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Rob Chrisman's Daily Commentary
For the past 10 years Mortgage News Daily has provided our readers with Rob Chrisman's daily commentary.
NEW Barclays, LIBOR and ARM Rates; AIG, UG and HARP; Sluggish Economy Continues
NEW Orange Alerts on California's Laws and Eminent Domain Focus; Lender Updates and Many FHA Streamline Changes
NEW SunTrust Jilted; California's Law and Basel III will NOT Help Mortgage Pricing
NEW Profit Per Loan Up Dramatically - Mortgage Banks Focused on Purchase Biz; LO's Not Exempt from OT?
NEW The CFPB and Reverse Mortgages; It Takes Time and Money to Monitor Counterparty Risk
NEW First Horizon's Buybacks; Buyback Legal Chatter; Basel III and Construction Loans; Congress Snubs Small Business?
NEW FHA Streamlines and The False Claims Act - 3x Damages? Conference Call on Basel III for Small Banks
NEW Old Republic and Foreclosure Legality Updates; CA Homeowner Bill of Rights Nears Vote; Lots of Training and Education News
NEW Of Course the Borrower is Paying for Higher Lending Costs - Did Our Gov't Think Lenders Would?
NEW FHA Streamline Investor Changes; Other Lender Tweaks to Slow/Control Volume
NEW Clarity on Buybacks? MI in the Age of HARP; High Level Mortgage Jobs
NEW CFPB Turns to Reverse Mortgages; Banks Making too Much on HARP? Builders Coming Back; FHA Streamline Investor News
NEW PHH joins FHA Streamline Movement; FHA Purchase Program; TBW CFO Heading for the Slammer
NEW A Saturday Morning of FHA Streamline, Investor, Training, Agency, Conference, and M&A News
NEW Student Loans Pass Credit Card Debt; CFPB Observations; Origination Rankings - Look Who's #3!
NEW FHA Streamline Changes in the Blink of an Eye; News from Indiana and California; Mortgage Jobs in Production and Secondary
NEW Wells' Market Share Target and Streamline Change; CFPB's View of Mortgage Brokers; The MBA and 203(k)'s
NEW Berkshire Hathaway Offers to Buy ResCap; Buybacks Continue to Plague Industry; Letters from Trenches on Appraisals
NEW Details on Cost to Process a Loan; NMLS Stats; More on Reasons and Strategies for Buybacks
NEW Full speed ahead on Basel III; Commentary And Input On Appraisal Issues
NEW Originator HARP Chatter, and HARP's Impact on Refinances; Investor/Originator Updates
NEW Details on the Fed Basel III Vote Tomorrow; How it May Impact Rate Sheets / Volumes, and the BofA Servicing Sale
NEW Lender and Regulatory Updates; CMLA White Paper of Future of Secondary Markets; Struggle to Create QM Underwriting Guidelines
NEW The Tortilla Industry's Relation to LO and Realtor Comp; Thoughts on MBS Versus Rate Sheet Prices
NEW Fed's Vote Next Week on Basel III Will Impact Rate Sheets; Beazer to Form Rental REIT
NEW HARP 3.0 Musings; What these High MBS Prices Mean; Flood Insurance in the News Again?
NEW Organizations React to CFPB Compensation Proposals; MBA's Revised 2012 Estimates; QM Update; 10-yr Hits 1.68%
NEW Supreme Court Rules on RESPA Case; Denver Builder Mortgage Fraud; What Happens with Delinquent USDA Loans?
NEW Understanding Your Operation is Critical to Profits; Recent Lender/Investor Updates
NEW BofA Repurchases $330M from Freddie; Delinquencies Down, Sales Prices Up - What's Going On? AIG Back in Subprime
NEW Buybacks Wearing on Industry; Fannie, Freddie and Wall Street; FHA & Condo Project Changes?
NEW Lots of Training Sessions, NMLS Stats and Fraud Numbers; Oakland to Require Foreclosure Fees
NEW More Lender Updates; Letters from the Trenches and Legal Updates Focused on the CFPB
NEW A Note on The Implications Of Flat Fee Pricing; Lender Updates Continue; Ready For Another Refi Wave?
NEW The CFPB already has how many employees? And LO's wonder, "Could mortgage rates really go lower?"
NEW Stats Point to a Decent Housing Market; Nationstar and ResCap; Europe Continues to Move Rates
NEW Agencies Absolved of Causing Meltdown; Fifth Third Cuts HARP 2.0; Europe Approves Basel III
NEW ResCap's Bankruptcy and California's Budget Woes; National Refinance Legislation Proposal Breakdown
NEW Yet Another Refinance Bill from Congress; Input on CFPB's LO Comp; GSE Transfer Taxes
NEW CFPB to Whack LO's Upside the Head? QM Thoughts; How Much to be a Mortgage Banker?
NEW What is Going on in the Housing Market and Indices? The U.S. Government, ResCap, and AIG
NEW Agencies to Limit Counterparty Risk? HARP and MI; HARP 3.0 on the Way?
NEW New CEO at Stearns; Letters on HARP and Agency Dividends; Lots of Deals Being Done
NEW Conversations at the MBA Secondary Conference; Lender, Conference, and Investor Updates
NEW Freddie's Q1 Buyback Totals; EverBank Goes Public; The CFPB and Diversity
NEW Fannie's New G-fee Policy Concerns Lenders; CFPB's Busy Summer Season Including QM
NEW Lender Updates; March Foreclosure Numbers; Latest on the Principal Forgiveness Plot
NEW Wells Fargo's Stance on Negotiations in a Foreign Language; Where to Report LO Comp Violations
NEW After 5 Banks Shuttered, a Primer on CD and Savings Rates; How Old is the Average NAR Member?
NEW MetLife Bales and Sails - Again; Ally's Earnings; Comments on Youths in Our Business