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

Stewart Information Services 1Q earnings suffer from mortgage reductions

Posts net loss of $12.1 million

New home sales plummet 14.5% in March

Spring buying season off with a whimper

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4 metrics reveal California's true housing market

Foreclosures dwindle as home prices skyrocket
April 23, 2014
A handful of new reports on California reveal the real story of what's going on in the Golden State, and while there is good news, the state will still have to overcome several obstacles.
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The 10 greenest places to live

Happy Earth Day, everyone!
April 22, 2014
In honor of Earth Day, here are the greenest cities in the country. The geographical disbursement might surprise you.
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Top 13 cities for freshly minted millennials

Where should you live?
April 15, 2014
Many millennials are topping off the final days of their college educations and entering the beginning stages of their career. So where are they choosing to live, or better yet, where should they live?
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Did the dissection of the CFPB by the American Banker go too far?

Unusual embargo times are not so unusual
April 1, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau receives its share of criticism. But, the odd use of its embargoes is not exactly noteworthy. However, the American Banker disagrees. Would consumers even notice?
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Housing markets where you get the most and least for $1 million

How far can seven-digits go?
March 21, 2014
Put together million-dollar properties from New York, San Francisco, Honolulu and Miami and they can all fit together inside a million-dollar mansion in Birmingham and still have room to spare.
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Economist: 3 major things you need to know about the 2014 housing market

Mortgage availability may improve?
March 17, 2014
The following list was put together by a veteran housing economist, asked by HousingWire for his opinion on the near-term future of the markets we cover daily. Here's David Berson's take on the 3 things you need to know about housing in 2014.
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5 exercises for mortgage professionals to keep in shape

Get ready for a stressful Spring buying season
March 10, 2014
Besides, what better way to spend your predicted, more abundant spare time?
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The 4 secrets why Texas leads in new home sales

Fundamentals look solid for trend well into 2014
March 3, 2014
The Lone Star State outpaces every one of the other 49 in both median household income growth and new-home sales in 2013. Want to know why?
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3 things that could slow homebuilding activity in the South

Homebuilders running out of options
March 3, 2014
That’s the findings from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Southeast housing market poll. More than half of Southeast-based builders and brokers reported that sales increased modestly on a year-over-year basis.
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The weather is improving but housing conditions are not — here's why

Is the housing recovery stalling?
February 21, 2014
Yes, the weather is inhibiting housing but so are mortgage rates. Could it actually be a conglomeration of variables that are causing a stall in housing recovery?
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