Steven Mnuchin lent his support to the Republican bill to replace Dodd-Frank while blasting the current regulatory regime
The period marks the most profitable time for home sellers in nearly a decade
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been on a rulemaking roll lately, and one of its most recent announcements concerns loan originators and their key role in the mortgage industry.
For the ostensible ground zero of the 2008 housing crash, California has mounted a sturdy rebound in both property values and home closing rates.
With the announcement of new rules governing the mortgage servicing industry in the United States, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has effectively changed the way home loans are managed after borrowers leave the closing table.
Mortgage servicing in the United States is a lucrative industry that is not known for its willingness to help troubled borrowers.
2010 marked the 50th anniversary of Real Estate Investment Trusts in the U.S. For the first time, REITs brought the benefits of commercial real estate to the average investor. Since then, investors have risen to the opportunity and today U.S. REITs constitute a more than $300 billion equity market, with an average daily trading volume of about $4 billion.