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  • A builder breakdown

    There’s a building hope of an imminent resurgence in home construction across the nation.The Standard & Poor’s homebuilder index is up more than 50% from its...
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  • Housing inventory continues to drop

    The recent uptick in foreclosures is not yet translating to more houses on the market. The total number of homes for sale is down 21% in October, year-on-year, according to the latest RE/MAX national housing report. The number dropped for 16 straight months. The real estate agent franchise added that the month supply of properties is slightly down, to an average of 7.7 months to clear market inventory. Six months on market denotes more balance between supply and demand. The months supply peaked a nearly 11 months in December 2010, by way of comparison.
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  • The Future of the Loan Origination System

    One of the benefits of having reported on this space for so many years is that, over time, I have come to know who knows what they're talking about and who just likes to hear themselves talk. Believe me, I've been accused of being in both camps in the past and most folks have a very difficult time figuring out who is in which. It gets even more difficult when the topic of conversation is highly technical or specialized. I find it rather like a game.
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  • Meredith Whitney lays down the law

    HW readers, don't miss this -- perhaps the most insightful discussion of the state of the U.S. banking sector I've ever seen. Meredith Whitney, like me, sees most of the banking gains this quarter as being driven less by economic fundamentals and more by accounting artifacts. You're welcome.
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  • eLynx Expands Document Services in Portland

    Cincinnati-based digital document services provider eLynx opened a second print/mail center in Beaverton, Ore., outside Portland. The firm, a subsidiary of American Capital [stock ACAS][/stock], began its presence in the region when it acquired SwiftView in 2006. As more lenders move toward electronic document delivery, the demand for eLynx services has increased.
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  • Lender Processing Services Adds E-Sign to Digital Software

    Lender Processing Services’ [stock LPS][/stock] Real Estate Group integrated the electronic signature platform created by Seattle-based DocuSign into its DocCentral document management software. The new functionality eliminates the need for faxes, regular mail, traditional paper documents and reduces courier service costs in an ever-increasing paperless mortgage origination environment.
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  • AllRegs Releases Mortgage Policy Templates

    AllRegs, an information provider for the mortgage industry, released its pre-written policy and procedure manual templates to help businesses align quality control practices in origination. The templates cover quality control policies from anti-predatory lending practices to identity theft plans. A one-time purchase delivers the templates as a customizable Microsoft Word document. Corporations can add logos, brands and their own policy and procedures, according to a corporate release.
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