Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

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CFPB changes TRID effective date — again

Proposal open for public comment until July 7
Trey Garrison
Another week, another change to the effective date of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule comes from the CFPB. Here's the latest news as of today.
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Bipartisan coalition in Congress wants grace period for TRID enforcement

CFPB should allow good faith period to work out bugs
Trey Garrison
Democrats and Republicans in Congress came together to encourage the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to enact a grace period for enforcement of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, for which much of the industry is not prepared. Will they get it?
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Black Knight: Recent REO sales gross higher recovery of unpaid balance

Monthly prepayment rate highest since February 2009
Trey Garrison
Black Knight Financial Services’ latest mortgage monitor shows that recent REO sales are grossing a higher recovery of unpaid balances, and that increasing home prices are the driver. Here’s how it could affect investors.
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Home Depot: Housing finance reform is crucial

Executives pay close attention to mortgage market
Brena Swanson
Although Home Depot reported strong second-quarter earnings, it does not mean the giant home improvement store has nothing to worry about.
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SLK Global opens Dallas office

First U.S.-based facility
Brena Swanson
SLK Global opened a new operating center in Dallas, establishing its first U.S.-based facility and expanding its onshore services portfolio in the U.S.
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How deep are the layoffs in mortgage firms?

HousingWire Staff
The mortgage industry has severed thousands of jobs in the mortgage servicing industry to buffer for the reduction in refinance applications. But just how deep are the wounds?
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Letting go of unfair stereotypes: The unscrupulous mortgage broker

HousingWire Staff
Mortgage brokers and lenders took a reputation hit during the financial crisis, but one article is addressing five common misconceptions about the industry.
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Layoffs projected to dwindle as economy improves

HousingWire Staff
The first half of the year posted huge staffing reductions for the mortgage industry. But heading into the Fall, the outlook is projected to improve as the economy heals.
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Mortgage hiring picks up

Sales, origination professionals remain in high demand
Christina Mlynski
As housing continues to rebound, various sectors of the market are taking a bigger unemployment hit, while others are watching hiring pick up for the first time in years.
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