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Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon nominated by President-Elect Trump to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
A former high-ranking Obama Administration housing policy official has come out against the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), claiming that the choice of Dr. Carson is... Read more
More than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts face significant risks hurricane storm damage that could, in a worst case scenario, result in more than $1.5 trillion in total reconstruction costs
When it came to wind speed, Nashville snagged the title of the windiest city in 2016, according to new data from CoreLogic.   In its Windy City Index, an annual analysis of wind-related events, Nashville topped the list of major metro... Read more
BB&T Corp. will pay $83 million to settle charges that violated the False Claims Act in its handling of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that Moody’s will pay $864 million to settle charges related to problematic credit ratings on residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and collateralized debt obligations (CDO) in the seven... Read more
November 2016 saw a total of approximately 107,000 total loan modifications, short sales, deeds in lieu and workout plans compared to an estimated 21,500 foreclosure sales, according to new data from HOPE NOW.
November 2016 saw a total of approximately 107,000 total loan modifications, short sales, deeds in lieu and workout plans compared to an estimated 21,500 foreclosure sales, according to new data from HOPE NOW. Included in that total... Read more
Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon nominated by President-Elect Trump to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Three more industry trade groups have voiced their support for the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In the aftermath of Dr. Carson’s testimony before the U.S. Senate... Read more
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has become the latest trade organization to support the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has become the latest trade organization to support the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). “Dr. Carson has... Read more
A southern Oregon real estate company is looking to mix two lucrative pursuits, commercial real estate and commercialized marijuana production, into a new business model
A southern Oregon real estate company is looking to mix two lucrative pursuits, commercial real estate and commercialized marijuana production, into a new business model. According to a Daily Journal of Commerce report, the start-up Grow... Read more
Affluent smaller cities in suburban markets tend have the lowest crime rates in the nation, according to new data from NeighborhoodScout
Affluent smaller cities in suburban markets tend have the lowest crime rates in the nation, according to new data from NeighborhoodScout, a provider of location-based analytics for real estate investors, mortgage professionals and... Read more
Nearly half of all homebuyers are buying a home for the first time, according to the newly released Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends. However, financing a first-time home purchase continues to be a challenge
Nearly half of all homebuyers are buying a home for the first time, according to the newly released Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends. However, financing a first-time home purchase continues to be a challenge. Zillow... Read more
Digital Risk's Co-Founder and Managing Director Jeffrey C. Taylor was among those sworn in to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2017 Board of Directors. Digital Risk, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., is a provider of technology... Read more

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