Ex-FHFA employee files lawsuit against agency for $1 million

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Ex-FHFA employee files lawsuit against agency for million Monday, the ex-employee of the FHFA who claimed she was sexually harassed by FHFA Director Mel Watt filed a lawsuit against the agency for $1 million. In the lawsuit, ex-FHFA employee Simone Grimes claims the agency paid her less than the m

WNC closes $150M fund for affordable housing

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

WNC closes 0M fund for affordable housing WNC, an affordable housing development, investment and management company, just closed a $150 million fund for affordable housing. The fund enjoys backing from five repeat investors and was able to garner one new investor to add to its war chest. Source: h

Guild Mortgage launches first-time homebuyer program with Home Depot

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Guild Mortgage launches first-time homebuyer program with Home Depot Guild Mortgage announced it launched a new home buying program in partnership with Home Depot for first-time homebuyers. The program offers a 3% down payment, as well as a grant and gift card to qualified customers. Source: https

The Docket: Virginia Court Addresses Need for Corrective Instruments Involving Trusts

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

The Docket: Virginia Court Addresses Need for Corrective Instruments Involving Trusts The Docket is a monthly TitleNews Online feature provided by ALTA’s Title Counsel Committee which reviews significant court rulings and other legal developments and explains the relevance to the title insurance

Where are Our Future Leaders?

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Where are Our Future Leaders? By Frank Pellegrini Leadership is not a matter of one’s I.Q., academic degrees or a prestigious alma mater. It has nothing to do with an imposing physique or deep, well-resonated voice. Heredity, good luck or being in the right place at the right time don’t factor

Death of a Salesman … Birth of a Sales Team

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Death of a Salesman … Birth of a Sales Team Dr. Cindy McGovern Have you ever seen “Death of a Salesman?” It’s a classic 20th century play, telling the story of a troubled working man—yes, a salesman!—and his family, watching his life gradually fade away, spending his final days on the r

Why Did Your Underwriter Ask for THAT on this Commercial Deal?

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Why Did Your Underwriter Ask for THAT on this Commercial Deal? By Marjorie Bardwell Commercial vs Residential. It’s not just the size of the deal or the use of the property that make these two very different animals. The nature of the commercial transaction—the national players, the out of stat

Canada signs off on Fidelity-Stewart deal

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Canada signs off on Fidelity-Stewart deal As they await approval from state and federal regulators throughout the U.S., Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and Stewart Information Services Corp. have received approval for their proposed deal from Canadian authorities. Read on to learn when the compan

LenderLive sells mortgage fulfillment division

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

LenderLive sells mortgage fulfillment division LenderLive Holdings has agreed to sell its mortgage fulfillment and secondary marketing division to a third party mortgage services provider. Read on for more details about the sale. Source: thetitlereport.com

GRS Title expands Missouri operations

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

GRS Title expands Missouri operations GRS Title Services, LLC has opened a new office in Kansas City, Mo., and has hired a director to oversee it, the company announced. Read on for more details about GRS’ Missouri expansion. Source: thetitlereport.com