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California Signs on to $470M HSBC Settlement

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced that her state will join with two federal agencies—the U.S.

Ohio EPA Employee Ran Real Estate Biz During Working Hours

In what could be charitably defined as multitasking gone awry, an employee of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) is under investigation for running a side business that purchased distressed real estate business while he was supposed to be doing his sta

The latest housing market data finds a slight drop in mortgage credit availability and a handsome price gain for home sellers

Less Mortgage Credit, More Home Sale Price Gains

The latest housing market data finds a slight drop in mortgage credit availability and a handsome price gain for home sellers.

Does Office Vacancy Rates Support a Broncos Super Bowl Win?

One of the most prominent personalities in the history of football and in today’s commercial real estate industry has combined his twin passions for his annual Super Bowl prediction.

New Industry Data Offers Ups, Downs, Optimism and Caution

The latest industry data points to a continued decline in mortgage rates and cash sales, along with a mixed prediction of homeownership break-even timelines and a positive forecast for the commercial real estate world.

The residents of Flint, Mich., have a new problem on top of their ongoing crisis regarding the presence of lead in the local drinking water supply

Flint Water Crisis Impacts Local Home Sales

The residents of Flint, Mich., have a new problem on top of their ongoing crisis regarding the presence of lead in the local drinking water supply: Several mortgage lenders are now refusing to originate mortgages in the city unless homebuyers can prove their would-

N.J. Gov. Christie Grilled on Flood Mitigation Funding

Six Democratic members of New Jersey’s delegation to the U.S.

Two rival mortgage companies are taking to the airwaves with commercials that will be broadcast during Sunday’s Super Bowl

Mortgage Firms Take Different Approaches to Super Bowl Ads

Two rival mortgage companies are taking to the airwaves with commercials that will be broadcast during Sunday’s Super Bowl. However, one is reaching out to a national audience while the other is concentrating on selected metro markets.

NAMB—The Association of Mortgage Professionals has commended Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to push toward easing the fear in originating loans

NAMB Applauds Freddie/Fannie Repurchase Arbitration

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has awarded Cathy Pharis, managing director and head of the FHA Platform for Wells Fargo Multifamily Captial (WFMC), Wells Fargo Bank, with the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Distinguished Service Award

MBA Honors Cathy Pharis with 2016 CREF Distinguished Service Award

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