News

  • Minorities unfairly pushed into subprime, study finds by Adam Smith

    A new study has found that wealthy minorities were more likely to be denied prime loans than affluent whites, and has partially blamed the proliferation of subprime lenders leading up to the housing crash on racial discrimination

  • How to build successful referral relationships by Michael Zuren

    A top originator shares the secrets to building lasting referral relationships

  • Feds probe PNC mortgage pricing by Ryan Smith

    The Justice Department’s civil rights division and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are investigating PNC Financial Services for some of their mortgage pricing practices

  • HARP effective, but faces challenges by Ryan Smith

    The Home Affordable Refinance Program has been largely successful, but challenges remain, according to a report published by the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Office of the Inspector General

  • Mortgage apps, loan size spike in July by Ryan Smith

    Mortgage applications spiked in July, with the average loan size also growing

  • Wells Fargo on the hook for HAMP class actions by Ryan Smith

    Two class-action lawsuits against Wells Fargo are back on after a federal court ruled that the banking giant was obligated to offer permanent loan modifications to borrowers who met certain requirements

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