Articles by Jacob Gaffney

CoreLogic bet on property valuations pays off big time

3Q earnings are in and they are pretty
Third quarter reported revenues totaled $524 million compared with $386 million in the same 2015 period. That year-over-year increase of 36% is driven primarily by its valuation solutions business, which started booming back in the second quarter.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Everything you need to know at MBA Annual

HousingWire covers all the bases
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee this week gives a preview of our industry's biggest conference: the Mortgage Banker's Association annual gathering starting now in Boston. We'll still report regular news as we get it and give you everything you need to stay up-to-date for the next few days. 
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Former HUD Secretary: Affordable housing is too unsafe for the elderly

Exclusive interview series with affordable housing expert, part 2
In part 1 of our four-part interview series, Rick Lazio discussed the need for the candidates for president to begin discussing housing policy. Now, in part 2, former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros argues that America is simply not doing enough to increase safe access to affordable housing. Here are his solutions.
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Rick Lazio: Presidential candidates would do right to mention housing policy

Exclusive interview series with affordable housing expert, Part 1
The is the first of four interviews HousingWire will conduct in the next month and a half. Please read and support our unified cause of increasing the rate of responsible homeownership in this great nation. Feel free to repost and share — anything to keep our message alive.
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Think Wells Fargo scandal is bad? RBS did something so much worse

The "dash for cash" sets a new low
Turns out, in terms of bank scandals, the Wells Fargo indiscretions are fairly tame compared to what’s happening across the pond right now at the Royal Bank of Scotland. In fact, the alleged behavior at RBS is so shocking, you may find it hard to believe. This, friends of HousingWire, is a new low.
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