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CoreLogic integrates fraud and income verification solutions with LendingQB
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CoreLogic integrates fraud and income verification solutions with LendingQB
Source HousingWire

Property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider CoreLogic announced today that the company’s 4506-T Direct income verification...

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New American Funding announces expansion into Central Texas
News 3 hours ago
New American Funding announces expansion into Central Texas
Source HousingWire

New American Funding announced its expansion in Central Texas with its new branch in Austin, Texas. The company brought in the Leaman team,...

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Ellie Mae: Refis dominate end-of-year mortgage market
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Ellie Mae: Refis dominate end-of-year mortgage market
Source HousingWire

Refinance mortgages dominated the mortgage market in December due in part to purchases being down in the winter months, and also borrowers rushing...

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Bank of America net income drops nearly 50% after tax reform
News 6 hours ago
Bank of America net income drops nearly 50% after tax reform
Source HousingWire

Bank of America reported its net income dropped in the final quarter of 2017 due to expenses from tax reform, however without these expenses, its...

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Former Treasury official David Dworkin joins National Housing Conference as CEO
News 7 hours ago
Former Treasury official David Dworkin joins National Housing Conference as CEO
Source HousingWire

The National Housing Conference, a nonprofit fair housing advocate, announced this week it hired David Dworkin to serve as the organization’s new...

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Builder confidence falls at start of new year
News 11 hours ago
Builder confidence falls at start of new year
Source HousingWire

Builder confidence declined slightly at the start of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing Market...

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MBA: Mortgage apps continue increasing
News 14 hours ago
MBA: Mortgage apps continue increasing
Source HousingWire

Mortgage applications increased 4.1% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey...

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Better Mortgage launches in Texas
News 14 hours ago
Better Mortgage launches in Texas
Source HousingWire

Consumers in the Lone Star State can now turn to online lender Better Mortgage for their mortgage needs. Better Mortgage, which launched in 2016,...

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Fannie Mae selects advisory panel for sustainable housing challenge
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Fannie Mae selects advisory panel for sustainable housing challenge
Source HousingWire

Fannie Mae announced today its formation of an expert advisory panel for its Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge. The challenge is a two...

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Direct-to-consumer title insurer OneTitle expands to New Jersey
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Direct-to-consumer title insurer OneTitle expands to New Jersey
Source HousingWire

Until now, direct-to-consumer title insurer OneTitle National Guaranty Company operated only in the state of New York. But thanks to a “strategic...

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Redfin expanding into Connecticut
News 1 day ago
Redfin expanding into Connecticut
Source HousingWire

Redfin, the online real estate brokerage, is expanding. The company announced Tuesday that it is launching in Connecticut and expanding its...

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Citigroup reports net loss in Q4 due to tax reform
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Citigroup reports net loss in Q4 due to tax reform
Source HousingWire

Citigroup reported a net loss during the fourth quarter of 2017 after taking a hit from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bank reported a net loss for...

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Immigration impasse may shut down federal government
News 1 day ago
Immigration impasse may shut down federal government
Source HousingWire

The current government spending bill expires at midnight on Saturday so Congress must reach a deal to extend government funding past Friday. If...

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Missouri bank merger: BankLiberty acquiring Lawson Bank
News 2 days ago
Missouri bank merger: BankLiberty acquiring Lawson Bank
Source HousingWire

Two of Missouri’s community banks are merging. Liberty Bancorp, the holding company for BankLiberty, announced late last week that it reached an...

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Freddie Mac completes first single-family rental financing
News 2 days ago
Freddie Mac completes first single-family rental financing
Source HousingWire

Back in July, Freddie Mac announced it was gearing up to enter the rental market with a focus on affordable housing. Then, the company officially...

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NAHB elects new leadership team for 2018
News 2 days ago
NAHB elects new leadership team for 2018
Source HousingWire

The National Association of Home Builders announced it elected four senior officials to take over top leadership positions. The new leaders were...

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HUD Secretary Carson honors Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta
News 2 days ago
HUD Secretary Carson honors Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta
Source HousingWire

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, along with the rest of America, honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr....

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Construction boom could ease affordability in 2018
News 2 days ago
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Construction boom could ease affordability in 2018
Source HousingWire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on larger issues. To...

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson swears in four new department leaders
News 5 days ago
HUD Secretary Ben Carson swears in four new department leaders
Source HousingWire

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development enlisted four new top leaders who will assume key roles in the agency. HUD explained these...

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Will tax reform harm the housing market?
News 5 days ago
Will tax reform harm the housing market?
Source HousingWire

For the most part the latest tax reform will boost the average paycheck and do little to harm the housing market. However, according to two recent...

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JPMorgan net income plummets 37% due to tax reform
News 5 days ago
JPMorgan net income plummets 37% due to tax reform
Source HousingWire

JPMorgan Chase reported a decrease in its earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 as the company experienced impacts from the recently enacted Tax...

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[Exclusive Chart] Student loan crisis could be worse than originally thought
News 6 days ago
[Exclusive Chart] Student loan crisis could be worse than originally thought
Source HousingWire

Homebuyer demand exploded in 2017, and is expected to continue to surge in 2018 despite rising home prices, low inventory levels and increased...

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Guild Mortgage launches Midwest expansion by acquiring Cornerstone Mortgage
News 6 days ago
Guild Mortgage launches Midwest expansion by acquiring Cornerstone Mortgage
Source HousingWire

Guild Mortgage is acquiring St. Louis-based Cornerstone Mortgage, as the company launches an expansion of its business in the Midwest. Cornerstone...

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Real estate and mortgage startup Homie expands into Arizona
News 6 days ago
Real estate and mortgage startup Homie expands into Arizona
Source HousingWire

Real estate tech startup Homie is expanding beyond its home base of Utah. The company, which also expanded into mortgage lending last year,...

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Freddie Mac: 10-year Treasury spiking, mortgage rates bound to follow
News 6 days ago
Freddie Mac: 10-year Treasury spiking, mortgage rates bound to follow
Source HousingWire

The 10-year Treasury yield is spiking, hitting its highest point since March, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. ...

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Most Americans live in areas where renting is cheaper than buying
News 6 days ago
Most Americans live in areas where renting is cheaper than buying
Source HousingWire

Across the U.S., buying a home is cheaper than renting in the majority of housing markets, however most Americans live in areas where renting is...

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TD Bank names head of mortgage, national sales director
News 1 week ago
TD Bank names head of mortgage, national sales director
Source HousingWire

TD Bank has added two industry veterans to its roster as it expands its mortgage business in 2018. The bank has named Rick Bechtel as its executive...

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New York City foreclosures rise to post-crisis high
News 1 week ago
New York City foreclosures rise to post-crisis high
Source HousingWire

There haven’t been this many homes in foreclosure in New York City since the housing crisis, but the news isn’t quite as bad as it seems, a new...

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State of U.S. interest rates, broken down by credit scores
News 1 week ago
State of U.S. interest rates, broken down by credit scores
Source HousingWire

The last report from Freddie Mac shows the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage interest rate came in at 3.95%, but what about for borrowers with...

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Sales Benchmark Index adds Matt Slonaker as managing director of financial services
News 1 week ago
Sales Benchmark Index adds Matt Slonaker as managing director of financial services
Source HousingWire

Sales Benchmark Index, a Dallas-based management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing, announced today that Matt Slonaker is joining...

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