Items Tagged with 'Chris Whalen'

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  • What the Ocwen agreement means for Ocwen and beyond

    Q&A with KBRA’s Christopher Whalen
    The announcement that Ocwen Financial is admitting to wrongdoing and paying $150 million rocked the mortgage finance and servicing space. KBRA's Chris Whalen weighs in on what it means going forward for Ocwen and the mortgage industry.
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  • From HW Magazine

    The mortgage servicing Three Bears

    Not too big, not too small; midsize is just right
    It’s almost a weekly news spectacle to see how the nation’s banking institutions have continued to adjust to the last-minute shifts on their balance sheets. It’s safe to say that 2013 was the year of preparation for all banks and mortgage servicers to adjust to the new regulations that officially start Jan. 1, 2014. But how will today’s banks and mortgage servicers thrive in this new regulatory environment?
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  • From HW Magazine

    What I really think about the FHA

    Answering the critics with attainable goals
    As Chris Whalen is a friend, I won’t dwell on his misrepresentations of facts such as stating I have criticized increased GSE fees (I have not)...
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  • The BofA-GSE settlement: Were we robbed, or not?

    The year started with a big surprise — the Jan. 3 announcement that Bank of America [stock BAC][/stock] had reached an agreement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on "substantially" all currently outstanding repurchase requests on loans sold by Countrywide to the government-sponsored enterprises.
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  • More Advice for the Fed

    While the residential mortgage markets worry about what happens when Fed concludes its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) buy program at the end of next month, everyone else appears to be miles ahead, worrying about what the Fed Reserve is going to do with its heap-o MBS.
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