News

  • Small lenders worried about GSE reform by Kelli Rogers

    An industry association has called for any reform to the secondary market to provide smaller lenders with equal access

  • Correspondents compete for talent by Diana Aqra

    A mortgage investment company has snagged a sales professional from a competing company to head its growing correspondent business in the Central region

  • NAHB to Congress: Hands off housing tax breaks by MPA

    The National Association of Home Builders has issued a warning to Congress not to make changes to existing housing tax incentives, for fear of dampening economic recovery

  • Home Improvements To Improve Appraised Value by

    Home equity has come roaring back. Many, can now refinance, others, are in a better position to sell as the intense demand for real estate continues.

  • How to Avoid Paying Premium Prices in a Bidding War by

    With so many buyers coming off the sidelines in the past 18 months, it’s no wonder there are still shortages of inventory in many Cities in the U.S. Not too mention, hedge funds like Blackstone buying 1,500 homes in one shot like they did in Atlanta recently. Such activity can really limit inventory and drive up prices.

  • CFPB compensation call 'one less reason to be a broker' by Diana Aqra

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent decision not to amend loan origination compensation calculation for brokers gives them “one less reason to be a broker,” an industry executive has said

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