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NEW RESPA and GFE Confusion; Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System; News from MetLife & Flagstar
NEW 2010 Loan Production Estimates; TARP Penalties; Updates from SunTrust, Wells, Guild, USB; HUD's List of Companies Under Investigation
NEW Oregon's SAFE Act; VA Loan Limits; USDA Primer; Fed Stats;
NEW SAFE Act Requires Credit Worthy Originator; RESPA Impact on VA Loans; Reverse Mortgage REMIC; 1st Right of Rescission Holiday;
NEW The State of Originator Sentiment; Yield Spread Premium Confusion; Wells Fargo Lawsuit Dismissed; Updates from Fannie and SunTrust
NEW NAMB's View of HUD Proposal; FOMC Minutes Say Slow Recovery; RESPA Resources; "Herding"
NEW Lenders Crying for New Locks; The Dollar's Impact on Loan Originators; SAFE Act Requires Stound Credit in CA; GMAC to Lose $5 Billion
NEW Fed MBS Program Extension Talk; State of Warehouse Lending; Condo Updates from Chase; News from Thornburg, Wells
NEW FHA Fee Capped Removed; Treasury Crosses $2 Trillion in Debt Sales; Pipeline Control Tactics; Updates from GMAC, UBOC, USB, Caliber, and Alerus
NEW Wells Fargo Watching Renegotiated Home Sale Prices; RESPA Influence: Flagstar Shortens Loan Delivery Period; VA IRRRL Update
NEW Lots of Investor Updates; YSP & HVCC Chatter; GSE Portfolio Size; Florida Broker Applications Skyrocket
NEW GSEs Gain Federal Support; MGIC Sued by BoA; Buffet to Buy ResCap? News from Chase, Wells, BofA, UBOC
NEW RESPA Changes Are Coming!
NEW Delay in FHA Appraisal Requirements; RESPA Update; VA Loan Flipping; Mortgage Apps Down
NEW Loan Mods vs. Reps & Warranties; More on RESPA; Higher Priced Mortgages; Indiana & Appraisers
NEW Bank Failure Update: Former IndyMac Buys Bank; Modification News from the Trenches; Bulletins from Fannie, BofA, Chase, USBHM, PMI, AmTrust
NEW AmTrust Taking Locks Again; VA Loan limits; SAFE Act in California; Average Profit Per Loan Stats
NEW RESPA RESPA RESPA; Chase Adding More Mortgage Centers; News from Citi, GMAC, Wells
NEW SAFE Act Update; Down Payment Assistance; Fannie & Freddie in the Future; Yield Curve Chatter
NEW Wells Fargo Paying Back TARP; HAMP Resources; ARM Index Websites; HUD & Form 1004D
NEW DU 8.0 Implemented; Citi & TARP payback; Fed Funds and Mortgage Rates; House Passes FIASCO
NEW Backstop Needed for Mortgages; JP Morgan Could See More Losses on Home Equity Loans; News from GMAC, ING, Central Pacific, Union Bank
NEW Projected Fed Funds Rates; Mortgage Companies Expanding; News from BofA, GMAC, Freddie, USB, Flagstar
NEW Wells Requiring MERS Registration; Citi's Ineligible Appraiser Monitor; Flagstar & 2-4 Unit Caps, USB, AgFirst - Lots of Updates to Report
NEW Citi to Pay Back TARP? New Century vs. SEC; Equitable Trust Suspended; Flagstar, Wells, FAMC Updates
NEW AmTrust Stops Taking Locks; News from Freddie & SunTrust; Rates Sideways
NEW Hope You Locked Yesterday! Keeping Pipelines Clean; News from MGIC, Wells, Comerica, HUD
NEW BofA to Repay TARP Funds; More FHA changes; HAFA; Primer on Jobless Claims & Unemployment
NEW RESPA Resources; Lend America Gone, AmTrust Mortgage NOT Gone; the Fed & Commerical Mortgages
NEW FHA Imposes Penalties on Lend America; AmTrust Bank BK; Investor Updates: BoA,Suntrust, Flagstar, Wells
NEW BofA Sued by Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas; FHA & Fannie Chatter; Dubai's Debt Woes Help Rates
NEW Working Twice as Hard for Half as Much; FOMC update; HAMP MBS Pools; Multifamily Lending
NEW Mortgage Modification Divisions Hiring; Several Investor Updates - Why During a Holiday Week?
NEW Loan Pricing Observations; 401(k) Ramblings; Investor Updates: Wells, Flagstar, AmTrust
NEW Jumbo Loan Market; Short Sale Responses; Updates: Chase, SunTrust, GMAC; DR Horton Loses $223 Million
NEW Short Sale Basics; Global Mortgage Standards; FHA Streamlines; Lots of Investor News
NEW Primer on the Dollar; 2010 Production Volumes; GFE Delay; Servicing Transfer News from the Fed
NEW Google's Mortgage Comparison Tool; Bank Rankings; GMAC, US Bank, FHA Updates
NEW Bank Failures; Guideline Updates: GMAC, PMI, CitiMortgage, Caliper; Fraud in NorCal
NEW Freddie's 2010 Loan Limits;News from SunTrust, AgFirst, CMBA, TBI, Flagstar, USBHM
NEW JP Morgan Chase Hiring Originators; YSP, RESPA, DU 8.0 Chatter; Flagstar and PennyMac Updates
NEW Mortgage Insurance Incontestability Opinion; Tax Credit; Flagstar Update; Where are Rates Going?
NEW Freddie Mac & PennyMac Earnings; Tax Credit Extension; HPML Test; S.A.F.E. Forms
NEW Foreclosure and Lending Regulation News from North Carolina. Updates from Fannie, Freddie, PMI, AIG; Tax Credit Extended
NEW Fed Funds Unchanged; Results from GMAC, Radian; Updates from Fannie, UBOC, USB
NEW Community Banks Taking Mortgage Market Share; Production Profits Increase; DU 8.0; News from Ally, Pulte
NEW Primer on MI Rescission; Updates from Wells, Flagstar, Freddie, PMI, FAMC; Rates Lower
NEW USB Expands; CIT Declares Bankruptcy; GMAC & Financial Mortgage Updates;
NEW Loan Limit & Tax Credit Updates; USB, Flagstar, Freddie, GMAC News; Treasury Purchase Program Over
NEW Price Bubbles 101; Tax Credit Update; Updates from BofA & USB