young leaders in the U.S. housing economy, called Rising Stars. The nomination period for the 2014 class of Rising Stars is now open, and I encourage every company that calls real estate finance and housing their own to consider nominating their own dynamic young leaders.
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Another acquisition for mortgage banking law firm Butler & Hosch

Firm acquires default practice of McCurdy & Candler, third acquisition in less than a year
Paul Jackson
Mortgage banking industry law firm Butler & Hosch, P.A. said Wednesday that it will acquire Atlanta-based McCurdy & Candler, LLC Default Practice as the legal services firm looks to further cement its national presence.
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SolutionStar test

This is only a test, do not publish
Paul Jackson

For the POTUS, housing doesn't make the cut

What happened to GSE reform, Mr. President?
Paul Jackson
Often, it's what a person doesn't say that matters most. And while the President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night touched on many expected topics -- it was one expected topic that President Obama chose not to discuss that most caught our attention at HousingWire.
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LIVE BLOG: State of the Union

A trade media 1st, and a chance to see if Obama talks housing
Paul Jackson
HW will be live blogging tonight's State of the Union address from Barack Obama. You know you want to join in the fun.
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Why HousingWire launched the HW TECH25 program

The story behind the industry’s newest tech awards
Paul Jackson
For decades, industry dynamics didn’t require much technological innovation. A weekly rate update was sufficient for most in the market; heck, for that matter, reading industry news on a weekly broadsheet — and paying to do it — was considered synonymous with being “up-to-date.”
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Non-QM optimism: It’s an actual thing!

Investors at ABS Vegas are already revving their engines
Paul Jackson
"Non-QM [mortgage lending] is a huge opportunity, the largest we’ve seen in 30 years," said one investor with a hedge fund, who asked not to be named. "It’s going to take a little time to sort out the details as an industry, but once we do I see a strong market ahead."
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