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Bernanke: Recession May End This Year

In a rare television interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes:http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/60minutes/main3415.shtml this weekend, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told the American public that the U.

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LPS' RealEC Surpasses 42M Orders, Announces HVCC-Compliance

Santa Ana, California’s RealEC Technologies Inc., a provider of collaborative mortgage network solutions that is majority-owned by Lender Processing Services, today announced that it has surpassed a milestone of more than 42 million real estate orders processed through its network, since the company was founded in 1998.

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HUD Delays RESPA's "Required Use" Rule

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said it will delay the planned implementation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) required use:http://www.hud.gov/news/requireduserule.

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Report: Subprime Litigation Doubles in 2008

In a new report issued this week, Navigant Consulting, Inc. found that beyond the billions in writedowns, the credit crisis produced an alarming 576 new litigation matters filed in U.S. federal courts in 2008.

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Ellie Mae Offers New HVCC-Compliant Appraisal Services

Pleasanton, California-based Ellie Mae announced on Friday the launch of the company’s HVCC-compliant appraisal services, a new program designed to help banker, lender, and broker clients comply with the GSEs’ Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) that goes into effect on May 1, 2009.

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The Moratorium Morass

Why Putting the Brakes on Foreclosures Won’t Stop the Crash California did it. Massachusetts and Maryland did it, too. So did Fannie and Freddie. Florida and Ohio are talking about doing it. The sheriff of Wayne County, Michigan, didn’t wait around for a vote: He did it himself.

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MBA's Kittle Testifies on Mortgage Reform

David G. Kittle, chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and EVP at Vision Mortgage Capital, LLC, testified before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit on Wednesday.

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