Embrace Home Loans names new senior vice president, retail and direct sales

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Embrace Home Loans names new senior vice president, retail and direct sales Embrace Home Loans, a Rhode Island-based mortgage lender, announced this week that longtime employee Ryan “Buddy” Hardiman is being promoted to senior vice president of retail and direct sales.  Hardiman has bee

Wells Fargo settles allegations of discriminating against female, African American job applicants

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Wells Fargo settles allegations of discriminating against female, African American job applicants A federal investigation found that Wells Fargo discriminated against thousands of African American and female job applicants based on their race and/or gender, the Department of Labor said this week.

Mortgage Tech Rundown: DocMagic, Loan Vision, and ZestFinance

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Mortgage Tech Rundown: DocMagic, Loan Vision, and ZestFinance Mortgage Tech Rundown looks at the latest news in mortgage technology, featuring new product updates, integrations and announcements. DocMagic, a provider of eMortgage services, launched a new mobile application that aims to prov

Supreme Court to take on CFPB constitutionality case

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Supreme Court to take on CFPB constitutionality case The Supreme Court announced Friday it will take on the case challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership. Back in 2017, a battle between the CFPB and PHH began, starting with a $10

Here’s how climate change could also change home values

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Here’s how climate change could also change home values Poorer communities in the U.S. are more likely to face falling home values as they struggle to adjust to floods and rising insurance costs, according to an article from Bloomberg. The Bloomberg article cited analysis from the San Francis

Builder confidence highest since early 2018

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Builder confidence highest since early 2018 Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes reached its highest point since February 2018. Read on to learn what factors are causing optimism among the nation’s builders. Source: thetitlereport.com

LenderClose adds director of operations

Date: 18 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

LenderClose adds director of operations LenderClose has hired a director of operations. Read on for more details. Source: thetitlereport.com

Harvard: Number of cost-burdened senior households hits all-time high

Date: 17 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Harvard: Number of cost-burdened senior households hits all-time high Over the next two decades, households in their 80s will be the fastest-growing age group.  That’s according to a recent study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, which found that more older Am

The hidden housing problem: There just aren’t enough houses on the market

Date: 17 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

The hidden housing problem: There just aren’t enough houses on the market For all the talk about how this year will be a great one for the mortgage business, there’s a problem underlying all that good news: There are simply not enough houses on the market to keep up with demand. A new re

Former Fannie Mae strategic business and relationship manager appointed to role at FormFree

Date: 17 Oct 2019 / Posted By: admin

Former Fannie Mae strategic business and relationship manager appointed to role at FormFree Fintech company and HousingWire HW TECH100 winner FormFree named former Fannie Mae Strategic Business and Relationship Manager Christy Moss as its director of partner relationships. With 30 years of expe