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Black Knight updates LOS for TRID

Mortgage industry gets a little extra time
Brena Swanson
TRID is coming, and as a result, Black Knight Financial Services released the latest version of Empower, its loan origination system for retail and wholesale lending to be ready for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s upcoming implementation date.
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Black Knight: Home prices rise 1% in April from March

Home prices gain almost 5% from April 2014
U.S. home prices were up 1% for the month, rising 4.9% on a year-over- year basis, according to Black Knight's latest Home Price Index report, based on April 2015 residential real estate transactions. Want to know more?
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Black Knight: 62% of serious delinquencies already used retention programs

Florida sees greatest backlog improvement
Trey Garrison
Of all the borrowers who are 90 or more days past due but not yet in foreclosure, 62% have been through some form of home retention program. Here's what it means and where it's effective.
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Black Knight: Home prices see largest monthly gain in two years

Home Price Index now just 8.4% below June 2006 peak
Ben Lane
The month of March saw the largest monthly gain in home prices in nearly two years, according to a new report from Black Knight Financial Services. Click through to see which states are performing the best and the worst. But note that the worst ones aren't even that bad right now.
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Black Knight: Total loans in foreclosure fall to lowest level since 2008

Foreclosure starts drop 22%; prepayments down 15%
Ben Lane
Housing in America is getting healthier, according to a new report from Black Knight Financial Services. Black Knight released its “first look” at the housing data from April, and the report shows that many indicators are trending in a positive direction for housing.
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Supporting compliance, efficiency and a better consumer experience
Al Verkuylen
Since mortgage originators are being forced to reevaluate their disclosure processes, many are viewing this as an opportunity to not only meet the new requirements, but improve process efficiency, improve the consumer experience, and reduce costs.
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Black Knight to raise $430M in IPO

Fidelity will control majority of shares
Brena Swanson
After first announcing the plans of a IPO in December, Black Knight Financial Services will look to raise up to $430 million in an initial public offering expected to price next week. Its parent company, Fidelity National, will remain a majority stakeholder.
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Fidelity National revenue rises for fourth straight quarter

Low interest-rate environment yields results
Ben Lane
For the fourth straight quarter, Fidelity National Financial saw its revenue rise over the previous year’s total. The title insurance giant reported total revenue of approximately $1.6 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up from $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Black Knight: 8% of borrowers underwater

Nearly 30% fewer than last year
Brena Swanson
While the nation’s negative equity situation remains one of overall improvement, negative equity distribution varies considerably depending upon geographical location.
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Black Knight: Home prices tick up slightly in February

Modest monthly gain the best since June 2014
Trey Garrison
Colorado leads in gains while Connecticut saw the biggest decline. How did your housing market fare? Read on to find out.
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