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DOJ fines JPMorgan Chase $50 million for robo-signing

Chase admits to misfiling mortgage documents

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Mortgage Risk Index hits series high in January

Risk rises for fifth straight month
Trey Garrison
Mortgages are getting riskier. QM is not helping. Here’s what’s happening.
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Opinion: In housing finance, the FHA is not the way

The answer is private mortgage insurance
Trey Garrison
More and more, the government is entwined with mortgage finance, and while there are perks, the downside is taxpayers are on the hook. Here's one opinion on the way out of this briar patch.
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CMLA calls on FHFA, Treasury to recapitalize Fannie and Freddie

GSE earnings decline underscore need
Trey Garrison
GSE profits are declining on derivative losses. Now is the time to recapitalize Fannie and Freddie before it's too late, says the Community Mortgage Lenders of America. Here's why.
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Existing home sales collapse in January despite low mortgage rates

Declining inventory and demand, not weather, drives down sales
Trey Garrison
Despite low mortgage rates, existing home sales tanked in January. And don't blame it on the winter weather — the biggest decline happened in the Western region. Here's where it went wrong.
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Mortgage lending gets riskier for the fifth straight month

Growing share from nonbanks contribute upward pressure
Trey Garrison
The riskiness of mortgage loan originations rose in January, the fifth straight monthly increase. Here’s why, and if it means trouble.
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RealtyTrac: How will new 3% down mortgage products perform?

Less homeowners use low down payments
Brena Swanson
Housing authorities released plenty of new regulations over the past year in an effort to boost homeownership. How these programs are doing so far is still up for debate.
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Low down-payment mortgage options return

Except these home loans are safer
Brena Swanson
New programs are starting to allow first-time homeowners back into the housing market by easing the financial burden. This time around, new regulation will help prevent the same type of lending that spurred the financial crisis.
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Executive Conversation: Patrick Nackley on FHA default resolution

Superior Home Services focuses on remediation
Sarah Wheeler
We are not a property preservation company. Our program is tailored specifically to FHA conveyance obligations, and is unique in the default industry in that regard."
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Does the housing finance industry have a short memory?

Congressional Republicans, securitizers nod in agreement
Trey Garrison
Some people on both the government side and the investment side are starting to wonder whether housing finance is heading down a path that takes it back to 2006. Here's what they're saying.
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Mr. Castro went to Washington…and it was pointless

Republicans batter HUD secretary with bluster but offer no solutions
Ben Lane
Maybe it was naïve of me, but I truly thought that a hearing titled, “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration,” hosted by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and featuring HUD Secretary Julián Castro would actually, you know, accomplish something…anything. But I was so incredibly wrong.
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