Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Five leading economists weigh in and the answer may surprise you

Auction.com partners with Google to predict housing trends

Nowcast will predict in real time

The New York Times rambles, and mangles mortgages along the way

Mortgage finance and mortgage regulation aren’t the paper’s strong suits
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Mortgage Bankers helping veterans achieve homeownership

Built to Honor program awards mortgage-free houses to injured vets
David Stevens
"A homecoming for these heroes is something to be celebrated. Sadly, as we continue to recover from the largest economic downturn in generations, many of our veterans face homelessness, health care complications and high unemployment rates," Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO David Stevens said.
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Veros confirmed as FHA mortgage-appraisal portal partner

Currently provides similar portal services for Fannie and Freddie
Ben Lane
Veros will now serve as the a uniform appraisal portal provider for Fannie, Freddie, VA, USDA and FHA loans.
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Mortgage Investors Corp. lays off 500 workers

VA refi specialist stops making new home loans, blames Dodd-Frank
HousingWire Staff
Mortgage Investors Corp. laid off 500 workers, which leaves fewer than 40 employees to help wind down operations. The company is closing its doors on the heels of new federal regulations and the partial government shutdown.
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