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Housing Market Indicators Reflect Regional Political Leanings

A record number of Americans have voted early in November’s presidential election. Due to the heightened anticipation, researchers at Realtor.com are doing their part to help forecast results. They pose the following questions, “Where do the deeply etched red-state/blue-state splits really come from? And how much can the huge housing differences across the nation tell us about how … The post Housing Market …

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Housing Data Could Help Predict Voting Tendencies

A record number of Americans have voted early in November’s presidential election. Due to the heightened interest, researchers at Realtor.com are doing their part to help forecast results. They pose the following questions, “Where do the deeply etched red-state/blue-state splits really come from? And how much can the huge housing differences across the nation tell … The post Housing Data …

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First American Announces ServiceMac Acquisition

Santa Ana California-based First American Financial Corporation, global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, and mortgage subservicing company ServiceMac, LLC, announced today the signing of an agreement for First American’s acquisition of ServiceMac. As a part of the transaction, First American has acquired a minority interest in ServiceMac’s … The post First American …

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The Week Ahead: Lending Compliance & Risk Management

QuestSoft’s Lending Compliance & Risk Management Virtual Conference will feature representatives from the CFPB, Freddie Mac, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and more. Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead: Lending Compliance & Risk Management appeared first on theMReport.com.

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The Week Ahead: The State of Property Preservation

The National Property Preservation Conference is virtual this year, with keynote speakers representing, Auction.com, HUD, FHFA, and Fannie Mae. Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead: The State of Property Preservation appeared first on DSNews.

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Forbearance Volumes Down From Peak

Forbearances continued to decline, modestly, from May’s pandemic-related peak, according to data from Black Knight’s McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker, which showed forbearance volumes fell by 11,000 from the prior week. “This was the result of larger declines among GSE loans (14,000) and portfolio-held and privately securitized loans (2,000) being offset by an increase of 5,000 … The post Forbearance Volumes …

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FHA Announces New Automated Underwriting System for Lenders

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has launched a new automated underwriting system (AUS) for single family forward mortgages. The “FHA Catalyst: Single Family Origination Module –AUS” enables lenders to electronically enter loan application data for single family forward mortgages “from their loan origination systems directly to the module” and receive automated mortgage insurance eligibility indicators … The post FHA Announces …

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