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Home price appreciation is slowing markedly, and a survey of members of the National Association of Realtors shows they generally expect home prices to increase in all states and the District of Columbia over the next 12 months, with most of the heavy growth in Florida, Texas, and California, among other states.
It doesn't get much publicity compared with other home mortgage issues, but it appears to be a persistent problem: Lenders and mortgage insurers allegedly delay or deny loan applications when a borrower is pregnant or heading for maternity leave.
CoreLogic (CLGX) has completed a preliminary estimate of the worst-case residential damage that could be caused by Hurricane Arthur if it continues on its current track.
Jamie Dimon, whose eight years atop JPMorgan Chase have made him one of Wall Street’s most powerful leaders, said he will start treatment for throat cancer, raising new questions about succession plans at the biggest U.S. bank.
By now, long term care project owners are very aware of the advantages of HUD-insured financing. However, HUD's program policies continue to challenge some providers who own and/or operate multiple facilities.
Popular Inc., Puerto Rico’s largest bank began its exit from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as the Department of the Treasury announced that it had accepted final repayment of $946 million
U.S. regulators on Tuesday urged banks to work with clients to avoid defaults on hundreds of billions of dollars of home equity lines of credit taken out during the housing bubble that will come due in the next several years.
Should President Obama end up being sued by House Republicans over his recess appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and National Labor Relations Board in 2012 - actions that were recently ruled "invalid" by the U.S. Supreme Court - it could result in subsequent challenges to the actions that Richard Cordray, director of the CFPB, took during the period he was unofficially at the helm of the consumer watchdog group - including the enactment and implementation of the CFPB's new mortgage origination and servicing rules.
Ginnie Mae is paying particular attention to non-bank servicers due to the same concerns an inspector general has raised about servicing transfers involving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans.
Imagine if a bank that wrongfully foreclosed on hundreds of homeowners couldn't issue mortgages for a year.
In early 2012, the REO-to-rental business model was projected to be a $100 billion industry. These investors provided a significant boost to housing demand in 2012 and 2013, but the activity of these funds abruptly stopped in 2014 because prices became too high to meet their return thresholds.
Amid ongoing investigations of employee discrimination, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has also come under fire for “outrageous” costs associated with the renovation of its rented headquarters.
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