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Who is Nat Hardwick?

Former LandCastle Title CEO owns NASCAR team, rubs elbows with PGA pros

Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Nat Hardwick allegedly used funds for private jets, gambling
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Here's why Realogy supports the Zillow, Trulia deal

“We are optimistic going forward”
Brena Swanson
Amid all the whispers in the industry on the huge Zillow and Trulia acquisition, executives at Realogy Holdings project that their business is in line to gain from the deal.
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Realogy 2Q14 net revenue hits $1.5B

Beats analyst expectations
Brena Swanson
Realogy reported second-quarter net income of $68 million and basic earnings per share for the quarter of $0.47, beating estimates by $0.03 and outperforming the high end of its previously announced guidance range.
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Ellie Mae 2Q14 earnings overcome outages

Encompass users increase 12% y/y
Brena Swanson
Ellie Mae recorded an increase in its second-quarter earnings despite additional operating expenses from its outages experienced at the end of March.
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Black Knight boosts Fidelity 2Q14 earnings

Total revenue hits $1.7 billion
Brena Swanson
"We remain excited about the recurring nature of the revenue, the market positioning of our product offerings, the significant organic revenue growth opportunities and the strong EBITDA margins that Black Knight brings to FNF," said Chairman William Foley.
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Despite mortgage reductions, Huntington earnings rise

Mortgage-banking income fell $11 million
Brena Swanson
Huntington Bancshares posted a second-quarter net income of $165 million, up $14 million, or 9%, from last year. However, mortgage-banking income fell $11 million, or 33%, reflecting a 49% reduction in originations and secondary marketing revenue.
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Key business feature boosts Blackstone's earnings 89%

After several years, company crosses financial threshold
Brena Swanson
"Blackstone’s second quarter results marked one of our best ever in terms of both economic net income and distributable earnings. As more of our assets under management have seasoned, we’ve been increasingly active in harvesting the value we’ve created over several years,” Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO, said.
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Future of housing in question amid 2Q14 earnings release

First up, Wells Fargo
Brena Swanson
Friday ushers in the second-quarter earnings season, but the housing industry remains guarded as earnings are estimated to trend down slightly for most U.S. banks.
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CoreLogic: Home prices rise, but pace slows

Weak home sales dent appreciation
Brena Swanson
It’s no surprise that home prices are on the rise; however, it is new that the pace of appreciation is finally starting to slow down.
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FHFA: home prices increase almost 3 years straight

Low inventory pushes prices higher
Brena Swanson
Home prices are about to hit the three-year mark for continuous growth, as low inventory pushes prices higher.
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New home sales reverse course, pick up in April

Good news for spring buying season
Brena Swanson
After new home sales plummeted in March, April's numbers picked back up, posting a seasonal adjusted annual rate of 433,000.
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