Ocwen: Mortgage bond investors mislead public, push foreclosures

Ocwen: Mortgage bond investors mislead public, push foreclosures

Fires back at “baseless, groundless” charges of mortgage payment negligence

California settlement puts Ocwen on a leash

Prohibited from acquiring California MSRs without state’s approval

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Items Tagged with 'National Association of Realtors'

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Existing-home sales recover after last month’s tumble

Increases back above an annual pace of 5 million sales
Brena Swanson
After last month's huge drop, existing-home sales managed to recover and pick back up 2.4%. While this increase is good, there are still several rough patches mentioned in the National Association of Realtors' report.
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Zillow ending listing agreement with Listhub

Zillow launches proprietary platform to replace Move-owned Listhub
Ben Lane
The ongoing battle between the giants of online real estate just experienced its latest escalation, as Zillow disclosed that its listing agreement with Listhub will end on April 7. The company that operates Listhub is owned by Move, Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors.
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News Corp era begins with big changes at Move

Berkowitz replaced as CEO
Ben Lane
Now that Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, is officially owned by News Corp, the worldwide media conglomerate has begun to exert its influence and big changes are afoot at Move. First on the agenda, the installation of one of its own as Move's CEO.
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Arizona Realtor cleared to use drone to show homes

FAA grants first exemption for real estate photography
Ben Lane
An Arizona Realtor has become the first to gain authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to use a drone for real estate photography. But Douglas Trudeau said he's not going to charge his clients any extra for the use of the drone.
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Executive Conversation: Ray Brousseau on bringing buyers to the table

Carrington Mortgage Services focusing on underserved borrowers
Sarah Wheeler

"Many underserved borrowers still see a mortgage as something unattainable, complex and cumbersome. The Carrington Loan is unique in the marketplace because it offers a mortgage with no closing costs, appraisal fees, or lender financing fees," Brousseau said.


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Pending home sales rise slightly in November

Existing home prices are up 5.6% for the year
Ben Lane
Consistent economic growth and steady hiring helped to drive pending home sales up slightly in November, the National Association of Realtors said in its Pending Homes Sales Index. In fact, November's year-over-year gain was the highest since August 2013.
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Texas Realtor celebrates the murder of two NYPD officers

Doubles down on claims the day after and refuses to apologize
Trey Garrison
A Realtor from Texas let the world know he was all good with the execution-style slaying of two New York police officers. Find out how the world is letting him know what they think.
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Pending home sales reverse course

Slightly drop from last week’s levels
Brena Swanson
Despite pending home sales posting a slight decline, it is still above year-over-year levels for the second month straight, and the rest of the news for homes sales doesn’t look bad either.
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News Corp CEO vows to turbocharge Realtor.com

Promise to make website "most popular and profitable property site"
Ben Lane
News Corp is now the owner of Move, which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, as the companies completed the previously announced acquisition. “In partnership with the National Association of Realtors and its one million members, we look forward to turbo-charging realtor.com and making it the most popular and profitable property site in America,” said Robert Thomson, chief executive of News Corp.
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Realtors and everyone else are wrong about net neutrality

Government regulation kills innovation and freedom
Trey Garrison
It’s really a shame that this whole Internet thing hasn’t worked out, owing to a lack of “net neutrality.” My opinion is, "if it's not broken don't fix it."
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