Settlement

There were 30,000 permanent loan modifications completed in February
There were 30,000 permanent loan modifications completed in February, up from 29,000 in January, according to new data from HOPE NOW. Within the total number of modifications, an estimated 20,000 were through proprietary programs and 9,445 were completed via HAMP.   During February, there were... Keep Reading....
There was an October surprise in the housing market: ATTOM Data Solutions reports there was a total of 105,481 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings last month
There was an October surprise in the housing market: ATTOM Data Solutions reports there was a total of 105,481 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings last month, up 27 percent from the previous month. And while this was greatest monthly increase since August 2007, it should be noted that... more
The U.S. foreclosure inventory recorded a significant 31.1 percent year-over-year plummet in September, according to new data from CoreLogic
The U.S. foreclosure inventory recorded a significant 31.1 percent year-over-year plummet in September, according to new data from CoreLogic. Completed foreclosures in September were down seven percent year-over-year, from 39,000 to 36,000. The national foreclosure inventory included approximately... more
Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA recently polled 100 mortgage servicing professionals in attendance at the Five Star Conference and Expo in Dallas
Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA recently polled 100 mortgage servicing professionals in attendance at the Five Star Conference and Expo in Dallas. The poll found that participants are optimistic that continued low interest rates will encourage homebuying (44 percent) and new financing options... more
The contentious race to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat in California has taken a new turn as candidate Rep. Loretta Sanchez accused her rival, state Attorney General Kamala Harris, of bungling the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement
The contentious race to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat in California has taken a new turn as candidate Rep. Loretta Sanchez accused her rival, state Attorney General Kamala Harris, of bungling the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Sanchez’s... more