Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Former San Antonio mayor takes over for Shaun Donovan

Blackstone adviser: Investors worried about ‘serious correction’

Byron Wien still holds his line

It’s official: Zillow will own Trulia

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Items Tagged with 'Walter Investment'


Here’s what Walter Investment tells investors about the rest of 2014

Execs share company’s future plans
June 3, 2014
Panelists at a KBW mortgage finance confernce said that Walter Capital, an externally managed real estate investment trust the company plans to launch in the 2nd quarter, could purchase MSRs and use Green Tree Servicing, which Walter also owns, as the sub-servicer.
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Nonbank stocks fall on news of Ocwen earnings miss

Regulatory costs affecting sector
May 1, 2014
The stocks of nonbank mortgage servicers Nationstar and Walter Investment are feeling the pain of Ocwen's earnings miss.
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Nationstar continues growth under regulator spotlight

Nonbanks doing better with MSRs than banks
April 9, 2014
The big nonbank servicers have been caught in the regulatory spotlight over concerns they don’t have the capacity to properly and fairly service the mortgages they handle. Turns out, the nonbanks are doing a much, much better job than the banks.
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6 questions for an MSR industry under assault

Risk, reward assessment thrown off by regulatory uncertainty
March 7, 2014
FBR Capital Markets take a detailed look at the world of MSRs – the regulations, the risks, and the rewards – especially given a hostile regulatory environment and questions about what else could be coming down from Capitol Hill.
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Mortgage servicers big winners on the HW 30 (and Trulia)

Walter, Ocwen, Nationstar overcome industry headlines
March 4, 2014
Walter, Ocwen and Nationstar stocks posted strong hikes on Tuesday despite threatening industry headlines. Meanwhile, Trulia came in from left field and recorded the best increase on the HW 30.
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Guess who Lawsky is coming after next?

NY 'regulator with zeal' puts nonbank mortgage servicers on the hot seat
February 12, 2014
NY regulator Benjamin Lawsky is doubling down on his campaign against nonbank mortgage servicers, and he's certain he's right, meaning he won't quit.
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Uncertainty about the future plagues servicers

Rapid growth, acquisitions leave operational risk
October 29, 2013
Mortgage servicers flourished during the financial crisis, but their high growth and rapid transformations leave high operational risks that constrain their ratings.
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From HW Magazine

Hazards and rewards

The heated competition for MSRs reveal potential fortunes -- and possible perils
January 2, 2013
Mortgage servicing rights are still considered diamonds in the rough with the potential to provide value for servicing firms and financial institutions.But for parties that acquire...
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