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Freddie Mac has announced that Stacey Goodman will join Freddie Mac as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer on Sept. 25, 2017
Freddie Mac has announced that Stacey Goodman will join Freddie Mac as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer on Sept. 25, 2017. Goodman brings more than 25 years of technology experience in the financial services industry to her role, where she will lead the Information Technology... Keep Reading....
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Education has announced the creation of the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) designation
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is calling on industry professionals to voice their concern over a proposal by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to accommodate borrowers with limited English proficiency by putting the borrower’s “preferred language” on the Universal Residential Loan... more
A pair of Virginia-based financial institutions, Atlantic Bay Mortgage and Virginia Community Bank, have announced plans to merge in an all-stock transaction
A pair of Virginia-based financial institutions, Atlantic Bay Mortgage and Virginia Community Bank, have announced plans to merge in an all-stock transaction.   According to a report in the Hampton Roads Business Journal, the bank’s holding company will be terminated and the new entity will be... more
Guild Mortgage has been named as one of the San Diego Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2017
Guild Mortgage saw purchase loan volume jump nearly 50 percent from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2017, resulting in record overall loan volume of $7.3 billion for the first half of 2017, up 7.1 percent from $6.8 billion in the same period of 2016.   Purchase loans reached $3.5 billion... more
If a real estate mogul can become president, why can’t a mortgage banking executive become governor of Oklahoma
If a real estate mogul can become president, why can’t a mortgage banking executive become governor of Oklahoma?   According to a Tulsa World report, Gateway Mortgage Group founder and CEO Kevin Stitt has registered a candidate committee with the aim of pursuing the Republican nomination in... more