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Obama talks housing, lower FHA rates

In his recent speech on housing in Arizona, the President addressed new housing initiatives, including lowering FHA rates, winding down Fannie and Freddie and continuing to crack down on shoddy lending practices.
  • Aaron Nemec on giving originators tools to succeed Aaron Nemec on giving originators tools to succeed

    With a changing regulatory environment and another Fed rate hike expected by the end of the year, the mortgage industry is in a state of flux. So how can originators keep their business booming? MPA recently sat down with Academy Mortgage Corporation’s Aaron Nemec to find out how Academy gives its originators the tools for success.

  • Shant Banosian on building your business Shant Banosian on building your business

    The only thing certain about the mortgage industry is that the landscape is ever-changing. So how can loan officers keep their business strong through market fluctuations and regulatory uncertainty? MPA recently sat down with one of the country’s top originators, Guaranteed Rate’s Shant Banosian, to chat about how he keeps his business booming through thick and thin.

  • Ray Bartreau on the state of the mortgage industry Ray Bartreau on the state of the mortgage industry

    The last few years have seen a lot of change in the mortgage industry. And now, continued home-price gains, regulatory uncertainty and a new administration mean even more change on the way. MPA recently chatted with Raymond Bartreau of Best Rate Referrals about the current state of the industry.

  • Busting the myths around VA loans Busting the myths around VA loans

    Many originators shy away from VA loans, thinking they'll be too complicated. Coming off of a record-breaking year for VA loans, the product can be more viable now than ever. MPA sits down with Carrington's Ray Brousseau to get his take

  • CFPB oversight bill passes House CFPB oversight bill passes House

    House Financial Services Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy’s bill passed with an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 401 to 2 this week. The bill would bring greater transparency and accountability to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • RealtyTrac: Zombie foreclosures are a consistent problem RealtyTrac: Zombie foreclosures are a consistent problem

    The share of zombie homes has increased, despite the decline in total foreclosures, according to the latest data from RealtyTrac.

  • NAMB: CFPB's rate checker tool problems NAMB: CFPB's rate checker tool problems

    The CFPB released its rate checker tool in an attempt to better prepare consumers for buying a home. While their intentions may have been good, the result was not, according to NAMB.

  • LendingTree translates real estate buzzwords LendingTree translates real estate buzzwords

    This video is worth a good laugh. LendingTree breaks down those tough real estate terms for your clients.

  • Buyer confidence keeps pending home sales growing Buyer confidence keeps pending home sales growing

    Pending home sales slightly improved in November and are above year-over-year levels for the third straight month, something Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, says is due to buyers' confidence in the economy.

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