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CoreLogic Announces General Counsel Appointment

CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced the appointment of Arnold A. Pinkston to the role of Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary effective January 2, 2018. Mr. Pinkston will serve on the company’s Executive ...

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FHA Reverse Mortgage MBS Issuances Surged in Q4 2017

NewView Advisors, LLC, a financial services firm based in New York, has released a new look at the state of HECM mortgage-backed securities for 2017. HECM is the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Home Equity Conversion Mortgage reverse mortgage program, which ...

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Single-Family Rental Lease Retention Strengthens as Rents Rise

The latest single-family rental research from Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC shows the rental market following familiar trends in the closing months of 2017, with more renters choosing to renew their expiring leases and delinquency rates holding steady. Morningstar’s Single-Family Rental ...

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PHH Moves Forward With Updated Servicing Standards

In a statement released Wednesday, PHH said they will implement new servicing standards as part of a settlement with a multi-state group of state attorneys general, as well as following a “testing and reporting process to ensure compliance with the ...

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Average Credit Scores for Potential Homebuyers Dip

The credit score for all borrowers dipped to 722 in November 2017 from 728 in November 2016, according to a report released by Ellie Mae, a cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, on Wednesday. The report, which also ...

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Spend the Money, Fix the Roads, Woo the Homebuyers

Rebuilding the national infrastructure was one of the major talking points for candidates on the Presidential campaign trail. That priority fell out of focus in 2017 as Congress put their energy toward first health care reform and then tax reform, ...

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Americans Migrated West and South in 2017

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States in the Mountain West, Pacific West, and the South saw strong inbound migration for 2017, according to United Van Lines' 41st Annual National Movers Study. The Study tracks state-to-state migration patterns during a given year. For 2017, Vermont, Oregon, ...

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HELOC Rates Could Jump 75 Basis Points in 2018

For borrowers hoping to secure a home equity line of credit (HELOC) in 2018, sooner rather than later would be the best approach according to a new 2018 forecast by Bankrate. With the Fed recently increasing interest rates, Bankrate predicts ...

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