Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Nat Hardwick allegedly used funds for private jets, gambling

Fannie Mae: Lenders ask these 4 questions about MSRs

All about transfer and execution

Fidelity National bails out Landcastle Title

Discovered “substantial account misappropriations”
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Sterne Agee: Housing continues to struggle

Builder opportunities exist in light of shrinking inventories
Trey Garrison
A note to clients from Sterne Agee reports on the state of the homebuilder market, which shows housing continues to struggle against falling inventories and subpar sales.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: The greatest threat to the housing industry

Good 2Q news for Annaly; why home prices are falling; rent or buy?
Trey Garrison
What is happening with home price gains, and what is the biggest threat to the housing industry? Which mortgage REIT may outperform expectations in the second quarter? And when is renting better than buying?
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Sterne Agee sees rising confidence, shrinking inventories

Top 25 housing markets show surprising strength in May
Trey Garrison
Sterne Agee analyst Jay McCanless urges caution on housing, based on a deep drill-down of existing, pending, median price growth and consumer confidence data in the top 25 markets the firm focuses on.
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Millennials not buying houses…yet

More millennials start to find jobs
Brena Swanson
Millennials have flooded news headlines due to setbacks in finding jobs and an increasing amount living back home with their parents. However, as more young people find jobs, this could slowly start to change.
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Sellers put more homes on the market in May

Existing home inventory posts new record high
Brena Swanson
The number of existing homes on the market surged to the highest level in almost two years, giving the housing market a bit of good news.
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Here’s how leading real estate investors are different than the other 95%

Where they focus, how they get their money – it’s a different world
Trey Garrison
A comprehensive new survey by Realeflow shows exactly how different the leading investors are, and it gives an insight into what tools they use.
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Existing home sales surge 4.9% in May

Is this the light at the end of the tunnel?
Ben Lane
According to newly released data from the National Association of Realtors, May’s existing home sales rose by nearly 5% over April’s numbers. May’s month-over-month gain of 4.9% was the highest monthly rise since August 2011.
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Homebuilder confidence rises despite lackluster sales

NAHB index rises but still underwater
Trey Garrison
Homebuilders are increasingly confident despite the slowdown in current sales and the increasingly tepid outlook for future purchases and prospective buyer traffic.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Home purchases weak despite easing credit

40-year mortgages, risky U.S. bonds and investing in Cali?
Trey Garrison
Could we see 40-year mortgages if prices keep spiking? Is California real estate the next opportunity? Are U.S. bonds the best investment vehicle for people who have too much money?
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This secret about 2 rooms in your house could make all the difference

Want break the spring buying slump?
Trey Garrison
The spring buying season has been a huge challenge, but there are things that home sellers can do to be one of the ones who breaks the cycle.
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