Housing shouldn’t look at any color but the color of money

Housing shouldn’t look at any color but the color of money

People with bad credit and bad habits should be squeezed out of housing

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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Black Knight’s Closing Insight integrates with Empower

Keeps lenders compliant with CFPB rules
Brena Swanson
"This integration of Closing Insight with Empower is another example of how Black Knight can help lenders realize significant process gains, while supporting timely loan closings to help lenders satisfy their regulatory obligations and provide a better borrower experience,” Black Knight Financial Services said.
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Black Knight: Foreclosures still drag in judicial states

Short sale percentages and discounts decline
Trey Garrison
The nation’s inventory of loans in foreclosure is disproportionately distributed in states with judicial foreclosure processes, according to the latest foreclosure report from Black Knight Financial Services.
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Black Knight: Home prices tick up 0.9% in May

Continues upward trend
Brena Swanson
Homes prices continue to trend higher and are now just 11% off the 2006 peak of $268,000. Meanwhile, Colorado and Texas both hit new peaks in May, reaching $269,000 and $195,000, respectively.
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Foreclosure declines reverse as starts surge 9.5% in May

Black Knight survey finds half are repeat foreclosures
Trey Garrison
Foreclosure starts unexpectedly reversed course and climbed 9.5% in May, according to Black Knight Financial Services, countering an eight-month streak of declines.
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Black Knight: Foreclosures decline in April to 2008 low

Delinquencies see a slight seasonal uptick
Trey Garrison
Black Knight Financial Services’ “First Look” at the April mortgage marketplace shows there was a slight seasonal increase in the early delinquency rate.
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360 Mortgage Group implements Black Knight servicing solution

Signs 7 year contract to use MSP
Brena Swanson
360 Mortgage Group, which offers retail, wholesale, correspondent and co-issue lending and servicing, signed a contract to implement MSP, Black Knight Financial Services’ mortgage and consumer loan servicing platform, to support its expanding business.
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Black Knight: How far have home prices traveled?

California overtakes top 10 biggest moving metros
Brena Swanson
Home prices continue their upward trajectory and are up 7.6% from last year, with no signs of slowing down.
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5 lists that reveal the state of the recovery

Foreclosure starts at 7.5 year low
Brena Swanson
It's not new news that the housing market is improving as delinquency and foreclosure rates decline to levels not seen since October 2007 and 2008, respectively.
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No, it's not that bad: It's worse

All indicators point down unless you want to metricize hope and spin
Trey Garrison
This year is already one-third in the books, and everyone is waiting for that fabled “pent-up housing demand” to announce its presence. But if it’s coming, it’s taking its sweet time.
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Bank of America’s dire mortgage bond prediction

March's bond issuance was the second lowest since the early 2000s
Ben Lane
In order to pass $500 billion in purchase volume, BofA suggests that a mix of lower mortgage rates, higher affordability and easier lending standards would be required. “None of which appears forthcoming in the near term,” the bank's analysts state.
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