Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Plus, is the market for mortgages beginning to thaw?

Mortgages not all bad news for Suntrust Banks’ earnings

Mortgage-servicing income buoys earnings

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy

Items Tagged with 'Massachusetts'


Mortgage Network opens branch in Mass.

Brian Moloney appointed as branch manager
March 10, 2014
Mortgage Network opened a new branch office in Quincy, Mass. and appointed Brian Moloney to manage the new location, who brings 38 years of experience.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Kansas fights mortgage fee, NJ closes foreclosure program

December 2, 2013
States across the nation continue dealing with ongoing housing issues. While New Jersey has almost dried up its foreclosure prevention money supply, Kansas is fighting an unpopular mortgage-related tax.
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Six Mass. banks fight foreclosure ordinances

November 5, 2013
Six Western Massachusetts banks are seeking to invalidate two ordinances in Springfield that aim to control and maintain foreclosed and vacant properties.
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Mass. foreclosure activity continues to fall

October 29, 2013
Foreclosure activity continued to fall in Massachusetts last month, with 247 foreclosure deeds recorded in September, making it the 16th consecutive month of year-over-year foreclosure declines.
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Massachusetts homeowners obtain more foreclosure protections

October 21, 2013
Massachusetts homeowners facing foreclosure will receive expanded protections under new rules that prevent lenders from foreclosing on a property if a loan application is still in process.
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Foreclosure nonprofit expands into Maryland

Helps borrowers receive more affordable loan terms
September 27, 2013
A Massachusetts nonprofit is expanding into Maryland, helping former homeowners get back into their homes under more affordable loan terms.
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Massachusetts foreclosure activity falls 66%

September 10, 2013
The Massachusetts housing market continues to recover, with the state posting a 66% drop in foreclosure activity from year ago levels in July. The drop follows a series of regulatory and legal changes in the state related to the processing of foreclosures.
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Mass. regulators order brokers to pay $11 million

Payout is to cover REIT sale errors
September 5, 2013
Massachusetts regulators are cracking down on five brokerage firms, forcing them to pay approximately $10.7 million to investors who were sold non-exchange traded real estate investment trusts in violation of state law.
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Home sales shoot up in Massachusetts

August 30, 2013
Home sales in Massachusetts and the Greater Boston area returned to boom-time levels in July, with nearly 6,000 homes changing hands.
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Elizabeth Warren says mortgage settlement too lax on banks

August 22, 2013
Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., continues to question the effectiveness of the national mortgage settlement and wants answers from federal officials. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Warren accuses the national mortgage settlement of being too timid in its scope.
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