FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Stock market'


Here are 4 reasons to stay invested in US housing

The stock market may be volatile, but housing isn’t
While the stock market has been volatile the past few months, the housing market hasn’t. In a sponsored content piece in Quartz, PIMCO outlined four reasons why there are still plenty of opportunities left in housing.
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Fed’s Dudley: Raising interest rates not likely very soon

Due to recent market volatility hike is now "less compelling"
A September interest rate hike is now unlikely due to recent turmoil in the stock markets from China’s volatile economy. According to New York Fed President William Dudley, the prospect of a September rate hike "seems less compelling" than it was only weeks ago.
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Nationstar to fund MSR purchases with stock offering

Announces plans to sell 17.5 million shares of common stock
In the last month, Nationstar Mortgage reached two separate agreements with Ocwen Financial to purchase nearly $35 billion worth of mortgage servicing rights. Nationstar is planning to fund those purchases by executing a public offering of common stock.
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NYSE canceling suspicious Home Depot stock trades

Stock plummeted nearly 10% in less than a minute
The New York Stock Exchange reviewed and subsequently canceled a series of trades involving Home Depot that took place during a one-minute period on Tuesday, according to a report from Marketwatch.
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What happened to the “taper tantrum?”

Mortgage yields recover from first QE announcements
When the Federal Reserve first announced the start of quantitative easing, the stock markets furiously reacted, becoming what is now referred to as the "taper tantrum." Fast forward more than half a year and where can this be seen in the market now?
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The vindication of Nationstar Mortgage

Solutionstar to become "TurboTax of real estate"
Our exclusive chat with Nationstar CEO Jay Bray follows up on his March profile in HousingWire magazine, where he explained the structure of the company and how it could reorganize to meet the challenges of the mortgage markets. The company's 2Q results prove Bray was right all along.
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Hey CNBC, shut up about millennials already

Your advice is patronizing, contradictory and just plain wrong
CNBC’s analysts seem to view millennials as a giant homogenous mound of humans who all think the same way, look the same way, do the same things and look at the world in the exact same way. And every day, CNBC’s analysts opine on why millennials aren’t buying homes, or buying stocks or buying whatever else it is that CNBC thinks is important that day.
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Nonbanks expect big year for MSRs

Nationstar, Walter, Ocwen, soar on HW 30
Nonbanks are experiencing a strong day on the stock market, following positive first-quarter earning reports. MSR transfer activity is still occurring and more importantly, the long-term pipeline of opportunities is very healthy.
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