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  • FHA will not cut mortgage insurance premiums

    The Federal Housing Administration released details on the health of its flagship Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund on Thursday, revealing a positive economic net worth of $34.86 billion and an acceptable ratio of capital reserves at 2.76%. The numbers are markedly better than last year, but FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery said that doesn’t mean the agency will be reducing mortgage insurance premiums any time soon. Click the headline to read more.

Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile is HousingWire's Online Editor. She joined HW in August 2016 as an editorial assistant. She's a graduate of the University of North Texas. Follow her on Twitter at @cbasileHW.

ARTICLES

  • Has inflation reached its peak?

    Capital Economics thinks so
    A new note from analysts at Capital Economics says that core inflation has already peaked. The analysts posit that because labor costs and dollar appreciation have only grown modestly, core inflation is “unlikely to rise much further.”
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  • Fintech Rundown: Factom, LoanLogics and more

    This week's mortgage tech moves
    Another week and more tech integrations! As the industry shifts ever-closer to a truly digital mortgage experience, we present some of the integrations and program selections companies in the mortgage lending space are making.
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  • Zillow stock tanks

    Suffers worst day since going public
    Zillow’s stock dropped more today than it ever has in a day's trading following yesterday's release of the real estate giant's third quarter earnings report.
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  • Are rent prices cooling off?

    New rental price report from Abodo shows slowing growth
    During the last year, rental prices have been reaching all-time highs, but will they slow down? A new rent price report from apartment search site Abodo says that rental rates nationwide are stabilizing.
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  • Federal Reserve proposes easing regulations for larger banks

    But not the largest banks
    The Federal Reserve this week proposed the idea of easing regulations on larger financial institutions and announced it is seeking public comment on the issue. The Fed recently proposed four new tiers of regulation for banks with more than $100 billion in assets to ease compliance requirements for banks with less risk. Banks deemed to have the lowest risk would be able to skip out on annual stress tests and reduce other requirements.
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  • Casey Crawford’s online Movement Bank takes off

    Movement Mortgage CEO's online bank venture is growing
    Back in June 2017, Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford purchased First State Bank, a Danville, Virginia-based bank, with hopes of creating an online bank. Now that’s starting to pay off. In a new interview with the Charlotte Business Journal, Crawford explains that growth for the bank is going to be a “continual process” but many changes have happened already.
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  • LendingQB integrates with Resitrader

    Users can import various data points across multiple trades with one click
    Digital loan trading exchange Resitrader, announced the integration of its fully automated trading platform with HW Tech100 winner LendingQB. The Resitrader platform provides its users with a streamlined interface that enables participants to quickly and efficiently update loan-level trade information immediately following completion of a trade, according to the company.
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