CFPB analyst cites 'profound' mortgage servicer community impact

FHFA reaches $280 million RMBS settlement with Barclays

RMBS settlement total now exceeds $16 billion

Whalen: Nonbanks are taking over mortgage originations

Regulators "get in the way"

Items Tagged with 'California'


California dreaming? Be prepared to pay up

State is home to the 8 most expensive cities to buy a home
April 18, 2014
It basically takes gold to live in the Golden State.
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California home prices reach highest level in 6 years, don’t slow home sales

April 16, 2014
In March, the median price for a home rose to $366,000, which was up $16,000 from February and marks the highest price since March 2008. Despite the high price tag, home and condominium sales were up nearly 21% for the month.
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In California, a reversal of foreclosure fortunes

Lenders adapt to the homeowner bill of rights
April 14, 2014
According to a recently published data, in the first quarter of 2014, banks filed 2,348 court notices in non-judicial states -- a drastic jump compared to just seven notices in the first quarter one year prior. California's Homeowner Bill of Rights is driving a change in the foreclosure process, and it looks like it's just getting started.
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Marinosci Law Group announces West Coast expansion

April 14, 2014
This will be Marinosci Law Group's first office in California. Tye Merritt will serve as managing partner of MLG’s California division.
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First Team Real Estate joins RealtyTrac’s broker network

Will be network’s exclusive Southern California member
April 8, 2014
First Team Real Estate, which has more than 40 offices and employs more than 1,800 agents in Southern California, has joined RealtyTrac’s broker network, The RealtyTrac Network.
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Second home buyers are older, have more money and like warmer climates

Fannie Mae report will not blow your mind
April 7, 2014
We hope you are holding on to something when you read these truly and deeply shocking revelations about this type of homebuyer.
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Is eminent domain ever going to work out?

With eminent domain sinking, CEO leaves
March 31, 2014
Eminent domain at its core is used to seize land to build public necessities; however, when the very company pushing for the product is dropping the ball, it is hard to jump on board the idea that eminent domain is a good idea.
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TARP creator: You can't just let all banks fail (even though you want to)

Neel Kashkari, yes Neel Kashkari, is running for California governor
March 31, 2014
The mastermind behind the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Neel Kashkari, is attempting to step into a new role and is running in the 2014 election for California governor. And while there are mixed attitudes about TARP, Kashkari sees it as a sign he can help run the Golden State.
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Trulia economist gets asked great questions on Reddit

Here are his best answers
March 28, 2014
Kolko answered questions ranging from the outlook of the national home market to whether buying a home is even a sound investment anymore.
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Zillow: Sell on West Coast, buy on East Coast

Here are the top housing markets right now
March 19, 2014
If you are looking to sell your home, living on the West Coast drastically gives you the upper hand on selling power as spring home shopping season heats up.
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