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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From HW Magazine

REITs riding high

But for how long?
Feared rate increases are likely to come slowly given the general slowdown in global economic growth, which means even the less diversified REITs could still have a good run for the immediate future.
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What did servicers care about in 2013?

Loan transfers, asset sell-offs, new rules and massive legal settlements
If servicers thought the robo-signing crisis of 2010 kept them from moving forward at a robust pace, then 2013 for all intents and purposes was the year for the servicing side to heal old wounds.
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From HW Magazine

Balance of power

Lending in today's regulatory atmosphere
When the housing crisis began, the federal government took measures to stabilize the real estate finance markets, ensure ongoing liquidity and prevent further losses. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act that put many of these measures in place, including the establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and statutory requirements for federal regulators to create and enforce new regulations to protect consumers and ensure a crisis of this proportion was never allowed to occur again
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