News

  • FHA head resigns by Ryan Smith

    The commissioner of the FHA is leaving to take a professorship in what MBA head David Stevens is calling 'a great loss for the industry'

  • Delinquencies hit lowest level since 2007 by Ryan Smith

    Delinquencies were down for the fifth straight quarter, reaching their lowest level in nearly seven years

  • Rate snapshot: Stocks open up, MBS up 6 bps by MPA

    The stock market opened strong this morning, and MBS were up 6 basis points from Friday's close. This and more in today's rate snapshot

  • Will new FICO scores set consumers up for a fall? by Ryan Smith

    The announcement Friday that FICO would revamp the way it calculates credit scores was hailed by industry pros as good news for home ownership. But could the change actually be setting consumers up to fail?

  • Small title defects can cause big problems by Ryan Smith

    Inaccurate title information has contributed to wrongful foreclosures and caused stumbling blocks in the transition of assets to the secondary market

  • Ask the Expert: Leveraging your sphere by MPA

    Want to be a successful loan officer? Make sure you're willing to reach into the spheres of everyone involved in your transactions

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