After a re-nomination by President Biden, Julia Gordon has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as Commissioner of the FHA/Assistant Secretary of HUD.
Most foreclosure buyers are local community developers renovating and reselling to owner-occupants. Daren B...
After getting her start on the legal side of the industry, Jane Kennedy brings 20-plus years of default man...
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Although all 20 cities analyzed by S&P CoreLogic Case Shiller in its NSA Index notched double-digit price increases for the 12 months ending in April, home prices slid slightly compared to March’s
A recent Senate Banking Committee hearing discussed the impending expiration of the NFIP, a measure that provides $1.3+ trillion in coverage to nearly five million homes and businesses. What can be do
Shedding the “interim” title, Patrick Dodd takes over as head of the global property information, analytics, and data-enabled solutions provider covering the real estate and mortgage finance, insuranc
Despite housing inventory falling slightly to a 7.7 months’ supply month-over-month, the nation's supply was up 34.5% over last May, with 444,000 units available for sale.
In a battle for the nation’s limited housing stock, a panel of experts take to Capitol Hill to discuss SFR investors and their impact on the current marketplace.
Tapped by the Biden Administration as Acting Director nearly a year to the day, Sandra L. Thompson assumes responsibility for oversight of the $7.5 trillion mortgage finance market in an @FHFA ceremon
@CoreLogicInc reports that nearly 33 million U.S. properties may suffer the impact of hurricane-force winds, and 7.8 million could face storm surge damage in what is predicted to be a “severe” hurric
The @MBAMortgage reports that the share of U.S. loans in forbearance fell to 0.85% in May. However, the report cautious that pressure may be placed on those in workout options due to inflation and a r
Tai Christensen of CBC Mortgage Agency discusses the importance of the Juneteenth holiday on the housing marketplace, and the D&I efforts the industry are taking to move forward.
With residential construction continuing to slow, the Fed’s rate hike of last week and its ripple effect on mortgage rates may push housing starts down for months to come.
Senators Warren and Reed reach out to HUD to assist in leveling the playing field between prospective homebuyers and large investors.
This month, DS News takes a closer look at protecting the American dream of homeownership, as a panel of industry experts in the property preservation and disaster recovery space share their insight i
The House of Representatives passed HR 2543 by a vote of 215-207, legislation drafted to promote equity for underserved communities and increase access to safe and affordable financial services for al
May’s MBS issuance totals brings @GinnieMaeGov's MBS program balance to $2.216 trillion, the highest in the agency’s history.
Adam Mercado of ClearPath Lending explains how the VA cash-out market has changed over the past couple of years, and what lies ahead for the sector.
Holly Mickens of @situsAMC discusses how today’s talent pool is seeking a strong company culture and a positive work/life balance over money in today’s competitive marketplace.
Timothy A. Raty of Mortgage Cadence examines the history of precise business days and observed holidays, and the importance of the recent addition of Juneteenth to the calendar.
Breaking down the barriers of communication is key in the loss mitigation process for any servicer, and Amy Neumann of @flagstar discusses what her firm is doing to re-establish these vital lifelines
First American Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi shares some solutions to solving the affordability puzzle.
Is your default servicing operation ready for the looming storm? Dru Jacobs of @ADFITECHInc details how to prepare to deal with the impact of an impending crisis.