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Mortgage rates were mostly down this week, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS)
Mortgage rates were mostly down this week, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS).   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.88 percent for the week ending Oct. 19, down from last week when it averaged 3.91 percent. The 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.19... Keep Reading....
Optimism among current and potential homeowners in the housing market continues to be solid, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Q3 Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey
Optimism among current and potential homeowners in the housing market continues to be solid, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Q3 Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey.   The new HOME Survey found 80 percent of respondent homeowners stating this is a good... more
Altisource Portfolio Solutions has issued the results of its inaugural Default Servicing Survey, a survey of over 200 mortgage default servicing professionals
Altisource Portfolio Solutions has issued the results of its inaugural Default Servicing Survey, a survey of over 200 mortgage default servicing professionals. According to the study, nearly three-quarters (71 percent) of servicing professionals surveyed predicted FHA/VA loan volumes would increase... more
How should Human Resources strategies relate to today’s challenges for financial services companies
Question: How should Human Resources strategies relate to today’s challenges for financial services companies?  Answer Over the past 10 years of recovering from the financial crisis, companies still face challenges that can be supported with their HR policies and strategies. One of the challenges... more
Julian Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the second term of the Obama Administration, continued to maintain a high profile by launching a sharp attack at Dr. Tom Price
Julian Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the second term of the Obama Administration, continued to maintain a high profile by launching a sharp attack at Dr. Tom Price, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, after news reports that the cabinet secretary was... more