3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

Tidbits from SourceMedia Mortgage Servicing conference

New home sales plummet 14.5% in March

Spring buying season off with a whimper

4 metrics reveal California's true housing market

Foreclosures dwindle as home prices skyrocket

Items Tagged with 'New Jersey'


Want lower taxes? Here’s where you should live

Time to become familiar with Cheyenne, Anchorage and Sioux Falls
April 2, 2014
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
March 24, 2014
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%
February 13, 2014
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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Top 8 states for mortgage fraud

Here's where to find the most suspicious activities
February 11, 2014
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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ProVest opens office in N.J.

Expands footprint to 15 nationwide locations
January 30, 2014
ProVest announced the opening of its newest office in Verona, N.J., due to its growing customer base and increased service volume demand, expanding the company’s footprint to 15 offices nationwide.
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10 most dangerous cities for real estate agents

Here's a hint: Chicago, NYC are not on the list
January 17, 2014
Real estate agents may not be police officers or soldiers, but they still put themselves at risk when showing homes. So which cities pose the biggest threat to real estate agents? The city topping the list may surprise you.
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Four states face sticker shock from g-fees, adverse market fees

December 11, 2013
Four states failed to get their names on the exclusive list of 46 states that no longer have to provide the up-front 25 basis point adverse market fee. Instead, they will pay the fee in addition to the increase in guarantee fees.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Kansas fights mortgage fee, NJ closes foreclosure program

December 2, 2013
States across the nation continue dealing with ongoing housing issues. While New Jersey has almost dried up its foreclosure prevention money supply, Kansas is fighting an unpopular mortgage-related tax.
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MCS Mortgage Bankers opens 7 new branches

Retail locations open across Ohio, New Jersey
November 25, 2013
MCS Mortgage Bankers announced the opening of seven retail branches scattered across Ohio and New Jersey.
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Sandy-impacted homeowners given $15.2 million in aid

New program provides relief to eligible homeowners
November 1, 2013
The American Red Cross and the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund teamed together to provide a total of $15.2 million for a new program to help eligible New Jersey homeowners rebuild.
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