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 'Florida'


St. Joe Company, former execs settle with SEC over alleged real estate overvaluing

Company accused of "materially overstating" earnings during financial crisis
The St. Joe Company, one of Florida’s largest landowners and real estate developers, and several of the company's former executives settled charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which accused the company of overvaluing its real estate holdings during the financial crisis.
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Brock & Scott adds Ronald Wolfe & Associates to default services practice

Addition expands firm’s coverage in state of Florida
Brock & Scott, a real estate law firm with offices in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida, announced the expansion of its default services practice with the addition of Ron Wolfe and his team from the office of Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates.
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Sen. Marco Rubio faced foreclosure; sold house for $18,000 loss

New York Times takes a deep dive into presidential candidate’s finances
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio faced foreclosure on a home he owned in Tallahassee after failing to make his mortgage payment for five months, according to a new report from the New York Times, which did a deep dive into the presidential candidate’s finances.
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CFPB secures $27.7 million judgment against foreclosure relief scammers

Problem is, the scammers have only $655,737
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the State of Florida announced Friday that a federal judge granted final judgment against a Florida law firm and its associated companies, requiring the companies to pay $27.7 million for their part in a massive foreclosure relief scam that defrauded approximately 2,000 consumers.
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ditech expands its consumer direct channel in Florida

Plans to hire more loan specialists
Since Ditech Mortgage Corp launched back into the industry in March 2014, it has made several key changes to once again be a major player in the mortgage space. This time around the lender announced it is expanding its consumer direct channel into the Jacksonville, Florida, area.
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