Residential

The Big Apple has become increasingly tastier for Russians in search of U.S. real estate
The Big Apple has become increasingly tastier for Russians in search of U.S. real estate, according to new data released by the residential start-up TripleMint.   In tracking inquiries from prospective international buyers searching the TripleMint Web site for New York residential property, the... Keep Reading....
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has made changes to the way in which FHA Streamline Refinance loans are displayed in the Neighborhood Watch Early Warning System (Neighborhood Watch). According to the FHA,... more
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has finalized regulations that require non-bank residential mortgage lenders and originators to establish anti-money laundering (AML) programs and file suspicious activity reports (SARs), as FinCEN requires of other types of financial institutions... more
HOPE NOW has released its final 2011 loan modification data, which shows that an estimated 1.05 million homeowners received permanent, affordable loan modifications from mortgage servicers in 2011. The reported data for December shows that, for the 2011 calendar year, mortgage servicers completed... more
LendingQB and FirstClose Title have announced a partnership that combines instant "cash to close" quotes with real-time automated underwriting and loan pricing all within a unified loan origination platform. The integration enables mortgage lenders to reduce closing costs for borrowers and... more