Home / (page 3)

Forbearance Volumes Change Course

neighborhood

After falling by 273,000 or 9% over the past two weeks, forbearance volumes edged upward this week. Data collected by Black Knight through November 17 showed that about 5.2% of all active mortgage loans nationwide are in forbearance programs—that's about ...

Read More »

Social Welfare Group Pushes for Immediate Pro-Housing Policy

Housing equality—along with vanquishing systemic barriers and the creation of additional homes—is front and center for a campaign called Up for Growth Action, a 501(c)(4) federal pro-housing legislative advocacy campaign pushing for pro-housing policies at the federal level, according to ...

Read More »

The Industry Pulse: Leadership, Acquisitions, and Partnerships

Minneapolis-based Bell Bank has hired Jesse Schwab as EVP/Chief Risk Officer, with oversight of all non-credit related risk management for Bell Bank and its divisions. “We’re excited to have Jesse join our growing Bell team,” said Michael Solberg, Bell’s president and CEO. “His experience in this arena will help us implement additional risk management processes and policies. ...

Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Could Help Boost Urban Real Estate

city, urban, new york

CNN Business recently posted a report covering the possibilities of how a COVID-19 vaccine could directly affect the real estate market. According to real estate and economy experts, the arrival of a vaccine could really begin to turn the market ...

Read More »

The American Housing Industry’s Biggest Challenges

house, home

Historically low interest rates and sustained strength in numerous economic sectors have helped jump the for-sale housing market this year. However, the housing industry is bearing a particularly harsh brunt of COVID-19—especially in terms of a scarcity of affordable rental ...

Read More »

FHFA Announces Milestone Toward Ending Conservatorships

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a final rule to the Federal Register for publication today that establishes a new regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, also known as the Enterprises. The final rule makes changes ...

Read More »

Your Daily Dose of DS News

Get the news you need, when you need it. Subscribe to the Daily Dose of DS News to receive each day’s most important default servicing news and market information, absolutely free of charge.