Wilbur Ross quits Ocwen Financial

Wilbur Ross quits Ocwen Financial

Distressed asset investor bringing his magic to Bank of Cyprus

Dustin Johnson levels blockbuster claims at title attorneys

Is Nat Hardwick the fall guy?

CFPB proposes 7 big changes to foreclosure process for mortgage servicers

Adds guidance on extended borrower protections

Items Tagged with 'HousingWire'


HousingWire reveals the 50 fastest-growing companies in housing economy

Inaugural 2014 HW Fast50 ranks companies on revenue growth
Sarah Wheeler

Topping this year's list is a publicly traded single-family rental specialist that saw revenue grow nearly 3,000% during 2013. But that's not the only surprise.

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Veros CEO Darius Bozorgi to speak at BPC Housing Summit in DC

Joins panel debating new directions for housing policy
Trey Garrison
Veros Real Estate Solutions president and CEO Darius Bozorgi has been invited to speak at the Bipartisan Policy Center's Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy 2014 Housing Summit on Monday, Sept. 15.
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Big banks face CDS lawsuit

Bank of America, JPMorgan, Citigroup included on list
Brena Swanson
Investors may pursue a lawsuit accusing 12 major banks of violating antitrust law by fixing prices and restraining competition in the roughly $21 trillion market for credit default.
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Justice using JPM settlement to pursue other banks

Part of $13B settlement being used to beef up U.S. Attorney offices
Ben Lane
Reuters reports, citing people familiar with the matter, that the U.S. Attorney’s offices that have been the most vigilant in pursuing banks over their loan practices have received funds to hire new civil prosecutors.
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Bipartisan Policy Center and HousingWire announce media partnership

Join forces for upcoming Housing America’s Future: 2014 Housing Summit
Jacob Gaffney
“This is a critical time for housing policy in the United States, and it’s more important than ever that both sides of the aisle come together to discuss challenges and find solutions,” said Pamela Patenaude, BPC’s Director of Housing Policy. “Members of the BPC Housing Commission are committed to leading the way, and we’re honored to have HousingWire’s support for this important initiative.”
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Hitting the panic button

Credit unions ask Congress for a reprieve from new mortgage rules
Kerri Ann Panchuk
With only a few weeks left, credit unions and small banks are pushing for changes to sweeping lending rules to ensure they can keep offering the same mortgage products in 2014.
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Just announced: the HousingWire 2013 Women of Influence

HW's 3rd annual look at women influencing the housing economy
HousingWire Staff
So what is influence? As you’ll see from the profiles within, influence comes in many varied forms – but it always drives a positive result for a company and, by extension, for the industry we are all a part of.
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Welcome to the data generation

HousingWire to offer U.S. bank data to subscribers
Paul Jackson
HousingWire will begin offering data to subscribers, starting with U.S. bank data covering every FDIC-insured bank and thrift through the publication's strategic partnership with BankDATAWORKS.
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From HW Magazine

Diary of a publication on the frontlines

5 years after our first issue, HW Magazine looks back at the stories that made us the housing economy's journal of record
Bryan Kay
The now ubiquitous term “housing economy” isn’t just another industry buzzword: it’s a phrase whose coinage is claimed by HousingWire. And it also happens to be a term that helps capture and frame our raison d’être as a publishing house covering the sprawling housing finance space.
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Housing is not the problem, nor the cure

Kerri Ann Panchuk
The housing market is in recovery, but don't expect the rest of the economy to follow. Despite major gains on the real estate front, the overall economy remains stuck in neutral and there is little housing can do about it.
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