FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

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Clayton Homes buys Georgia homebuilder for $50 million

Chafin Communities becomes part of Berkshire Hathaway empire
Clayton Homes, a manufactured home builder that is part of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, is buying Chafin Communities, a Georgia-based residential homebuilder, for $50 million. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, which first reported the acquisition earlier Monday, Clayton will receive nearly 1,100 lots as part of the deal.
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Georgia real estate investor pleads guilty to bid rigging in foreclosure auctions

Feds snare ninth real estate investor for auction fraud in Georgia
A Georgia real estate investor pleaded guilty for conspiring to rig bids at real estate foreclosure auctions in Fulton and DeKalb counties in Georgia. According to an announcement from the Department of Justice, Morris Podber admitted that he conspired with other real estate investors to not bid against each other in public foreclosure auctions on certain properties.
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Georgia MLS to send listings directly to Zillow

Becomes latest member of Zillow Partnership Platform
While the Zillow Group may be embroiled in a legal battle with Move over Move-owned ListHub’s decision to terminate its listing agreement with Trulia, that hasn’t stopped Zillow from working to reach agreements with multiple listing services to provide listing data directly to Zillow. The latest to reach such an agreement is the Georgia Multiple Listing Service.
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State of Georgia bans two lenders for employing felons

Employing felons violates Georgia state law
Alabama-based Hometown Lenders and California-based Sun West Mortgage Company have both been ordered to surrender their Georgia mortgage lending licenses and were fined by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance for the violations.
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What’s the latest with Nat Hardwick and LandCastle Title?

We haven’t forgotten about this story, even if everyone else has
When HousingWire first broke the news of Fidelity National Financial “stepping in” as a 70% owner of LandCastle Title, little did we know what was to come in the following days. Since then, LandCastle's former CEO Nathan (Nat) Hardwick has been accused of embezzling more than $30 million. Where do we stand a week later? HousingWire investigates.
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Who is Nat Hardwick?

Former LandCastle Title CEO owns NASCAR team, rubs elbows with PGA pros
Since HousingWire first broke the news of his resignation on Tuesday, former LandCastle Title CEO Nat Hardwick’s internet presence has slowly been disappearing, but a HousingWire investigation has revealed exactly what kind of lifestyle Hardwick led prior to the news of this week becoming public.
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