CFPB secures $27.7 million judgment against foreclosure relief scammers

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CFPB, DOJ take action against Provident Funding for discriminatory lending

Could pay $9 million in damages
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Capital Economics: Chart shows home prices ready to grow more

Home sales push prices higher
Brena Swanson
Recent housing reports point to the right conditions for house price growth to pick up even more. What's more, the continued steady growth in home sales this year will only add to the upward pressure.
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The Mortgage Collaborative announces partnership with Fannie Mae

New program designed to help small, mid-sized mortgage originators
Ben Lane
The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, announced a partnership with Fannie Mae that will bring enhanced benefits to the group’s members.
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Placester launches web design for single property listings

Broadens real estate agent online tools
Brena Swanson
Placester launched Single Property Sites that features website designs built specifically for promoting individual listings. This allows real estate agents to message and market directly to the consumers online, promoting individual listing.
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California Realtors: Golden State finally becoming more affordable?

Housing starts to turn a corner
Brena Swanson
While California still has its fair share of hurdles to overcome, the state is making progress. In fact, a new report from the California Association of Realtors shows that this is the second consecutive quarter of improvements for the state.
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HarborOne Bank acquires Merrimack Mortgage Company

Expands presence in New England
Brena Swanson
HarborOne Bank will acquire Merrimack Mortgage Company, assuring that the mortgage business will continue to be a significant component of its long-term strategy.
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Dealing with one housing bubble at a time

HELOCs and other factors constrain housing “recovery”
Lynn Effinger
RealtyTrac predicts that as the average HELOC borrower's ten-year interest-only period ends, that person's or family’s monthly bill will perhaps more than double from $133 to $279. This could pose a serious problem. Let's start with that, first.
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Safeguard Properties launches new fast-track legislation tool

Features interactive map tool
Brena Swanson
Safeguard Properties launched a new resource to fall in line with the growing trend of fast-track legislation for vacant and abandoned properties in order to provide industry professionals with a new tool to stay above growing legislation.
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Here's why mortgage lending at Navy Federal is booming

Buyers finally ready to jump into homeownership
Brena Swanson
Navy Federal is having a great year so far, announcing mortgage closing surpassed $1 billion in March. And the key to this success is knowing exactly what potential homeowners want, and what you are willing to give them.
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Lady Antebellum and Quicken Loans team up to pay your mortgage

Seven lucky winners get to meet the band and get their mortgages paid
Brena Swanson
Award-winning country band Lady Antebellum is teaming up with Quicken Loans to not only give winners a backstage pass to the band’s concert, but also win a year of relief from their mortgage payments.
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It’s official: FICO announces new credit program for risky borrowers

Pilot program will soon extend to new lenders
Brena Swanson
FICO released the official details of its new credit program that is forecasted to eventually open the credit box for millions of potential borrowers.
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