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Items Tagged with '2014'

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iEmergent: 2015 mortgage originations to outpace last year

Purchase lending to dominate into 2016
Brena Swanson
Overall mortgage origination projections for 2015 are hard to estimate due to rates remaining surprisingly low into 2015. However, iEmergent released its 2015 predictions to help put numbers to its forecasts, and the numbers don't look too shabby.
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Realogy 4Q revenue rises 3%

Driven by higher homesale transaction volume
Brena Swanson
It was a strong quarter for Realogy Holdings. The company was involved in approximately 27% of U.S. existing homesale transaction volume involving a real estate brokerage firm -- a full percentage point gain in market penetration compared to 2013.
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HousingWire’s 10 most popular articles of 2014

Here’s what our readers read the most this year
Ben Lane
As we turn the calendar from 2014 to 2015, it’s only natural to look back at the year that was. Here's a look at what articles were the most popular in 2014.
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Morgan Stanley profits surge 83%

Beats analyst estimates
Brena Swanson
Morgan Stanley’s third-quarter profits surged 83% driven by broad-based strength across trading, investment banking and wealth management.
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Citigroup 3Q revenue jumps to $19.6B

Beats analyst expectations
Brena Swanson
Citigroup reported an increase in its third-quarter earnings, with its revenue beating analyst expectations and rising to $19.6 billion.
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Lennar earnings soar amid positive builder news

Beats analyst expectations
Brena Swanson
Homebuilder Lennar reported strong third-quarter earnings amid positive industry reports on builder confidence. "Our core homebuilding business continues to drive earnings, with strong sales, deliveries and margins," Stuart Miller, CEO of Lennar Corporation, said.
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Here’s why mortgage rates won’t hit 2014 expectations

Originally estimated to reach 5%
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates have continuously defied expectations in 2014. Originally estimated to hit 5% by the end of this year, September's 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.12%.
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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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