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  • Ocwen’s $360 million acquisition of PHH to close in days

    Deal gets thumbs-up from regulators, but NYDFS has some conditions
    Ocwen Financial’s $360 million acquisition of PHH Corp. is set to close within the next two weeks after approvals are received from all relevant regulatory agencies and governmental entities, the companies announced Friday morning. But the companies didn’t skate through the approval process totally unscathed. Finalizing the deal comes with some conditions from the New York Department of Financial Services, which has long been a thorn in Ocwen’s side.
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  • PHH, Realogy agree to pay $17 million to settle lawsuit over alleged kickbacks

    Class action suit accused companies of title kickbacks involving joint venture
    PHH Corp. and Realogy Holdings will pay $17 million as part of a class action settlement over alleged kickbacks involving a former joint mortgage venture between the two companies. The lawsuit, which was originally filed in 2015, accused the companies of violating the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act by “improperly paying and receiving kickbacks, referral fees, or other things of value in connection with the referral of title insurance and other settlement services.”
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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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  • Ocwen buying PHH for $360 million in cash

    Deal comes after years of business hiccups for both companies
    In a deal that seemingly comes out of nowhere, Ocwen Financial announced Tuesday afternoon that it is buying PHH Corp. for $360 million in cash. The deal comes after years of turmoil for both companies that led to significant shifts in each companies' business. Click the headline for the full details of the deal.
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  • LenderLive officially takes over PHH private-label mortgage operations

    PHH's business shift continues
    Earlier this year, LenderLive Network announced that it would be taking over PHH Mortgage Corporation’s private-label fulfillment operations in Jacksonville, Florida. That transition is now complete. According to LenderLive, the company is now processing, underwriting and closing loans on an outsourced basis for PHH fulfillment clients served out of the Jacksonville facility.
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  • PHH shakes up senior leadership, CEO Glen Messina departing

    Chief Financial Officer Robert Crowl tabbed as replacement
    Over the last few years, it’s been a two-pronged battle for PHH Corp. On one side, the company is locked in a legal war with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. On the other side, PHH’s business has undergone dramatic shifts. One of the few constants during this time of transition has been the company’s CEO, Glen Messina. But that’s not the case anymore.
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  • PHH fined $28 million by NYDFS for "shoddy" mortgage servicing

    Lender's actions echo several crisis-era practices
    The New York Department of Financial Services announced Wednesday that it is fining PHH $28 million for what it calls “shoddy mortgage origination and servicing practices.” In announcing the fine, the NYDFS provided a list of the violations that PHH committed, and it reads like a laundry list of some of the same practices that gave the mortgage business a bad name before, during and after the financial crisis.
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  • PHH Home Loans promotes Kevin McGarrity to Northeastern regional executive

    Previously served as regional vice president
    PHH Home Loans, a joint venture between PHH Mortgage and Realogy Holdings Corp, announced that the company promoted Kevin McGarrity into the role of regional executive for the Northeastern region. McGarrity most recently served as regional vice president of PHH Home Loans for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York.
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  • PHH Home Loans adds Steve Majerus as western regional executive

    Brings 20 years of experience to new role
    In this role, Majerus will be responsible for the production, profitability and overall performance for the western region, which covers more than 250 employees in California and Utah across five brands: Princeton Capital, First Capital, Mortgage California, Axiom Financial and Rocky Mountain Mortgage.
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