Reps. Ron Kind and Vern Buchanan announce legislation to provide financial assistance to middle-class homebuyers.
The inventory of available homes found a new low in November, besting a previous record low set in February...
House-Buying Power Exceeds Median Home Prices in Most Markets
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New updated minimum financial eligibility requirements for GSE seller/servicers and @GinnieMaeGov issuers will ensure that the nation’s housing finance system remains safe and sound.
An upcoming Five Star Institute webinar will discuss the implementation of a national digital signing platform, built to satisfy servicer, investor, borrower, and state requirements nationwide.
HUD and the Census Bureau reported housing starts dipping 9.6% below their revised June estimate, as erratic mortgage rates, supply chain concerns, and high prices mount to create housing affordabilit
Mortgage loan subservicer @CenlarFSB adds veterans Adam Saab, Adam Wood, Jason Schmidt, and Jessica Sharp to bolster its default management operations.
The pandemic certainly tested the housing industry, but as Alex Kudman and Srijan Sareen of @EnactMI explain, the data collected provided what was needed to make the correct decisions to better serve
Twenty-five-plus-year audit executive Cissy Yang to join @FannieMae to monitor key risks assessments, and replace the retiring J. Douglas Watt, Fannie Mae's current SVP and Chief Audit Executive.
Buyers in the MSR market are finding great deals at this time, but these rewards may come with great risk as Allen Price of BSI Financial Services explains.
Because it requires a detailed strategy and high level of expertise to create a lean organization, the Greenfield Playbook can guide a mortgage servcier to formulating a cost-effective operation throu
Reporting a 13.4% year-over-year increase, a new study from @HouseCanary detailing the nation’s single-family rental market has found the industrial Midwest region driving market activity, with low re
The past 24-plus months have confronted the mortgage and servicing industries with challenges both daunting and immediate. DS News polled a cross-section of industry experts on what they’ve learned an
An upcoming webinar presented by The Five Star Institute and Selene Diligence will explain how non-QM products may be the right fit for “out of the box” borrowers, but proper diligence is key to getti
Mortgage servicers polled in a new @auction report expect 23% of seriously delinquent mortgages to complete foreclosure over the next year, with pandemic backlog and regulatory intervention having the
@Redfin reports homebuyers are relocating to climate risky areas, despite intensifying natural disasters, as homes with high fire and flood risk sold for a premium during the pandemic.
While properties in Louisiana are most at-risk of flooding, an analysis of FEMA and Value Penguin data concluded that West Virginia had the highest percentage of homes that would be impacted in a 100-
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a new measure that includes legislation to study the impact of wildfires, and explore more ways to protect homeowners.
For the third consecutive year, @FannieMae has earned the top score in establishing an environment where employees with disabilities have the opportunity to thrive.
As a means to increase the nation’s supply of affordable housing, Ginnie Mae is seeking public comment on how its Manufactured Housing Program could boost inventory.
A recent decision by a Kentucky Bankruptcy Court dismissed a debtor’s Chapter 13 case after several attempts to take advantage of the bankruptcy process.
A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University found that many lower-income homeowners who make repairs rely on government assistance repair programs for emergency, struc
Settlement with Trident Mortgage for $22 million-plus marks the first redlining settlement that the CFPB and DOJ has reached with a non-bank entity.