Mortage News

ProxyPics, a new mobile app available for both iOS and Android devices, has been launched that allows anyone to request on-demand photos of properties, anywhere, quickly and affordably
ProxyPics App Launched for Real-Time, On-Demand Property Pics
ProxyPics, a new mobile app available for both iOS and Android devices, has been launched that allows anyone to request on-demand photos of properties, anywhere, quickly and affordably. With the ProxyPics new app, anyone with a mobile... Read more
One of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut is not interested in openly publicizing the availability of residential properties
Town Enacts Temporary Ban on “For Sale” Signs
One of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut is not interested in openly publicizing the availability of residential properties.   According to a Stamford Advocate report, the New Canaan Board of Realtors and the New Canaan Multiple... Read more
While Mick Mulvaney, the Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is considering whether to take down the agency’s online database of consumer complaints against financial services companies, a former Ohio Attorney General is pr
Are More Changes Coming to the CFPB?
Two new reports are highlighting another round of changes impacting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). According to a Bloomberg report, CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney told a press conference yesterday that President... Read more
Since no one in Washington is talking up the concept of ending the conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs)
FHFA Proposes Post-Conservatorship Capital Buffers for GSEs
Since no one in Washington is talking up the concept of ending the conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has stepped into that void with proposals on capital buffer... Read more
A new study by Zillow has found that vacation home markets have yet to recover the full value that they lost following the 2008 economic meltdown
Vacation Home Markets Struggle to Regain Value
A new study by Zillow has found that vacation home markets have yet to recover the full value that they lost following the 2008 economic meltdown.   On average, vacation home markets saw a greater spike in values during the housing bubble... Read more
Mortgage application activity resumed its downward direction in a survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) for the week ending June 8
Fewer Mortgage Applications Last Week
Mortgage application activity resumed its downward direction in a survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) for the week ending June 8.   The Market Composite Index fell by 1.5 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week... Read more
Motto Franchising LLC is on a mission to end hunger in America, one bag of food at a time
Motto Mortgage Joins the Fight to End Hunger
Motto Franchising LLC is on a mission to end hunger in America, one bag of food at a time. The franchisor of Motto Mortgage has announced a program that aims to do just that, “Mission Against Hunger.”   “Mission Against Hunger is about... Read more
Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson LLP (AGMB) has announced that Neil B. Garfinkel, the firm’s Managing Partner and the Partner in Charge of its Real Estate and Banking Practices, has been appointed to the New York State Real Estate Board by Governor Andre
Neil Garfinkel Appointed a Member of the NYS Real Estate Board
Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson LLP (AGMB) has announced that Neil B. Garfinkel, the firm’s Managing Partner and the Partner in Charge of its Real Estate and Banking Practices, has been appointed to the New York State Real Estate Board... Read more
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that it has hired Nick Volpe as Chief Strategy Officer
ARMCO Adds Nick Volpe as Chief Strategy Officer
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that it has hired Nick Volpe as Chief Strategy Officer, where he will be charged with expanding the adoption of ACES Audit Technology across financial enterprises and shepherding new solutions to... Read more
LERETA LLC has promoted Susan M. Portnoy to Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations
LERETA Promotes Susan Portnoy to SVP
LERETA LLC has promoted Susan M. Portnoy to Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations.   In this new role, Portnoy will help LERETA continue is efforts to improve tax servicing. She will oversee LERETA’s new product development... Read more