FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

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MERS and ICE in talks to merge

Steps into $9.4 trillion mortgage market
Intercontinental Exchange, which is best known for energy trading, could possibly be stepping into the mortgage market. The company is currently in negotiations to form a partnership with Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems.
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Mortgage analytics firm Digital Risk moves to 'hybrid' workforce

Transition to impact roughly 40% of employees
Analytics and risk management specialist Digital Risk is moving as many as 740 employees in Florida to a 'hybrid' workforce model over the next 60 days, in a mass reclassification effort designed to deliver a more flexible workforce. The move represents roughly 40% of the company's employees, according to the Sun Sentinel, which originally reported the news.
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Mortgage insurers are not a panacea to stable housing finance reform

Insurance regulator says insurers can help, but underwriting remains key
Mortgage insurers experienced a period of great volatility after the 2008 housing bust, and those insurers that survived want a place in the future secondary mortgage market once the government-sponsored enterprises have been fully reformed.
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