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In response to the ongoing California wildfires, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) stated it would speed up its federal disaster assistance
HUD Responds to California Wildfires
In response to the ongoing California wildfires, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) stated it would speed up its federal disaster assistance to the state and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters... Read more
Mortgage rates were mostly in a holding pattern in Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS)
Mortgage Rates Hold Steady
Mortgage rates were mostly in a holding pattern in Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS).   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.94 percent for the week ending Nov. 15, unchanged from last week. The 15-year... Read more
LenderSelect Mortgage Group has announced that Susan Singleton has joined the company as Regional Vice President for South Carolina and Georgia
RVP Susan Singleton Joins LenderSelect Mortgage Group
LenderSelect Mortgage Group has announced that Susan Singleton has joined the company as Regional Vice President for South Carolina and Georgia. Susan has more than 20 years of combined banking/mortgage experience, and is dedicated to... Read more
Sun West Mortgage Company has expanded their distributed retail division with the launch of a new d/b/a, Mortgage Possible
Sun West Launches Mortgage Possible Nationally
Sun West Mortgage Company has expanded their distributed retail division with the launch of a new d/b/a, Mortgage Possible. Eddie Brown has been named Managing Director of National Production for Mortgage Possible. Currently located in... Read more
Homeowners in North Carolina and Texas have learned the same bitter lesson that most natural disaster victims must face sooner or later
Ocwen Reaches Out to Help Homeowners Victimized by Hurricanes in North Carolina and Texas
Homeowners in North Carolina and Texas have learned the same bitter lesson that most natural disaster victims must face sooner or later. Months and years after the initial shock, their stories are long gone from media attention and public... Read more
The Detroit school board voted 6-1 to rename a public high school named in honor of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson
Movement Started to Remove Carson’s Name From School
The Detroit school board voted 6-1 to rename a public high school named in honor of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson.   Detroit’s Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine is one of four buildings... Read more
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is previewing her expected chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee by insisting that there will be no further deregulation of the financial services industry while she holds the committee’s reins
Waters Vows to Halt Deregulation
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is previewing her expected chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee by insisting that there will be no further deregulation of the financial services industry while she holds the committee’s reins... Read more
A coalition of more than 20 financial and real estate trade organizations called on the U.S. Senate to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Trade Groups Press for Kraninger Confirmation
A coalition of more than 20 financial and real estate trade organizations called on the U.S. Senate to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Kraninger was confirmed by the... Read more
If climate change continues at its current pace, approximately 386,000 U.S. homes in coastal metro areas are likely to be at risk of regular flooding by 2050, according to a report issued by Zillow and Climate Central
Report Predicts Climate Change Impact on Coastal Housing
If climate change continues at its current pace, approximately 386,000 U.S. homes in coastal metro areas are likely to be at risk of regular flooding by 2050, according to a report issued by Zillow and Climate Central.   The report also... Read more
Gateway Mortgage Group has introduced Downpayment Protection, designed to help its customers who may be forced to sell their homes in a difficult market environment
Gateway Debuts Downpayment Protection Program
Gateway Mortgage Group has introduced Downpayment Protection, designed to help its customers who may be forced to sell their homes in a difficult market environment.   According to the Jenks, Okla.-based company, the new program, offered... Read more