Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

LandCastle Title’s operations will not be affected

8 avoidable mistakes first-time homebuyers keep making

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Trending Thursday: CFPB data collection worse than the NSA?

Slowly but surely GSE shareholders cutting into Treasury, FHFA secrecy

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Round 2: HW Fast50™ is back, and even better

Nominations now open!
Jacob Gaffney
And now that the second year of the program is being officially launched today, we expect even greater results. Because there’s no way you lost market share or dialed back on your R&D, is there?
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Freddie Mac: 2015 best year for home sales in 8 years

This goes for new home construction
Brena Swanson
The majority of homes sold in 2015 will be sold between now and June as the housing markets begins the start of the spring homebuying season. And if everything goes accordingly, 2015 will be the best year for home sales and new home construction since 2007.
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Swanepoel lists the 200 most powerful people in real estate

Zillow, Realogy top the list
Brena Swanson
The list of who's who in residential real estate is here. Names like Glenn Kelman, CEO and president of Redfin, and Dale Stinton, CEO of the National Association of Realtors, can be found amid the list, with the first and second place names coming off as no surprise.
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HousingWire’s 10 most popular articles of 2014

Here’s what our readers read the most this year
Ben Lane
As we turn the calendar from 2014 to 2015, it’s only natural to look back at the year that was. Here's a look at what articles were the most popular in 2014.
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This is why reverse mortgage servicers need a foreclosure moratoria

Waiting on HUD policy
Kevin Stein
A federal judge has ordered HUD to craft a policy to address the problem of widows being foreclosed on when they aren’t listed on the reverse mortgage. We need a foreclosure moratoria until that happens.
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CoreLogic: September completes 41,000 foreclosures

Foreclosure inventory down almost one-third from a year ago
Brena Swanson
The foreclosure inventory continued to trend lower in September, and according to Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic, if current rates continue, 2015 could mark a new low for foreclosure inventory.
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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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