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NEW HARP-Mania: Catch the Wave or Let it Pass?; BofA Introduces 'Mortgage to Lease'
NEW FDIC to Define "Subprime"; Timeshare Fraud; Title Insurance Numbers; More Lender Updates
NEW FHA's Premium Increase Less than 3 Weeks Away; Lender and Investor Updates;
NEW Agency Gossip; HARP Chatter from Lenders and MI Companies;
NEW HARP 2.0 Chatter; Agencies Say No to Private Transfer Fees; The CFPB & Privacy
NEW Thoughts on Home Ownership and the FHFA REO Program; Few Argue US Economy Picking Up Some
NEW Done Stressing Over Stress Tests; Eight Most Common Underwriting Mistakes; SEC and Thornburg
NEW Acquisitions In the News; Reps and Warrants Matter; Mortgage Employment -3200 in January
NEW A Legal Take on Fannie-BofA; RESPA in the Supreme Court; Freddie's Performance
NEW PRA(P) for Servicers; Investors, Lender, and MI updates
NEW Theory on MIP Dates; The MBA and QM; Chatter on Compare Ratios and BoA/Fannie
NEW Remember "Tangible Net Benefit"? Nationstar's IPO; Fannie Update
NEW FHA Collections and Date Restrictions Put Damper on Streamline News
NEW Servicers Matter for Compare Ratios; How will the FHA Insurance Premium Change Impact Production?
NEW Investor, Agency, Lender, and MI Updates
NEW Aurora Bales and Sails; Wells Fargo Expands Globally
NEW There is No 3.8% Real Estate Tax; All-cash Buyers Still Making News
NEW Fannie Loses How Much? Comments on Home Ownership Priority and HUD's BofA Discrimination Suit
NEW Echo Boomers and Home Ownership; Redwood Trust's Loss; Thoughts on Agency Condo Policies
NEW Details on FHA's MIP Increase; HSOA update; Upcoming Events
NEW Flagstar Settles Fraud Charges; More on HSOA's Demise; Letters on Citi and Provident
NEW Adios Home Savings of America; An Issue of MI and Investor Documentation and Underwriting Changes
NEW MI Companies Watching for the FHA MIP Increase; BofA and Fannie - Does it Matter?
NEW Volker Rule's Impact on Hedging Rate Locks; Potential HARP 2.0 Borrower Pool Defined
NEW Fannie and Freddie Future Plans; NMLS Licensee Stats on the Rise
NEW Clearing Up Some G-fee and HARP 2.0 Confusion; More Conferences and Companies Expanding
NEW Thoughts on Provident's Condo Change; Accumulation of Investor and Lender Changes
NEW Provident and Condos; Startling Utah Stats; Promising Signs for US Economy - Will Rates Creep Up?
NEW "Wow" Stats from Citi's Lawsuit Settlement; Short Sale vs. Foreclosure Losses; ASF Notes; More Conferences
NEW Trends in Mortgage Banking; Conferences Across the Nation Being Lined Up; Snazzy USDA Pilot Program
NEW FHA Insurance Premium to Increase Again; CFPB Servicing Statement; AMC Tax Issues?
NEW Some 2011 Mortgage Volume Stats; EverBank to Buy MetLife Warehouse Lending
NEW Saturday Lender Updates, Gossip and Interesting Letters from the Trenches
NEW Settlements Actually Mean Anything? FinCen's Impact on Non-bank Mortgage Lenders
NEW Ally to Sell ResCap? NCUA on Loan Workouts; Thoughts on the FHA Streamline Situation
NEW Missouri Goes After Processor DocX; Wells Now #1 Servicer; Rural Streamlines
NEW Google Ends Mortgage Ads; Streamlines to be Nixed from FHA Compare Ratios; Servicing Agreement Bumping Along
NEW All FHA Today: Compare Ratios, Streamlines, Condo Approvals, LI Program Changes
NEW PHH Restructuring; MBA Classes; Servicing Comp Change Bearing Away; Harsher Fraud Penalties Coming?
NEW Citi Exits Broker Biz; Fed Addresses Sticky Second Mortgage Situation
NEW "Dead On Arrival" Refi Plan to be Announced Today; Large Investors Devolve/Evolve - Is Servicing, or F&F, the Answer?
NEW Freddie's PR Nightmare; Servicing's Negative Earnings Impact; More on MetLife's Fade
NEW Correspondent Investors: News, Volumes and Rumors; Government Turns Focus to HEMP
NEW Special Edition of Investor, Lender and MI Changes
NEW California Says "No Thanks"; FHA Compare Ratio, and Lender FHA Changes not to be Ignored
NEW Forecast on FHA Compare Ratios; MetLife Chatter; Importance of Contingency Plans for Lenders
NEW Refi Plan for Gon-government Loans? Chalk Another One up for MERS
NEW The Latest on On-line Lending; Principal Forgiveness Cost; How HUD's Changes Will Impact Gov't Lenders
NEW BofA Halts Cash-out Refinancing; Letters From the Trenches; Mortgage Hiring Continues
NEW Old Rating Agency Model Becoming Extinct? Independent Mortgage Banks Able to do HARP 2.0 Loans?