This is why Fannie and Freddie mortgage initiatives won't work

This is why Fannie and Freddie mortgage initiatives won't work

MBA declarations are feel-good, but temporary

How far can lenders push the credit box?

Watt announcement helps, but risk keeps standards tight

Warren calls for GAO investigation of nonbank servicers

Asks GAO to review “unprecedented” growth of nonbank servicers
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WinWater Home Mortgage plans $250 million jumbo RMBS

Ben Lane
A report from Reuters says that the offering will be called WIN 2014-1 and that the deal is a private 144A offering. Reuters also reports that the pool of loans will have an average FICO score of 760 and that the loans carry a 71% loan-to-value.
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Is the next wave of mortgage trouble about to reset?

Springboard: Nearly half of all HELOCs will reset in next few years
Trey Garrison
Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management, Inc. is expanding services available for home-loan borrowers who need help with recent or upcoming increases on their Home Equity Line of Credit or second mortgage payments.
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No Reuters, this is not a return to subprime risk

Loosening credit standards is not a prelude to Global Meltdown 2.0
Trey Garrison
To Reuters, loosening credit a little is the bank “tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again.” The problem? It’s just not true.
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HSBC braces for big hit on MBS settlement

A $1.6B settlement remains possible
HousingWire Staff
HSBC is facing a $1.6 billion payout to settle legacy mortgage bond issues.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bernanke successor hangs in limbo

Christina Mlynski
HousingWire's Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news from the weekend with more coverage on bigger issues. If anyone can take a joke, it's...
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Here's why the latest NAR report is actually bad news

Jacob Gaffney
An interesting reaction on Twitter Thursday morning followed a strange trajectory into press reports.First, the National Association of Realtors stated housing inventory posted this huge monthly...
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New Fannie Mae CEO comes with Bank of America back story

Jon Prior
Fannie Mae just named its new CEO to lead the company, hopefully, out of conservatorship and into whatever housing finance system will come.Timothy Mayopoulos was promoted...
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bankruptcy at ResCap

Andrew Scoggin
A look at stories across HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues: Residential Capital, the mortgage subsidiary of Ally Financial is now...
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First American returns to a profit as title insurance margin improves

HousingWire Staff
First American Financial Corp. [stock FAF] [/stock], a supplier of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, posted a profit of $31.3 million, or...
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Banks prepare to report 1Q earnings

Justin T. Hilley
A look at stories across HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues:Banks will begin to report first-quarter results on Friday. Bank stocks...
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