Cynthia Barraza was a reporter for HousingWire. Before joining the company in January 2016, she worked at a talk radio station as a board operator. Barraza is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington.
“Sindeo is modernizing the mortgage experience, making it simpler and more transparent for consumers and the Realtors they work with,” said Dale Stinton, president of Second Century Ventures, and CEO of the National Association of Realtors.
The spring housing market appears to be off to a good start as U.S. home prices continue to climb after dropping unexpectedly in January. According to FNC’s housing economist, psychologically and economically, people prefer to buy homes when prices are rising than when they are falling.
Got a huge ranch? Don't like to sit in traffic? No problem. Some real estate agents are scoring points with top clients by showing them multimillion-dollar homes from above, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Sutherland Mortgage Services announced it appointed two industry executives, Michael Danlag and Kim Hoffman. Danlag joins Sutherland as global service delivery head of mortgage servicing and Hoffman was added as the new global head of mortgage operations.
Tales of people renting out boxes abound from the chronicles of San Fran's recent struggles with housing. It's so bad, the housing situation actually has its own WIKIPEDIA page. So here's the shocker: Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area actually FELL by 1.8%. Want to know why?
With more than 10 years of experience in real estate and compliance, Bright will be responsible for Coester's compliance department and assume far-reaching responsibilities for state licensing, regulatory exams, privacy, quality control, fraud, consumer complaints, pending legislation, TILA, RESPA and GLB.
[Subscribers only] Multigenerational living, where two or more adult generations live under the same roof, is becoming a growing trend in the U.S. Currently about 19% of Americans now live in a multigenerational household, the highest level since 1950. That amounts to about 60.6 million adults in 2014, up from 57 million adults in 2012. And homebuilders have taken notice, designing houses specifically catered to this segment.
Would-be homeowners are inundated with picture-perfect examples of new and remodeled homes brimming with upgrades. But in the real world, homebuilders and investors must calculate the rate of return on these sometimes fleeting trends, weighing what buyers want with what they can actually afford. This feature looks at which features buyers of different age demographics consider the most important, and what that means for sellers.
We’ve found that the handling and posting of payments during bankruptcy has been a widespread issue in our testing environment. Specifically, there is increased risk exposure in pre-and post-petition payment application and treatment, both inside and outside of the bankruptcy plan. Servicers and sub-servicers have created manual workflow workarounds to address the issue, however, it does open the servicer up to more exposure to calculation errors.