Mon, Nov 9 2009, 10:08 AM
Tax credit extension; results from Freddie & PennyMac; HPML test; S.A.F.E. forms
Fri, Nov 6 2009, 9:43 AM
Lots of news from North Carolina, Fannie, Freddie, PMI, AIG, the tax credit; rates head lower after unemployment data
Thu, Nov 5 2009, 9:47 AM
Fed Funds unchanged; results from GMAC, Radian; news from Fannie, UBOC, USB
Wed, Nov 4 2009, 9:43 AM
Community Banks Taking Mortgage Market Share; Production Profits Increase; DU 8.0; News from Ally, Pulte
Tue, Nov 3 2009, 9:55 AM
A primer on MI rescission; news from Wells, Flagstar, Freddie, PMI, FAMC; rates moving lower
Mon, Nov 2 2009, 9:29 AM
USB Expands; CIT Declares Bankruptcy; GMAC & Financial Mortgage Updates;
Fri, Oct 30 2009, 9:34 AM
Loan limit & tax credit updates; USB, Flagstar, Freddie, and GMAC news; Treasury purchase program ends
Thu, Oct 29 2009, 9:38 AM
Price Bubbles 101; Tax Credit Update; Updates from BofA & USB
Wed, Oct 28 2009, 9:43 AM
FHA video; New Apps Dropping; Citi and Flagstar Updates; Rates Improving
Tue, Oct 27 2009, 9:52 AM
How Much Debt Do We Have? Tax Credit Update; GMAC & SunTrust Tidbits
Mon, Oct 26 2009, 10:30 AM
Capmark's Bankruptcy; ING, GMAC, USB Updates; HASP HFA Bond Program;10-yr Breaks 3.50%;
Fri, Oct 23 2009, 9:49 AM
HVCC Phase out? BB&T's Warehouse Commitment; SunTrust Earnings; Fed still buying MBS's
Thu, Oct 22 2009, 9:45 AM
Condo Regs Delayed;Fed's View of the Economy; Bank Earnings; Thoughts on 2010 vs. 2009
Wed, Oct 21 2009, 9:58 AM
Good earnings from Wells, USB, Jeffries, Morgan Stanley; Lend America & HUD issues; Fannie's PRP
Tue, Oct 20 2009, 9:22 AM
News from Wells & GMAC; on reverse mortgages, the tax credit, and the commercial sector
Mon, Oct 19 2009, 9:38 AM
JD Powers Mortgage Servicer Rankings; $8,000 tax credit warning; YSP & FHA news
Fri, Oct 16 2009, 10:00 AM
Citi, BofA, MGIC earnings; every mortgage banker's nightmare; Fed purchase update
Thu, Oct 15 2009, 9:25 AM
2010 mortgage production estimates; interest rate conjecture; FHA changes; does your biz rely on the tax credit?
Wed, Oct 14 2009, 9:30 AM
JP Morgan Chase Profits Exceed Expectations; Updates from GMAC, Wells, US Bank; Rates Rising
Tue, Oct 13 2009, 9:36 AM
Conference in San Diego continues; California adds several mortgage laws; Cubs declare bankruptcy
Mon, Oct 12 2009, 9:06 AM
October 12: News from BofA, Freddie, Flagstar; markets are like rubber bands, remember?
Fri, Oct 9 2009, 1:47 PM
Not a week goes by that someone doesn't send me a script for a Hollywood movie based on mortgage banking. Usually it is either a) zany comedy starring...
Fri, Oct 9 2009, 1:38 PM
Speaking of time flying, loan modifications, which seem to have more of an impact on the larger investors than on the smaller brokers, have come a lon...
Tue, Oct 6 2009, 1:28 PM
“Keep skunks and bankers at a distance” so the old saying goes. Mortgage bankers may have to ignore that saying, however, given some National Mortgage...
Mon, Oct 5 2009, 1:17 PM
The other day my boss commented that, "If every employee contributed half of their life savings to our firm, we'd be on the road to profitability!" I ...
Fri, Oct 2 2009, 2:02 PM
My uncle used to say, "Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you." Or bigger, for that matter. Speaking of big, the numbers yesterday s...
Thu, Oct 1 2009, 2:05 PM
Everyone knows the drill: small originators sell loans to mid-tier investors such as AmTrust or Franklin American, who in turn sell their loans to com...
Wed, Sep 30 2009, 2:42 PM
This morning we had our final revision to the 2nd quarter’s GDP number. Folks always wonder, “Why can’t the statisticians get it right the first time ...
Tue, Sep 29 2009, 2:46 PM
Reuters reported that state housing agencies around the U.S. that provide mortgages to low-income borrowers would get as much as $35 billion in federa...
Mon, Sep 28 2009, 5:48 PM
Out here in California, some in the business have been following the case of 28-yr old Garret Gililland III. Originally from the Sacramento area, he w...