FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Black Knight Financial Services'


Fidelity National third-quarter revenue holds steady at $2 billion

Company slightly misses estimates on earnings per share
Fidelity National Financial reported Tuesday that it posted total revenue of $2 billion in the third quarter, which equaled its revenue total from the second quarter of this year. The company's third-quarter revenue total topped industry estimates, but its earnings per share fell slightly below expectations.
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Home prices rise 0.3% in August, up 5.6% since January

National HPI just 5.3% off June 2006 peak
Home prices were up 0.3% for the month, according to the August house price index from Black Knight Financial Services. This puts national home prices up 5.6% since the beginning of the year and 27% since the bottom of the market at the start of 2012.
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Black Knight’s latest innovation: LoanSphere supports entire loan lifecycle

New platform manages loan from origination to servicing and beyond
Black Knight Financial Services introduced a new integrated technology and data platform designed to support the entire lifecycle of a loan. The new platform, which is called LoanSphere, brings together technology, data and analytics that support the mortgage and home equity loan lifecycle.
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Black Knight: Cash-out refis up 68% since 2Q 2014

Volume still 80% below 2005 levels
Cash-out refinances jumped 68% year-over-year from the second quarter of 2014 to the second quarter of 2015, as borrowers take advantage of still-low rates and newfound equity in their homes. Does that mean we're in pre-bubble territory?
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Black Knight: July housing prices rose 0.4%

Prices nearing June 2006 peak
Black Knight Financial Services’ home price index report for July 2015 shows that home prices jumped 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. This puts national home prices up nearly 27% since the bottom of the market at the start of 2012.
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Black Knight launches HOA super lien identification program

New solution identifies HOAs, detects liens and helps cure delinquencies
A new offering from Black Knight Financial Services helps protect mortgage servicers and investors from potential losses due to homeowners’ association super liens. Users can now identify properties subject to HOAs nationwide, detect liens on those properties and help cure delinquencies.
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From HW Magazine

Mortgage technology product showcase: ClosingStream

ServiceLink delivers a seamless closing experience
The ClosingStream solution not only gives consumers the mortgage borrowing experience they want, but it creates efficiencies for the lender. By following ClosingStream’s online delivery and acknowledgement solution, lenders can save up to four days over mail-away disclosure processes.
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Mortgage technology product showcase: Closing Insight

RealEC Technologies solution meets CFPB collaboration requirements
Closing Insight allows both lenders and settlement agents to efficiently collaborate on documents and fees to meet the new timeline requirements and enable an automated collaborative disclosure workflow between lenders and agents.
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