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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Number of borrowers with refi incentive plummets
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Number of borrowers with refi incentive plummets
Source HousingWire

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

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Fannie Mae reports income of $4B in third quarter
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Fannie Mae reports income of $4B in third quarter
Source HousingWire

Fannie Mae reported Friday it posted a comprehensive income of $4 billion in the third quarter of 2018, which was primarily driven by the company’s...

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Renters more financially stressed than homeowners
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Renters more financially stressed than homeowners
Source HousingWire

Almost half of renters say they have trouble paying for basic needs, according to a recent report by Washington think tank The Urban Institute. The...

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EquiFi to launch shared equity solution for homeowners looking for cash
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EquiFi to launch shared equity solution for homeowners looking for cash
Source HousingWire

Americans now have an unprecedented $6 trillion-plus in home equity, spurring the creation of products designed to help homeowners leverage this...

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Fannie Mae multifamily earnings increase in stable market
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Fannie Mae multifamily earnings increase in stable market
Source HousingWire

Fannie Mae announced its third quarter financial earnings on Friday, showing its multifamily sector posted solid gains. Fannie Mae announced a...

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Should mortgage lenders begin implementing voice automation technology?
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Should mortgage lenders begin implementing voice automation technology?
Source HousingWire

Voice automation technologies such as Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant and many others have begun to increase in importance in the lives of...

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Are rent prices cooling off?
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Are rent prices cooling off?
Source HousingWire

During the last year, rental prices have been reaching all-time highs, but will they slow down? A new rent price report from apartment search site...

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Paychecks rise to 9-year-high; Unemployment steady at 3.7%
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Paychecks rise to 9-year-high; Unemployment steady at 3.7%
Source HousingWire

The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7% in October, according to the latest Employment Situation Summary report from the U. S. Bureau of Labor...

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Synergy One announces first big move under new management
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Synergy One announces first big move under new management
Source HousingWire

It’s been a big year for Synergy One Lending. In July, the lender was acquired by Mutual of Omaha Bank. The news was not only huge for Synergy One,...

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Cash-out refis haven’t been this prevalent since the financial crisis
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Cash-out refis haven’t been this prevalent since the financial crisis
Source HousingWire

Earlier this year, Wells Fargo revealed that a software error in its mortgage underwriting system led to hundreds of unnecessary foreclosures, but...

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Proprietary reverse mortgages essential to helping more homeowners access equity
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Proprietary reverse mortgages essential to helping more homeowners access equity
Source HousingWire

Proprietary reverse mortgages are key to helping American homeowners unlock the wealth in their homes, and we’ll likely see more of them come to...

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Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50% since 2010
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Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50% since 2010
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Think you know real estate brokerage? You don't know nada
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Think you know real estate brokerage? You don't know nada
Source HousingWire

Let me alert you to the obvious... real estate has been forever changed! And while many will disregard the fire alarm like obstinate sophomores in...

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Committee tracks impact of FHA’s second appraisal rule
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Committee tracks impact of FHA’s second appraisal rule
Source HousingWire

Members of the HUD Issues Committee within the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association are taking a deep dive into the Federal Housing...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates dip slightly
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates dip slightly
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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NAR: Rising home prices push prospective buyers out of market
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NAR: Rising home prices push prospective buyers out of market
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Federal Reserve proposes easing regulations for larger banks
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Federal Reserve proposes easing regulations for larger banks
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Zillow is now officially in the mortgage business
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Zillow is now officially in the mortgage business
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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These are the best workplaces for women in the housing industry
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These are the best workplaces for women in the housing industry
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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The "new school" in correspondent lending: The best price value equation
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Realtor.com works to increase agent visibility
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Realtor.com works to increase agent visibility
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Amazon, TRI Pointe Group team up to build smart homes
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Amazon, TRI Pointe Group team up to build smart homes
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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Freddie Mac continues growing multifamily business in third quarter
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Freddie Mac continues growing multifamily business in third quarter
Source HousingWire

The multifamily gravy train kept rolling for Freddie Mac in the third quarter, with the government-sponsored enterprise continuing to increase its...

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Rent just hit an all-time high… again
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Rent just hit an all-time high… again
Source HousingWire

With more and more renters feeling the affordability crunch, there seemed to be some light on the horizon recently with the steady rise in rents...

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ADP: Economy adds 227,000 jobs in October
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ADP: Economy adds 227,000 jobs in October
Source HousingWire

It’s official – one of the biggest names in real estate just joined the mortgage industry. Zillow announced Thursday that it completed its...

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HUD: Reverse mortgage second appraisal rule affecting about 20% of HECMs
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HUD: Reverse mortgage second appraisal rule affecting about 20% of HECMs
Source HousingWire

The latest mandate requiring a second appraisal on select reverse mortgage loans has affected about 20% of HECM appraisals so far, according to...

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Florida law firm accused of preying on Hispanic homeowners in foreclosure rescue scam
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Florida law firm accused of preying on Hispanic homeowners in foreclosure rescue scam
Source HousingWire

A Florida law firm, the firm’s main attorney, and his wife stand accused of running a predatory foreclosure rescue scam that preyed on Hispanic...

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Optimal Blue’s product and pricing becomes the mortgage industry’s system of record
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Optimal Blue’s product and pricing becomes the mortgage industry’s system of record
Source HousingWire

Over the last two years, Optimal Blue has strategically acquired several companies, built an extensive API network, and invested heavily in...

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New Jersey condo association charged with disability discrimination
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New Jersey condo association charged with disability discrimination
Source HousingWire

A condo association in New Jersey is coming under fire as it allegedly forced a resident who is sight- and hearing-impaired to use a separate...

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This real estate market will see almost 12% in appreciation
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This real estate market will see almost 12% in appreciation
Source HousingWire

The new VeroFORECAST is now out with predictions that the 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas at the top of the report will appreciate from 9.3 to 11...

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