Paul Gomez and George Reichert joined the senior leadership team at Genworth Financial’s U.S. Mortgage Insurance unit after being named chief operations officer and chief information officer, respectively.
"We designed the Rate Express mobile application based on extensive feedback from customers about the features that would help them be most productive," said Erika Stinson, Genworth U.S. Mortgage Insurance digital channel product manager.
Mortgage insurers face ongoing challenges as the market attempts to shift to private capital. At the same time, regulators are calling for stronger underwriting standards at private MIs, but the sudden push could stall the return of private capital.
Melvin Luther Watt quietly slid into his office as the first appointed director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. It was the end of last year, in mid-December. Christmas was coming and the markets were in the middle of the harshest winter in years. As he took over the office of Acting Director Ed DeMarco — himself the unassuming lightning rod for the nation’s housing policy — Watt gave no indication of what he intended to do with his new position; arguably the most powerful job in mortgage finance..
Crowdfunding has swept through large verticals of consumer finance, including student loans and credit card debt. And so, naturally, in a market of rising property values, the real estate market is the latest frontier for crowd-based financing. Read More
Like oxygen, warehouse lending is one of the mortgage industry’s essential life-supporting elements. And fortunately, the warehouse segment is in much better health today than it was six years ago, as we are back up to around 70 warehouse lenders at my last count. Read More