Mortage News

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to consider litigation brought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders
Supreme Court Declines to Hear GSE Investors’ Case
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to consider litigation brought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders that accused the government of overstepping its authority when redirecting the government-sponsored enterprises’ profits to the... Read more
The supply of new hotel rooms entering the U.S. lodging markets will peak this year, according to new data from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research
Hotel Room Supply Numbers Forecast to Peak in 2018
The supply of new hotel rooms entering the U.S. lodging markets will peak this year, according to new data from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research, which is forecasting the net addition of approximately 101,000 rooms, a two percent over the... Read more
Credit Plus has announced that it has integrated with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the mortgage process to mobile devices
Credit Plus Integrates With SimpleNexus
Credit Plus has announced that it has integrated with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the mortgage process to mobile devices.   The integration enables Mortgage Loan Originators to obtain credit reports from Credit Plus through... Read more
Ellie Mae has announced that Carina Cortez has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Carina Cortez Joins Ellie Mae as EVP of HR
Ellie Mae has announced that Carina Cortez has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for leading the company’s human resources organization with a focus on attracting and retaining top talent,... Read more
The 35th Emerald Anniversary Regional Conference of MBAs, at Harrah’s Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ, is offering a great program to celebrate 35 years
Why Attend the 35th Annual Regional Conference Of MBAs?
If you are concerned that your competitors will be at the 35th Annual Regional Conference Of MBAs, you are correct. While that is one good reason not to miss this important event, there are many others as well. Yes, it is a great deal, and... Read more
HomeBridge Financial Services has announced the promotion of Jamie Zeitz to the newly created position of Renovation Producing Area Sales Manager for the Southeast Region
HomeBridge Promotes Jamie Zeitz to Renovation Producing Area Sales Manager
HomeBridge Financial Services has announced the promotion of Jamie Zeitz to the newly created position of Renovation Producing Area Sales Manager for the Southeast Region. In his new role, Zeitz will focus on further expanding HomeBridge’s... Read more
The increased use of alternatives to traditional residential property appraisals has the potential to dilute the credit quality of new residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) unless certain risks are mitigated
Moody’s Warns Appraisal Alternatives Create RMBS Risks
The increased use of alternatives to traditional residential property appraisals has the potential to dilute the credit quality of new residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) unless certain risks are mitigated, according to a new... Read more
Few people are seeking out home loans, according to Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
Mortgage Applications on the Decline
Few people are seeking out home loans, according to Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 16.   The Market Composite Index dropped by 6.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis and by 3... Read more
Inlanta Mortgage has expanded in Missouri, naming Neil C. Volkmann Manager of the company’s new branch
Inlanta Expands in Missouri, Welcomes Neil Volkmann
Inlanta Mortgage has expanded in Missouri, naming Neil C. Volkmann Manager of the company’s new branch. Volkmann will serve as Senior Loan Officer and Branch Manager, having personally originated, managed, and/or directed mortgage... Read more
The New York State housing market started 2018 with 8,698 closed sales
NYS Housing Sales Down in January
The New York State housing market started 2018 with 8,698 closed sales, according to new data from the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR). However, the total sales were 2.7 percent below the record-setting January 2017 total of... Read more