Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Fannie Mae continues shifting credit risk to insurers

Completes fifth and sixth Credit Insurance Risk Transfer deals

Items Tagged with 'Countrywide'


Bank of America nearing halfway mark in $7 billion consumer relief effort

Payment part of $16.65 billion settlement over toxic mortgages
Bank of America is approaching the halfway point in delivering on its $7 billion promise of consumer relief required as part of its $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and others to resolve claims over toxic residential mortgage-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations and an origination release on residential mortgage loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Countrywide whistleblower will receive $57 million

Edward O’Donnell to get part of record Bank of America settlement
The whistleblower at the center of the so-called "Hustle" case against Bank of America over Countrywide mortgage loans will also receive a hefty payout for his participation in the record $16.65 billion settlement between BofA and the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve claims over toxic mortgage-backed securities on residential mortgage loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Massive subprime mortgage bond portfolio ready to trade

Interested in subprime bonds? More than $2.4 billion is available now
According to bond analytics firm Interactive Data, the $4.6 billion portfolio of vintage debt is the largest of 2014, surpassing the January liquidation of the ING US portfolio from the Dutch State Treasury Agency, which checked in at $4.3 billion.
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Looming layoffs at Bank of America signal shift in mortgage servicing

Impact already being felt throughout industry
The impact of Bank of America's $16.65 billion settlement is beginning to be seen in the mortgage industry. The settlement will affect more than just the bank, the aggrieved homeowners and the government. It isn’t just the big banks that feel the pain of these settlements. It affects everyone.
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$1 billion in subprime mortgage bonds just exchanged hands

Package featured bonds from Countrywide, Bear Stearns, others
Per Interactive Data, $885 million of the $998 million in available debt was subprime mortgages issed by Countrywide and others. The remaining debt was made up of $73 million in bonds backed Alt-A fixed-rate mortgages and $40 million in Alt-A adjustable-rate mortgages.
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