Mortage News

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is calling on a pair of reality television stars to help regain a share of the mortgage market
The Property Brothers to Promote Chase Mortgage Business
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is calling on a pair of reality television stars to help regain a share of the mortgage market.   According to a Reuters report, the lender will debut new television advertisements later this month featuring Drew... Read more
Kirk Bockoven has joined The StoneHill Group as director of outsourcing operations where he will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s operational processes remain within the budgets and timelines
Kirk Bockoven Joins The StoneHill Group as Outsourcing Director
Kirk Bockoven has joined The StoneHill Group as director of outsourcing operations where he will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s operational processes remain within the budgets and timelines of its outsourcing clients. All... Read more
Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) has announced that it has completed an integration between its secondary marketing solution and PCLender’s loan origination system (LOS)
PCLender and MCT Integrate Solutions and Services
Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) has announced that it has completed an integration between its secondary marketing solution and PCLender’s loan origination system (LOS), an integration that will seamlessly transmit hedge pipeline data,... Read more
Carrington Real Estate Services LLC has announced two new additions
Carrington Real Estate Services Adds Two New Assistant VPs
Carrington Real Estate Services LLC has announced two new additions, Lisa Harris as area assistant vice president and manager to lead and continue to grow Carrington Real Estate Services’ market share and team of real estate professionals... Read more
The co-author of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 defended his legislation by warning that popular opinion would go against any effort to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Barney Frank: Eliminating CFPB Will be “Very Unpopular”
The co-author of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 defended his legislation by warning that popular opinion would go against any effort to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).   According to a report in The Hill, former Rep... Read more
U.S. institutional investors plan to reduce their new capital commitments to real estate by an average of 19 percent this year
Institutional Investors Plan to Pull Back From Real Estate in 2017
U.S. institutional investors plan to reduce their new capital commitments to real estate by an average of 19 percent this year, according to an annual investor survey conducted by Institutional Real Estate Inc. and Kingsley Associates.  ... Read more
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes took a dip
Builder Confidence Down From Record High
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes took a dip, falling three points to a level of 68 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after reaching a 12-year high... Read more
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RE/MAX: Home Sales Up 6.6 Percent
Home sales in March saw a 6.6 percent higher year-over-year, according to new data from RE/MAX. Of the 53 metro areas tracked by the company last month, 38 experienced an increase in sales year-over-year, with 16 experiencing double-digit... Read more
Home prices the nation’s major metros have increased out of the reach of many working Americans, according to a new data analysis by Trulia
New Research Details the Evaporation of Housing Affordability
Home prices the nation’s major metros have increased out of the reach of many working Americans, according to a new data analysis by Trulia.   “Nationally, the typical American worker makes $37,040 annually (national median income) while... Read more
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 14,558 foreclosure prevention actions in January, according to new data released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
FHFA Releases New GSE Foreclosure Data
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 14,558 foreclosure prevention actions in January, according to new data released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).   During the first months of the year, the government-sponsored enterprises... Read more