GAO to investigate CFPB discrimination charges
The Government Accountability Office will begin an investigation into the culture and management practices of the CFPB in response to months of allegations about discrimination and retaliation at the agency
Branch Opportunity of the Week: Carrington Mortgage Services
If you’re looking to join a branch network that’s aggressively entrepreneurial, consistently innovative, and has an unmatched corporate support structure, Carrington Mortgage Services may be the place for you
From the Forum: A tangled timeshare problem
The great thing about MPA's discussion forum is that originators can bring their tough cases to their colleagues for advice. And an MPA reader just shared a tangled timeshare problem
Compensation: Who can share in the profits?
With the new compensation regulations faced by the mortgage industry, it's important to understand your role in your organization
Economic numbers a wash for mortgage rates
Bond traders were worried that personal consumption expenditures (PCE) would creep up, signaling that inflation was trending toward the Fed’s 2% goal and that the agency would raise interest rates earlier than planned. But that’s not what h ...
Is a branch network right for you?
Today's regulatory environment is making it harder and harder for independent brokers to do business, says industry veteran Glenn LaMattina. That's one reason why many originators are making the transition to branch networks
Reverse requires expertise
Adding reverse to your product mix can be lucrative -- but it's not something you want to just dabble in
Dow drop won't hurt mortgage rates -- but tomorrow's news may
The Dow plunged more than 317 points yesterday, but it shouldn’t have an effect on the mortgage market. However, that doesn’t mean rates won’t go up in the near future
BOA ups settlement offer to $14bn, government still balks
Bank of America has offered a record-breaking $14 billion to settle a Justice Department probe over the sale of shoddy mortgage-backed securities -- but the government is demanding more
From the forums: A knotty VA problem
The great thing about MPA's discussion forum is that originators can bring their tough cases to their colleagues for advice. And forum user dbsdesk gave us a doozy a few days ago