America’s housing not ready for ever-expanding over-50 population

America’s housing not ready for ever-expanding over-50 population

Harvard/AARP Study: Housing lacks accessibility, affordability for older Boomers

The devil is in the mortgage finance reform details

On the bumpy road to a common securitization platform

Who is Nat Hardwick?

Former LandCastle Title CEO owns NASCAR team, rubs elbows with PGA pros
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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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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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ProVest opens office in N.J.

Expands footprint to 15 nationwide locations
Brena Swanson
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
Brena Swanson
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

Brena Swanson
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

Brena Swanson
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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