HousingWire reveals the 50 fastest-growing companies in housing economy

HousingWire reveals the 50 fastest-growing companies in housing economy

Inaugural 2014 HW Fast50 ranks public, private companies on revenue growth

Chinese investors remain an X Factor for the US housing market

So what does this mean for homeowners and buyers?

Judge throws out Fannie and Freddie investors’ lawsuit

Decision favors Federal government
W S

Items Tagged with 'Mortgage'

ARTICLES

Chinese investors remain an X Factor for the US housing market

So what does this mean for homeowners and buyers?
Richard Green

A wealthy buyer from China can look at even the most expensive California markets like San Marino and think, “I can get a lot of house there without spending a lot of money.”


Read More

Judge throws out Fannie and Freddie investors’ lawsuit

Decision favors Federal government
Jacob Gaffney
The decision arrives more than a year after hedge fund Perry Capital sued the Treasury Department and the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the government-owned mortgage companies.
Read More

More signs of a sliding housing market

Affordability has issues, too
Lynn Effinger
Affordability issues; looming interest rate hikes as have been predicted by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen; too many FHA loans being made (this is the “new” sub-prime market); federal emphasis being placed on low-income borrowers, and other factors are causing house prices to decline once again in many markets.
Read More

Simplifying the process makes everyone happy
Kofax

Using a mobile app solution to complement your origination process gives you the tools you need to engage consumers on their preferred device and turn the experience into a positive one. 


Read More

Search continues for Arkansas Realtor after suspect arrest

Friends, real estate agents, volunteers comb rural, watery area
Trey Garrison
The search for Beverly Carter, the Arkansas Realtor who has been missing since Sept. 25, continued Monday into the evening even after the arrest of a suspect on the charge of kidnapping.
Read More

Bank of America to pay $7.65 million for $4B capital error

SEC, BofA agreement also includes new stress test for bank
Trey Garrison
Bank of America (BAC) is settling with the Securities and Exchange Committee to pay a $7.65 million penalty for a $4 billion capital error it disclosed earlier this year.
Read More

Suspect arrested in case of missing Arkansas Realtor

No word on Beverly Carter; suspect is on parole for theft
Trey Garrison
Arkansas sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested a suspect in the Thursday disappearance of Realtor Beverly Carter.
Read More

New details emerge about missing Arkansas Realtor - Updated

Area real estate agents pitch in for search effort, strange texts from her phone
Trey Garrison
North Little Rock area real estate agents have volunteered for search efforts and have been blanketing the area, looking for information or evidence, and passing out fliers with information about Carter.
Read More

Inlanta Mortgage opens new office in Minneapolis

Veteran loan originator Jerry Sather chosen to manage new location
Ben Lane
“Sather’s thorough research and understanding of the housing market helps him to effectively assist his real estate partners by maximizing their sales efforts in less time,” the company said in a release.
Read More

Mortgage servicers trend toward multiple field-service providers

Is it time to spread out the grunt work?
Lynn Effinger
With so many changes taking place in the default servicing arena, with heightened focus on regulations and compliance issues, one solution being chosen by some lenders, servicers and investors is to contract with multiple field service providers, rather than a single “national” provider.
Read More