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Congressional Democrats have let President-elect Donald Trump know that they will fight him if he attempts to replace controversial CFPB director Richard Cordray
Loan officers offering the FHA 203k loan program are seeing an upswing in homebuyers interested in the product, but still not as much as they’d expect.
As demand grows ever higher for mortgages, it appears homebuyers are still not doing their homework, reports one real estate website. And that could offer mortgage professionals the perfect opportunity to boost their business.
Existing-home sales eased in March from inventory constraints, which continued to pressure home prices, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Foreclosures move at a glacial pace in jurisdictions such as Florida and New Jersey, but several other states offer little in the way of consumer protection against overzealous lenders and services that push the boundaries of the law in order to take quick possession of a distressed property.
Good news for the mortgage origination and secondary markets: A recent report published by credit bureau TransUnion indicates that the national home loan delinquency rate has vastly improved over the last few months.
Profits at Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored entity (GSE) dedicated to guaranteeing mortgages originated in the United States, have been very positive lately. Instead of reinvesting or distributing the profits among Wall Street investors, however, Fannie Mae will be transferring dividends to the U.S. Treasury.