Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile joined HousingWire in August 2016 as an editorial assistant and is now an associate editor for HousingWire Magazine.

ARTICLES

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: HUD budget shows cuts still run deep

Proposed budget puts increased responsibility on state and local governments
The draft of HUD’s proposed 2018 budget calls for “increased responsibility on state and local governments and calls for the private sector to do more to meet community needs.” The proposed budget also eliminates the Housing Trust Fund, a program financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac profits. Also, where is the next emerging market for mortgage lending? Here's where, according to the CEO of Caliber Home Loans.
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May Kudos: Celebrating milestones, launches and awards in the mortgage industry

Tavant Technologies, Primary Residential Mortgage, ATTOM Data Solutions and more
Top producers with Primary Residential Mortgage were invited to a Costa Rican elementary school during its 12th annual top producers event. Thirty-five team members participated in a day of giving back at Mercedes Elementary School in Ortega, Costa Rica, where teachers and students received essential items needed for its daily activities. The exterior of the school received a facelift from volunteers and they also repaired a roof that had been previously damaged.
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Silver bullet: Reverse mortgages offer golden opportunity for profitable loan growth

Retiring Baby Boomers are sitting on $6.2 trillion in home equity
Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey found that 37% of senior homeowners felt concern for their finances during retirement, yet only 6% of seniors are interested in utilizing home equity as a financial solution. With $6.2 trillion in home equity to bolster retirement income, why aren’t more senior homeowners taking advantage of products like reverse mortgages? 
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