"Today's lenders are paying many times over for mistakes that may have been out of their control," Bill Cosgrove, MBA chairman, said Monday at the MBA Convention in Las Vegas. "And it's the consumer who pays the ultimate price. It's time for the penalty phase to end."
Five years after the financial crisis, Bill Cosgrove, CEO of Union Home Mortgage, explained that once America made it through the financial crisis, it vowed to never go back to that same type of risky lending.
Ohio governor Ted Strickland on Monday announced non-binding agreements with nine key mortgage servicers over their loss mitigation efforts, touting the pact as a "historic day in the state of Ohio."
The Dayton Daily News, which originally reported on the agreements, said that Strickland was joined by Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association president Bill Cosgrove in announcing the new pacts between the state and key servicers.
From the report:
“Nearly every part of the real estate process has been transformed by technology except for home financing. Getting a mortgage is still manual, frustrating and confusing,” said Nick Stamos, CEO and founder of Sindeo..
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