This is why millennials need a new credit scoring system

This is why millennials need a new credit scoring system

Turns out they WANT credit, but just can't GET credit

Meet our incredible 2015 Women of Influence

Announcing 40 leaders driving the housing economy

CFPB to mortgage industry: Get out of MSAs

Industry calls move regulation by enforcement

Items Tagged with 'Interest rates'


Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing isn’t providing the Goldilocks spot for rates

The Fed is under the spotlight, innovations in GSE risk-sharing and more
This week the Fed will be answering to Congress and while there are a dozen other burning questions, the one housing and mortgage finance is watching closest starts with “interest” and ends with “rates.” Plus, the dangers of being a Realtor, as the search for a missing Realtor reaches four weeks.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: CFPB under the gun again

Plus disparate impact, what the Fed is doing, #FannieGate and more
Today could be a big legal day for housing, as the Supreme Court will determine whether housing policy is subject to the onerous burdens of “disparate impact.” Plus, housing metrics for the week, the mixed outlook on what the Fed will do with rates, more investigations of the CFPB and a whole lot more you won’t want to miss.
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CFPB launches investigation into Bankrate mortgage rate tracker

Questions Bankrate’s quality control process
The CFPB is requesting that the publishing company produce “certain documents” and answer questions relating to the company’s quality control process for its mortgage rate tables. The inquiry could serve as a wakeup call as many websites in the mortgage space offer rate trackers as a service. Click the headline for full coverage.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Who’s buying pieces of Butler & Hosch?

Plus why Millennials aren’t buying; The impact of higher interest rates
One month ago, one of the nation’s largest mortgage industry law firms, Butler & Hosch, shut down abruptly after almost 35 years in business. So who's buying up pieces of the now-defunct firm? Plus a look at why Millennials aren't buying in the nation's largest cities and what last week's mortgage application data and interest rate reports tell us about the future of housing.
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