Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $3.15B in FHFA suit

Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $3.15B in FHFA suit

Settlement will resolve RMBS claims

It's settled: Principal reduction is smart policy

How the BofA settlement opened the door

Pavaso CEO: CFPB eClosing mortgage pilot “historic event”

Makes buying a home easier for all Americans
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Investors eye non-performing loan securitizations

Interest in delinquent loans is increasing
Brena Swanson
With the housing recovery in full swing, it is now fueling a niche market for newly minted bonds that are backed by the most troubled mortgages of them all: those on homes on the verge of foreclosure.
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Before you judge Dodd-Frank...

Urban Institute: "Can we really calculate the cost?"
Brena Swanson
Now four years old, Dodd-Frank is struggling to measure up to its original design. But according to the Urban Institute, before disregarding Ddd-Frank as a fail, understand that it is complex and difficult law.
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Freedom Mortgage originations grow despite industry pullback

Smaller lenders steal more market share
Brena Swanson
As bigger players see a contraction in originations, Freedom Mortgage is recording strong growth.
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HOPE NOW assisted 37,000 struggling borrowers in May

Number of helped homeowners reaches 7.05 million
Brena Swanson
HOPE NOW continues to help struggling homeowners, with an estimated 37,000 homeowners receiving permanent, affordable loan modifications from mortgage servicers in May.
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Bank of America could pay $12 billion to settle mortgage claims

Could surpass JPMorgan
Brena Swanson
Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle the bank’s alleged handling of shoddy mortgages in the runup to the financial crisis.
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Freddie Mac: Three Texas cities dominate housing recovery

Lone Star state shows remarkable strength
Brena Swanson
Compared with the rest of the nation, the Texas housing market is running strong since the financial crisis, and what it did get hit with, it recovered from quickly. And this report shows just that.
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Santander faces pending lawsuit over lending discrimination

Brena Swanson
Years after the financial crisis and reports that banks are deliberately not lending in predominately minority neighborhoods are still trickling in, with the latest being from the city of Providence.
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CFPB: The risky state of older Americans and homeownership?

Older Americans carrying mortgage debt continues to grow
Brena Swanson
Americans age 65 and older wield the highest homeownership rate among all age groups, but this is not necessarily a good thing for one of the vulnerable segments of society.
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Evidence reveals Credit Suisse mortgage lapses

Emails show new story during crisis
HousingWire Staff
Credit Suisse has long claimed that it kept an untarnished name throughout the financial crisis, but that clean title might change very soon due to new evidence.
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Where did Yellen stand in 2008?

Digging up the old ways of the new Fed chair
Brena Swanson
While Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stands at the helm now, what did her stance look like at the peak of the financial crisis in 2008?
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