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VA to Implement CoreLogic's Appraisal Tool for Quality Control


CoreLogic has announced that its LoanSafe Appraisal Manager product has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help ensure that real estate appraisals meet established VA requirements and standards. LoanSafe Appraisal Manager will be integrated into the VA’s WebLGY system, which manages multiple aspects of the VA’s review process when guaranteeing mortgages.Click to continue

Home Prices Rise by 5.6 Percent Annually in September

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CoreLogic has released its September CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) report. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.6 percent in September 2014 compared to September 2013. This change represents 31 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. On a month-over-month basis, home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, dropped by 0.1 percent in September 2014 compared to August 2014.Click to continue

Nearly $20 Billion in U.S. Mortgage Apps Scarred by Fraud

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CoreLogic has released its latest Mortgage Fraud Report, which found that at the end of the second quarter of 2014, the report shows a 3.2 percent year-over-year increase in fraud risk, as measured by the Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index, and estimates that applications representing approximately $3.3 billion in mortgage debt contained elements of fraud or serious misrepresentations in the second quarter of 2014.Click to continue

David Martin Named SVP of Global Head of Sales and Marketing for CoreLogic


CoreLogic has announced that David Martin, a financial services, sales and marketing veteran, has joined the company as senior vice president, Global Head of Sales and Marketing, where he will Click to continue

Cash Sales Comprise 33 Percent of Total Sales in July 2014

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Cash sales made up 32.9 percent of total home sales in July 2014, the lowest share since August 2008, and down from 35.9 percent in July 2013. Month over month, the cash sales share was mostly flat, falling only one tenth of a percentage point from June 2014, however, cash sales share comparisons should be made on a year-over-year basis due to the seasonal nature of the housing market.The year-over-year share has fallen each month since January 2013.Click to continue

Brian de Schepper to Lead MLS and Industry Development for Zillow


Zillow Inc. has announced that Brian de Schepper has joined the company as a director of MLS and industry development. de Schepper will be responsible for building and managing relationships with MLSs around the cClick to continue

CoreLogic Reports 45,000 Completed Foreclosures in August

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CoreLogic has released its August National Foreclosure Report, which provides data on completed U.S. foreclosures and foreclosure inventory, which found that there were 45,000 completed foreclosures nationally, down from 58,000 in August 2013, a year-over-year decrease of 22.2 percent.Click to continue

CoreLogic Launches Leasing Manager Solution


CoreLogic has introduced Leasing Manager from CoreLogic, a new cloud-based, online leasing solution for multi-family housing owners and managers.Click to continue