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Freedom Mortgage acquires BluFi Lending

Expands West Coast presence
Brena Swanson
Mount Laurel, N.J.-based Freedom Mortgage Corporation purchased the assets of BluFi Lending, a direct mortgage lender with branches in California and Nevada, falling in line with Freedom Mortgage’s strategy to expand its retail lending footprint in the Western U.S.
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Wall Street: Home price appreciation still expected to hit 7%

And other housing insights from Morgan Stanley and Barclays
Ben Lane
“We continue to expect home price appreciation to moderate from the torrid pace of mid-2012-13, supported by improving employment and growth prospects,” said analysts from Morgan Stanley. “We leave our 2014 projections for new home sales (450-500 thousand units) and home prices (up 5-7% for the year) unchanged.”
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10 cities with huge housing improvement

Quarter-over-quarter asking prices paint new housing picture
Brena Swanson
Since the initial bust of the housing market, it tends to be the metros that felt a huge dent from the crisis that witness the biggest home price increases. But this trend is starting to change.
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Top 8 states for mortgage fraud

Here's where to find the most suspicious activities
Brena Swanson
Although suspicious activity in lending is down overall, mortgage fraud still remains a problem in certain areas across the country. Here is your warning if you live in one of these eight states.
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3 million refis and counting

The Home Affordable Refinance Program passes a milestone
Brena Swanson
Demand for the Home Affordable Refinance Program continued to trickle as mortgage rates climbed higher after June 2013. But just how much did this affect refinance volume in 2013?
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Nevada searches for three mortgage fraud suspects

Scheme impacts Nevada, California residents
Brena Swanson
The Nevada Attorney General is asking for help in finding three defendants involved in a mortgage fraud scheme that stretches from California to Nevada.
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Nov. home sales fall to a 5-year low in Vegas

Kerri Ann Panchuk
The Las Vegas market turned into the comeback kid after investors flooded the city in the wake of the real estate bust. Now, a few short years later, the influence of investors is starting to wane.
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Nation's hottest housing markets see cooling trends

HousingWire Staff
It's been headline news this summer that some of the nation's fastest-recovering markets have seen substantial price increases -- markets in California, Arizona and Nevada has seen double-digit gains in 2013 as housing shortages mixed with demand from retail buyers coaxed by low mortgage rates, as well as historically strong investor interest in purchases.
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Two Las Vegas men indicted in mortgage scam

HousingWire Staff
The Nevada Attorney General indicted two Las Vegas men on several felonies after breaking up an elaborate mortgage fraud scam.
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Vegas housing recovery fades after 19 months of upbeat activity

HousingWire Staff
After 19 months of steady growth, single-family home values in Southern Nevada dipped in September, with the median home price dropping to $180,000, down 1.1% from $182,000 in August.
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