New home sales plummet 14.5% in March

New home sales plummet 14.5% in March

Spring buying season off with a whimper

HUD’s Donovan: This is the worst rental crisis in this nation, ever

Says administration is very pleased with Johnson-Crapo

WFC can't keep alleged bogus foreclosure manual out of court

U.S. judge allows discovery on Tirelli's smoking gun
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The challenge of the ability-to-repay rule in 2014

Panel on non-traditional mortgage investments takes a look
January 24, 2014
How far does the ability-to-repay rule obligate lenders? The definitions are hazy and there's a world of new precedent that could be set in courts.
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Don't call it a comeback -- because it's not

A real restart for private-label RMBS issuance faces a daunting set of obstacles
January 1, 2014
A financial industry publication recently reported, “Carrington Mortgage, Citadel Servicing and New Penn Financial are planning securitizations of newly originated subprime mortgages.” The publication went on to say in breathless tones that “[t]he offerings, on the slate for 2014, would confirm recent predictions that deals would soon start flowing in the asset class…”
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Lenders receive compliance guidance

MBA Education releases ATR/QM resource guides
December 20, 2013
The Mortgage Bankers Association Education released a compliance guide to help explain the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage rule, which includes information for basic training for staff and operational rule requirements.
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