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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced a settlement with Nationstar Mortgage LLC over charges that the company violated the Massachusetts Act to Prevent Unnecessary Foreclosure by failing to help homeowners in the state avoid foreclosur
Massachusetts in Servicing Settlement With Nationstar
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced a settlement with Nationstar Mortgage LLC over charges that the company violated the Massachusetts Act to Prevent Unnecessary Foreclosure by failing to help homeowners in the state... Read more
The latest data from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices reaffirmed what has become the obvious news story of the mortgage industry: home prices are still rising
Home Prices Are Up Again
The latest data from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices reaffirmed what has become the obvious news story of the mortgage industry: home prices are still rising.   The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA... Read more
Two corporate giants in the financial services industry and the nation’s largest e-commerce company have teamed up to announce a new healthcare services initiative
Buffett, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon Team on Healthcare Endeavor
Two corporate giants in the financial services industry and the nation’s largest e-commerce company have teamed up to announce a new healthcare services initiative.   According to a Bloomberg report, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway,... Read more
Real house prices in November increased 0.5 percent from October and increased five percent year-over-year
Real House Prices on the Rise
Real house prices in November increased 0.5 percent from October and increased five percent year-over-year, according to data from First American Financial Corp. Unadjusted house prices increased by six percent in November on a year-over-... Read more
The 2018 New England Mortgage Expo recently wrapped up at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn.
New England Mortgage Expo Arms Attendees With a Day of Education and Networking
The 2018 New England Mortgage Expo recently wrapped up at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The event brought together the New England area’s top lenders and speakers for a day of networking, speaker sessions and education.   Kicking things... Read more
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting a new review of its manufactured housing rules
HUD Takes New Look at Manufactured Housing Rules
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting a new review of its manufactured housing rules, focusing on identifying regulations that the department said “may be ineffective, overly burdensome, or excessively costly... Read more
The one-time Central Texas ranch that served as the vacation home of President Lyndon B. Johnson is listed for sale at $2.8 million
LBJ Vacation Ranch for Sale at $2.8M
The one-time Central Texas ranch that served as the vacation home of President Lyndon B. Johnson is listed for sale at $2.8 million.   According to Realtor.com, the 140-acre property includes a 3,980-square-foot main house, an 1,100-square... Read more
Home prices reached yet another record high in November by averaging at $238,000, according to new data from Black Knight Inc.
Home Prices Peak Again
Home prices reached yet another record high in November by averaging at $238,000, according to new data from Black Knight Inc.   November’s record price was up 0.27 percent from October and up 6.44 percent year-over-year. November also... Read more
Ocwen Financial Corporation will join the NAACP to host a borrower outreach event in Houston for homeowners who are having difficulty making their mortgage payments or experiencing a hardship due to Hurricane Harvey
Ocwen to Join NAACP for Homeowner Relief Event in Houston
Ocwen Financial Corporation will join the NAACP to host a borrower outreach event in Houston for homeowners who are having difficulty making their mortgage payments or experiencing a hardship due to Hurricane Harvey. The event, which is... Read more
Richard Cordray, who rarely acknowledged criticism of his leadership skills when he was Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), launched into an epic Twitter rant
Cordray Excoriates Mulvaney in Twitter Rant
Richard Cordray, who rarely acknowledged criticism of his leadership skills when he was Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), launched into an epic Twitter rant against the contents of a memo sent by Mick Mulvaney,... Read more