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Survey: Optimism Up Among Consumers; Supports Housing Forecast Increase

By xhevrije Amidst the positive May job reports from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), consumer attitudes concerning the housing market showed vast improvement for the month of May, according to results from Fannie Mae’s May 2015 National Housing Survey. These positive changes also support the case for an increase in housing activity this year. The post Survey: Optimism …

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Retention Actions Down Overall, But Up As Share of Serious Delinquencies

By Brian Honea In Q1 2015, Black Knight found that about 15 percent of seriously delinquent mortgage loans participated in a home retention program each month, while nearly 20 percent of serious delinquent borrowers were actively in an active trial mod or repayment plan at the end of April. Home retention actions included permanent proprietary mods and permanent mods through …

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Alliant National Title Insurance Promotes SVP and Southeast Regional Counsel

By xhevrije Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position in the marketplace, recently announced in a press release the promotion of Jeff Stein to SVP and Southeast regional counsel after five years of working with the company. The post Alliant National Title Insurance Promotes SVP and Southeast Regional …

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CFPB Fines Lender for Paying Branch Managers on Interest Rates; Hedging Philosophy

By Rob Chrisman Posted To: Pipeline Press According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 21.3 percent of the American population (52.2 million people) participated in government assistance programs each month in 2012. The participation rates were highest for Medicaid at 15% followed by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamp program) at 13%. Children under the age of 18 were more …

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The MReport Webcast: Monday 6/8/2015

By Jordan Funderburk Black Knight Financial Services recently released their April 2015 Mortgage Monitor finding that the refinance share of the mortgage origination market was over 50 percent in the first quarter of 2015, a first since the third quarter of 2013. Black Knight reviewed refinance originations as a share of the total market in the report. They … The …

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DS News Webcast: Monday 6/8/2015

By Jordan Funderburk Nearly 62 percent of the approximately 952,000 homeowners who are 90 days delinquent on their mortgage loans but not in foreclosure have been through a home retention program such as a trial or permanent loan modification or a repayment plan, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ April 2015 Mortgage Monitor released today. While home retention actions … …

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MBS Week Ahead: Why It’s So Scary

By Matthew Graham Posted To: MBS Commentary The European-led move lower in yields that began in early 2014 was like nothing we’ve seen in more than a decade. In terms of the market momentum it created, it was a wave that was too big to consider swimming against. It arose from the introduction of quantitative easing in Europe, which means …

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Retention Actions Down Overall, But Up As Share of Serious Delinquencies

By Brian Honea In Q1 2015, Black Knight found that about 15 percent of seriously delinquent mortgage loans participated in a home retention program each month, while nearly 20 percent of serious delinquent borrowers were actively in an active trial mod or repayment plan at the end of April. Home retention actions included permanent proprietary mods and permanent mods through …

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