Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

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Freedom Mortgage looks to hire more than 75 employees

Employees to fill new Maryland office
Brena Swanson
Freedom Mortgage wants to hire 75 or more new employees to fill its latest office opening in Maryland. Know someone for the position?
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4 reasons New Jersey housing is set to boom

It's not a break in the snow
Anthony DiMaio
New Jersey has a lot to deal with, reality shows and political bridge closings notwithstanding. Here's a look at the regional challenges facing that housing market, and what's helping it.
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“Real Housewives” stars get prison time for mortgage fraud

Teresa and Joe Giudice sentenced to total of 56 months in prison
Ben Lane
In March, the couple pleaded guilty to charges alleging that they falsified loan applications to fraudulently obtain $5 million in mortgages and construction loans over an eight-year period.
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Here are the 14 most outrageously expensive neighborhoods for renters

Markets where you'll spend more than half your income on living
Brena Swanson
Owning a home is becoming more affordable, while renting is becoming more expensive than ever, especially in these 14 neighborhoods.
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New York’s foreclosure backlog isn’t going away until 2016, at least

Prospects slightly better in New Jersey
Ben Lane
"In New York, the recent private-label RMBS foreclosure backlog of 38,213 loans could be cleared in approximately 5.7 years using the last 12 months’ average exit rate of 1,684 loans and in approximately 2.4 years using the 2008-10 average rate of 4,059 loans," Moody’s Investors Service said in a new report.
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Freedom Mortgage found guilty of defrauding homeowner

Court rules lender violated New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
Ben Lane
“These facts then lead to the conclusion that the loan was granted in order to engender fees for the lender and not for the benefit of the borrower,” Bergen County Superior Court Judge Gerald Escala wrote in his decision.
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Black Knight: How far have home prices traveled?

California overtakes top 10 biggest moving metros
Brena Swanson
Home prices continue their upward trajectory and are up 7.6% from last year, with no signs of slowing down.
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Want lower taxes? Here’s where you should live

Time to become familiar with Cheyenne, Anchorage and Sioux Falls
Ben Lane
Wyoming, Alaska and South Dakota residents pay the least amount in state and local taxes per capita in the nation.
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Here's the Philly Fed's economic prediction for the entire nation

U.S. coincident index expected to rise for remainder of year
Ben Lane
The leading indexes for all 50 states will rise over the next six months, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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Mortgage delinquency rate hits 5-year record low

TransUnion: Rate drops below 4%
Brena Swanson
The mortgage delinquency rate broke a five-year record, and for the eighth consecutive quarter, it dropped below 4%. But at the same time, mortgage delinquencies continue to be twice as high as levels observed prior to the housing bubble.
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