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CoreLogic gives University Data Portal an upgrade

Now shows foreclosure data and market trends
“These enhancements significantly expand the scope of research that can be performed through use of the CoreLogic University Data Portal and provide deep insight into the most seismic real estate event of the last 80 years: the mortgage and foreclosure crisis,” said CoreLogic Chief Economist Frank Nothaft.
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ClosingCorp promotes chief innovation officer

Pat Carney promoted from senior vice president
ClosingCorp promoted Pat Carney to chief innovation officer, where he will oversee the strategy behind the company’s technology partnerships and will look at the user experience based on heightened customer needs and expectations.
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Guaranteed Rate offers 1% down mortgage program through homebuyer grant with Chicago

No first-time homebuyer requirement
Low down payment mortgage programs have made quite the entrance in to the market as of late. Quicken Loans revealed the details of what went factors made up its 1% down, and now Guaranteed Rate revealed a new 1% down program. This program, however, is significantly different, as Kasey Marty, executive vice president of secondary marketing with Guaranteed Rate, explains.
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30-year mortgage leaves homebuyers poor?

It’s not your only choice
30-year fixed mortgages may not be the way to go if homebuyers can afford a larger monthly payment. In fact, total interest over the life of the loan is over three times higher on a 30-year mortgage than on a 15-year mortgage, and that’s just for a median priced home. Is it time to reignite the debate on the role of the 30-year mortgage in our industry?
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