Servicing

Carrington in the Winner's Circle: Why we launched a nonprime mortgage product

A conversation with Rick Sharga
Executive Vice President Rick Sharga is back at Carrington Mortgage Services. Here he joins Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney for the podcast series In The Winner's Circle and explains why the new nonprime is nothing like the old subprime and how they plan to reach millions of Millennials and turn them into homeowners. Plus, Sharga shares his thoughts on automation in the real estate and mortgage lending spaces. Will Realtors one day be replaced by robots? Get those answers and more in the latest In The Winner's Circle podcast.
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Waters introduces legislation to prevent FHA foreclosures

Bill would strengthen FHA mortgage servicer requirements
In an attempt to prevent foreclosures on the Federal Housing Administration’s borrowers, Democrats introduced a new bill in Congress. Democrats explained the new legislation would strengthen the requirements for and increase oversight of FHA mortgage servicers.
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Ocwen CEO Ron Faris retiring, former PHH CEO Glen Messina set to take over

Ocwen is set to buy Messina’s former company for $360 million
Ocwen Financial shocked many in the financial services industry when it announced earlier this year that it plans to buy PHH for $360 million in cash. Now, the PHH relationship is about to get a little more complex, as Ocwen announced Thursday morning that it is naming former PHH CEO Glen Messina as its new CEO and president. Messina, who left PHH just over a year ago amid an executive shakeup, will replace Ron Faris as Ocwen president and CEO.
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Ditech Holding Corp. names Thomas Marano CEO and president

Also appoints Ritesh Chaturbedi to serve as chief operating officer
The nonbank formerly known as Walter Investment Corp. named a new CEO on Wednesday. Ditech Holding Corp. announced Thomas Marano, currently chairman of the board, has been appointed to also serve as CEO and president. The company also announced it has hired Ritesh Chaturbedi to serve as chief operating officer.
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MBA Tech: What's next for the mortgage industry?

Leaders of loanDepot, Quicken, PenFed and CBRE share their perspectives
The companies represented by these executives are some of the most successful in our industry — or any industry. Their companies are diverse in size, scope and client base, but the executives have one thing in common — they see enormous opportunity in their employees and customers. Their vision is not limited to the current products or services that their current employees offer their current customers. In fact, these guys might disrupt more than just the mortgage industry.
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Is Bank of America taking its focus off mortgage lending?

And who’s servicing its mortgages?
Could Bank of America be taking a step back from its mortgage lending platform? Its new earnings report from the first quarter may hold the answer. A few years ago, the bank could easily report $1 billion per quarter in its mortgage banking income. However, in the first quarter of 2018, the income from this sector was so small that it was simply lumped into the section for all other income.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman Sachs buys startup Clarity Money to bolster Marcus

Plus, more on the AIME/Blend partnership for brokers
It's the start of a new week, but the news couldn't wait for Goldman Sachs, which announced on Sunday it purchased personal finance startup Clarity Money (and its 1 million users) to boost its consumer-lending business Marcus. Plus, more on the Blend and AIME partnership for brokers and a new mortgage servicing rule goes into effect this week.
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