News

  • When the going gets tough by MPA

    Ensuring your team stays productive when the pressure’s on can be a challenge for any manager. Leanne Faraday-Brash highlights nine ways to keep your people motivated

  • Big lender hit with fine for misleading on rates by MPA

    One of the biggest independent mortgage lenders in the country has been hit with a $3 million fine for misleading customers about interest rates

  • Punishing brokers for perceived sins of the past is unfair, expert says by Ryan Smith

    Mortgage brokers took a lot of undeserved heat for the housing meltdown, but consumers need to know that using a broker is still one of the best ways to shop for a mortgage, according to the Washington Post’s real estate columnist

  • QM won't mean mortgage apocalypse, wholesalers say by Ryan Smith

    A panel of wholesale lenders has claimed that neither the Qualified Mortgage Rule nor the potentially profit-strangling 3% fees cap is necessarily the end of the world

  • Economist slams PATH Act by Ryan Smith

    The Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners (PATH) Act is getting flack from industry groups, including the National Association of Realtors

  • No fair lending risks posed by QM, regulators claim by MPA

    Federal regulators said Tuesday that they didn’t foresee that creditors who offered only “qualified mortgages” would risk violating any fair lending practices

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