Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Nat Hardwick allegedly used funds for private jets, gambling

Fannie Mae: Lenders ask these 4 questions about MSRs

All about transfer and execution

Fidelity National bails out Landcastle Title

Discovered “substantial account misappropriations”
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New legislation will break apart and sell Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

House Democrats introduce new GSE reform measure
Jacob Gaffney and Ben Lane
The bill winds down Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s current activities and revokes their charter, but allows them to be sold and recapitalized as entities with different business plans without any of their current unique powers.
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Former Fannie Mae exec: Mel Watt needs to take charge of GSE reform

Offers own 5-point plan for housing finance reform
Ben Lane
On the eve of Watt’s first opportunity to speak about GSE reform, a former Fannie executive is calling on Watt to use his authority as FHFA director to improve access to housing immediately.
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Rep. Delany: Time to end government’s role in setting price of mortgage finance

Mortgage finance plan combines private capital with government muscle
Ben Lane
Representative John K. Delaney, D-Md., cites the government’s “mispricing of risk” as a significant contributor to the financial crisis and says, “We have ample evidence of what happens when the government distorts the massive mortgage market.”
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FHA Commissioner: Government should act as backstop to private capital

Carol Galante shares her views on housing's future
Christina Mlynski
FHA Commissioner Carol Galante argued this week that housing finance reform needs to be a top priority to keep the housing recovery on track.
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