Mortage News

Churchill Mortgage has announced the addition of 25 new employees to its branches in Michigan, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Minnesota
Churchill Mortgage Adds 25 Across Five States
Churchill Mortgage has announced the addition of 25 new employees to its branches in Michigan, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Minnesota.   In Brentwood, Tenn., Churchill adds 11 employees, including LaRon Moore, who brings more than 20... Read more
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Clingman and his family recently celebrated Thanksgiving in their newly renovated and fully furnished custom home, provided by the Carrington Charitable Foundation (CCF) and its signature program, Carrington House
Carrington Charitable Foundation Welcomes U.S. Army Staff Sergeant to New Adaptive Home
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Clingman and his family recently celebrated Thanksgiving in their newly renovated and fully furnished custom home, provided by the Carrington Charitable Foundation (CCF) and its signature program, Carrington... Read more
Silver Hill Funding LLC has introduced its new 1-4 Plex Program for residential multifamily loans from $100,000 to $2 million
Silver Hill Launches New Program for One- to Four-Unit Residential Properties
Silver Hill Funding LLC has introduced its new 1-4 Plex Program for residential multifamily loans from $100,000 to $2 million.   Mortgage originators can use Silver Hill’s 1-4 Plex Program to transact on the duplex, condo, and other multi-... Read more
Secure Insight has announced the results of their latest title and settlement industry survey
Secure Insight Polls Mortgage Professionals on Data Security
Secure Insight has announced the results of their latest title and settlement industry survey. In a survey conducted of settlement professionals and mortgage industry executives nationwide, the responses were informative.   ►In response to... Read more
Jonathan Kearns, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions at eSignSystems, a division of DocMagic, has been appointed to the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Residential Standards Governance Committee
DocMagic’s Jonathan Kearns Appointed to MISMO Committee
Jonathan Kearns, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions at eSignSystems, a division of DocMagic, has been appointed to the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Residential Standards Governance Committee.  ... Read more
After three months of declining activity, pending home sales took an upswing in October, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Pending Home Sales on the Rise
After three months of declining activity, pending home sales took an upswing in October, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).   The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) was up 3.5 percent to 109.3 in October from a... Read more
Redfin Mortgage LLC, the lending subsidiary of the real estate brokerage Redfin Corp., is now offering home loans in the District of Columbia
Redfin Tests Concierge-Style Home-Selling Service
The real estate brokerage Redfin has begun a pilot trial of its new Redfin Concierge Service in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.   According to the company, the new service combines the current in-person service and custom online marketing... Read more
Rising rents are creating new difficulty for those hoping to move into homeownership, according to new data from Zillow
Rising Rents Eat Away at Tenants’ Income
Rising rents are creating new difficulty for those hoping to move into homeownership, according to new data from Zillow.   In its latest study, Zillow determined that rent hikes are costing the typical renter $2,000 per year. The median U.... Read more
Potential homeowners were paying more attention to the Thanksgiving holiday than to home loans, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Nov. 24
Mortgage Applications Down During Thanksgiving Week
Potential homeowners were paying more attention to the Thanksgiving holiday than to home loans, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Nov. 24.   The Market... Read more
Mick Mulvaney further asserted his role as Acting Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by taking control of the Twitter channel associated with that position
Mulvaney Takes to Twitter @CFPBDirector
Mick Mulvaney further asserted his role as Acting Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by taking control of the Twitter channel associated with that position.   In his first tweet this afternoon on the Twitter handle... Read more