Growing brokers' businesses key to wholesale success
The secret to United Wholesale’s meteoric rise, CEO Mat Ishbia says, is fostering partnerships with brokers
Far Out Friday: Who wants to live near Kimye?
A new survey has revealed the most and least desirable celebrity neighbors
Big bank settles with shareholders over mortgage claims
A large lender has settled with shareholders in a lawsuit accusing the lender of misrepresenting its risk-management abilities associated with mortgage debt
Federal judge: Why have no high-level execs been prosecuted for housing crisis?
Why haven’t any high-level executives been prosecuted for their roles in the financial crisis? That question, long asked by ordinary citizens in the wake of the mortgage meltdown, is now being asked by a federal judge.
FHFA recovered nearly $8bn in settlements in 2013
The FHFA sued 18 financial agencies over securities sold to Fannie and Freddie
MPA Hot 100 2014
The movers and shakers who have made waves in the mortgage industry this year
Michael Deery: ‘If you want to explode your business, get online’
The secret to top originator Michael Deery's success is combining traditional marketing and social media to create a powerful presence in the marketplace
What could slow down the taper?
Mortgage rates are set to rise as the Fed cuts back its mortgage-backed securities purchases. The question is, how fast does the Fed intend to wind the bond buys down?
Affordability falling as rates rise
Rising mortgage rates are challenging housing affordability as the year draws to a close, according to data released Thursday by Freddie Mac
What could speed up the taper?
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a press conference Wednesday that the Fed would most likely continue to wind back purchases, $10bn at a time over the next several meetings of its rule-making committee. However, he said, that decision was ...