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  • MBA Secondary: FHA, Ginnie Mae, VA and USDA leaders outline policy updates

    Discuss VA churn, DACA eligibility, upgraded technology and more
    The leaders of the FHA, VA, USDA and Ginnie Mae who spoke on the government lending update panel at the MBA Secondary Conference on Tuesday are well aware that lenders and investors find working with their agencies discouragingly hard. Their session reflected the work they’re doing to change that experience, and outlined important policy revisions.
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  • MBA Servicing: What does the future of mortgage servicing look like?

    Panel calls for more innovation in servicing
    Leaders from the FHFA, USDA and VA took the stage at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Servicing conference Tuesday to talk about the future of mortgage servicing. So what does that future look like? More M&A, more tech investment and, if you’ve got a really long lens, more standardization.
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  • Ross Mortgage debuts 4 new specialty loans

    Construction loans, doctor loans, manufactured home loans and VA renovation loans
    Ross Mortgage Corporation is adding four specialty loans to its suite of lending services: one-time close construction loans, doctor loans, manufactured home loans and VA renovation loans.
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  • MBA: Mortgage applications fall again

    Refi share of activity sees increase
    Mortgage applications continue to fall, dropping 0.1% from the previous week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 31, 2018.
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  • Mortgage applications return to decreasing trend

    Refinance index fall 3%
    After a week of positive numbers, mortgage applications returned to their decreasing trend, falling 1.7% from the previous week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 24, 2018.
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  • Mortgage applications see 4.2% boost

    Refinance index sees slight increase
    Mortgage applications took a turn for the better this week, reversing course and increasing 4.2% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 17, 2018.
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  • USDA slashing mortgage fees

    Announces cuts to upfront guarantee fee and annual fee
    Borrowers who use the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service to get a mortgage could soon pay significantly less for their loan, as the USDA announced that it is about to cut its loan fees for lenders who use the Single Family Housing Loan Guarantee Program. Here are all the details.
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