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Fannie Mae sets new date for use of trended credit data

After unexpected delay, latest Desktop Underwriter update coming soon
Last week, Fannie Mae unexpectedly announced a delay to the latest update to its Desktop Underwriter program. The delay was noteworthy because at the time, Fannie Mae didn't provide a date for when the use of trended credit data was going to begin. We now know the implementation date.
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MBA: Mortgage applications fall despite record low interest rates

Moves back to its previous downward trend
Mortgage interest rates fell to new lows, dating back to levels witnessed three years ago, according to the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association. But despite the new lows, mortgage applications still dropped, reverting back to its previous downward trend.
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This is how HousingWire will celebrate the housing industry's Insiders

New award program recognizes your company's best-kept secret
We love executives, but we want to champion the people who are invaluable to companies in a hundred other ways as well. The HW Insiders will recognize the professionals that are central to a company's success — the people everyone knows internally as a critical resource, but who aren't as visible to the industry at large.
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Guild Mortgage continues expansion, acquires AmeriPro Home Loans

Deal makes Guild 'one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in Texas'
Guild Mortgage announced Monday that it is acquiring AmeriPro Home Loans, a move that the San Diego-based lender says will make it "one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in Texas." Read on to learn why executives at both companies feel that this deal is mutually beneficial.
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Make way for the 2016 class of Rising Stars

#goals
This is the third time we've recognized young leaders in our Rising Stars program, and the list just keeps getting better. Following the proud tradition of earlier winners, these leaders have overachieved in lending, servicing, investing and real estate (making the rest of us question what we're doing with our lives in the process).
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From HW Magazine

Where's the money in tiny homes?

Here are two ways to capitalize on the minimalist trend
Until recently, the few dozen tiny communities across the country were run largely by proponents of tiny living who had banded together or as affordable housing for the homeless. But that all started to change in 2014, when creating tiny house communities started gaining momentum among some traditional builders who want to have a stake in the new trend.
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From HW Magazine

2016 Rising Stars

50 young leaders energizing the housing economy
Many of these 50 winners are leading their companies from the C-Suite, deciding overall strategy for their organizations and staking out new territory. Others are contributing through innovation, product development, process enhancements and big data analysis.
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