Wilbur Ross quits Ocwen Financial

Wilbur Ross quits Ocwen Financial

Distressed asset investor bringing his magic to Bank of Cyprus

Dustin Johnson levels blockbuster claims at title attorneys

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CFPB proposes 7 big changes to foreclosure process for mortgage servicers

Adds guidance on extended borrower protections
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Want a free Bentley? Sell this house

Agent who finds buyer for $10 million house gets added bonus
Ben Lane
Whoever finds a buyer for the nearly $10 million home will not only get his or her commission on the sale, the seller is also throwing in a new a 2015 Bentley at no charge. Just consider it a little cherry on top of your normal compensation.
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Housing sales inventory continues to grow in October

Lower-priced home inventory lags; high-end homes picking up
Trey Garrison
The number of homes for sale continued to increase across the U.S. in October, a good sign for buyers, but mainly for those on the higher end, according to the latest data from Zillow Real Estate Markets report for October.
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Smaller home sizes usher in more affordable housing

Newly built homes shrink in size
Brena Swanson
The shrinking size of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. could be the beginning of a shift toward more affordable houses.
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PropertyRadar: Spring could bring hope for California homebuyers

Median home prices remain unchanged
Brena Swanson
The median price of a California home in October remained unchanged from September, reaffirming a continuous trend of flat price increases and potentially paving the way for a better spring homebuying season.
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More baby boomer parents move in with their kids

It’s not just millennials
Brena Swanson
While millennials are commonly reported to be moving in with their parents, another group of people have been quietly doubling up: baby boomers and their own aging parents.
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What a millennial wants from a lender

Now other generations follow suit
Brena Swanson
Millennials grew up constantly posting their lives on social media and having access to the world in the palm of their hand, and as a direct result, what they want from a lender is vastly different from previous generations. Now this is becoming a new normal for all generations.
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Freddie Mac: 5 game-changing predictions for 2015

Interest rates to hit 5.5% in 2016
Brena Swanson
According to a new report, the U.S. economy is well poised to sustain about a 3% growth rate for 2015. As a result, here are five predictions for the housing market in 2015, including where interest rates will go and whether or not home sales will increase.
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Rising foreclosure activity validates housing market getting worse

"It's no great secret to how we can improve the economy"
Lynn Effinger
With Election Day behind us, you can count on seeing more and more media reports about rising foreclosures. We are watching very closely to see if actions will be taken by the government to improve the job market, by removing obstacles that have greatly hindered the private sector from bursting out of the malaise of the past six years.
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Here’s how lenders can help homebuyers get mortgages

43% of first-time homebuyers don’t understand mortgage lending
Brena Swanson
Even though many borrowers feel like they are left in the dark for the majority of the mortgage process, there are a lot of options and resources out there for them. Here are just several ways lenders said they reach out to help first-time homebuyers.
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Would you use these penthouse bathrooms?

Added perks of living on top floors
Brena Swanson

Luxury homebuyers looking for the ultimate upgrade can now bare it all far above prying eyes in high-end bathrooms.


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