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NEW Lender & Title Company Partnerships; Millennial Loans; Merger Mania; One State's Mortgage Tax Snafu
NEW Economics & MBS pricing; Dallas Fed Study of Bank Capital & Leverage
NEW New LO Referral Service; HARP Expansion Update; MBA Comp Survey; Possible HMDA Change Info
NEW Servicing Market Continues to Chug Along; Lender & Investor Updates
NEW BofA Layoffs; Wells' Volume up to 65% Purchase & "Edging" into Subprime; Lender Updates
NEW Market for Servicing is Spooked, Which Could Hit Mortgage Pricing; PHH Mortgage up for Sale?
NEW 3% Fee Clarification; State Compliance News Including Washington's Unusual Requirements
NEW Barclays Lay-Offs; Fifth Third Cuts Washington; Indiana Mortgage Company Purchased
NEW NMLS Updated; Compensation Survey; Appraisal News; HUD Changing Application Process
NEW Bank Merger Mania; CFPB on Using HMDA Data, Exam Procedures; Wells - Ocwen Servicing Deal Iced
NEW E-Signatures Advance; Something Smells Fishy in the Primary & Secondary Markets
NEW More on EPO; Divining Industry Trends from Bank Earnings, Radian Results, & Green Tree's Broker Biz Exit
NEW Arch Buys CMG MI; New Program From New Penn; Do the Agencies Assess Early Pay Off Penalties?
NEW Flood Bill Update; Non-QM Investor List; Residential Lending Moving Toward Brokers & Small Lenders?
NEW More on Appraisals; Provident's Broker Comp Info; Can Small Banks Continue Doing Home Loans?
NEW CFPB Goes After PHH; Thoughts & Surveys on Current Builder & Lender Environment - Good & Bad News
NEW MSI Exits Lending Channels; Cherry Hill & Freedom Concerns; Floating Note Rate Auction Primer; MBS Margin Requirements
NEW Fannie Mae Creates Appaiser Blacklist; Do AMCs Make Sense? Bank M&A Rolls On - Are Mortgage Banks Doing the Same?
NEW CFPB Exam Procedures; Mortgage Training and Events; Can your Vendors or Investors Force your Hiring Decisions?
NEW Servicing Transfers on Fire; Banks Will Pay for Target Fiasco; HARP 3.0 Hopes Dim but Rates Improving
NEW Info on Points & Fees Cap; State Lending Programs Exempt From QM; Flagstar's Earnings: Ouch!
NEW State Updates; Storm May Lead to a Quiet Market; Hiring of and Lending to Millenials
NEW APOR Safe Harbor Site; Thoughts on LO Comp; It's Raining Servicing Packages
NEW Freddie's QC Goals; Jumbo Investor Chatter; Lender Updates; Where is Fannie & Freddie's Business Coming From?
NEW LO Comp Discrepancies Continue; CFPB "Fact vs Fiction" on ATR; Lender Purchased by Bank
NEW New Forecast for 2014 Volume; Legal Notes - Why is the ACE Securities Case Important to Correspondent Buybacks?
NEW Servicing Continues to Hit the Markets; Chase, Wells, Stonegate Earnings Details Represent Lending Environment
NEW A Wholesaler Exits, A Correspondent Enters; Home Ownership Counseling
NEW Non-QM Lenders and Investors; QM Info on Points & Fees for Affiliates, and Info on MI under QM
NEW Parkside's REIT & Non-QM ARM; Mergers & Acquisitions for Lenders; FHFA Delays Gfee Changes
NEW Pen Fed Members to Lower Rates With no Refi; Wells Creates Portfolio Retention SWAT Team in Response to QM
NEW Investor & Lender Changes Continue; Freddie & Fannie: Golden Gooses?
NEW QM Changes from Lenders Big and Small; Accounting Firm Buys Compliance Firm; Mortgage Jobs and Opportunities
NEW Confusion Over HUD QM rules; Diversity Comment Period Extended; CFPB Staffing Levels; OIG reports on CFPB exams
NEW TARP Update; Basel Still With Us; Freedom Rolls out QM; Investor Updates
NEW G-fee Changes in Limbo; Wells Settles with Fannie; Tax Breaks Expiring; Drug Testing in Financial Services' Future?
NEW Reg. Z Reminder; Bank M&A and FDIC Updates; CFPB Penalties/Settlements - How Much Does it Cost to Comply?
NEW Recent State Mortgage Changes; Fed's Balance Sheet - Putting QE3 in Perspective; CFPB's Latest Penalty
NEW The FHA Program: Recent News, Changes, Financial Condition, and General Processing Notes
NEW MBA's Action Alliance Adding Members; NAR's Well Done Letter to Mel Watt; PennyMac in Forbes; Non-QM Loans Not Illegal!
NEW More on LLPA Delay; FHA Extends Loan Amount Comment Period; Stonegate Completes Crossline Acquisition
NEW Lawsuits: Ocwen/CFPB Case Settled; Major Buyback Ruling in Favor of lenders; MBA Rolls Out QM Guide
NEW Impac to Sell Retail Channel; OB Buys LoanSifter; Two Harbors Buys Flagstar Servicing; The State of Non-Agency
NEW More on CashCall; The Primary/Secondary Rate Difference; Higher Agency Fees Will Hurt Agency Production
NEW FAMC Cuts Jumbo Fixed; CashCall Lawsuit; Upcoming Training Events & Vendor Changes
NEW State-Level News; QM FAQ; Bank M&A & Closures Continue
NEW A Number of Thoughts on Fannie & Freddie; How Big are Modern Loan Files?
NEW Bullet Dodged on Volcker Rule; Mortgage Bank Profits Plummet; Banks to Take Losses on 2nd Mortgages?
NEW Adverse Market Fee Going Away, but G-Fees Going Up; Mortgage Insurance Overhaul; Investor Updates
NEW ACLU Sues FHFA; FHA Loan Limit Changes - Not a Big Deal, or Yet Another Constriction?