In an effort to protect homeowners, the FHFA extended forbearance coverage to 18 months and pushed the eviction and foreclosure moratorium to June 30.
Debbie Thayer, EVP of default administration at Shellpoint, will speak on Servicing Challenges During a Pandemic Period at HousingWire’s Spring Summit.
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Notarize is now offering free notarizations in an effort to eliminate racial covenants and fight against real estate-based systemic racism.
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Technology has given consumers the power of choice and expedited the entire real estate purchasing process. Successful agents, brokerages and loan officers of the future are going to rely significantly on technology to find, nurture and engage with buyers and sellers while also playing an expanding role as personal advisors.
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Extreme increases in lumber prices have caused some people to go bearish on new home sales. Not this one! If we play a version of rock, paper, and scissors with lumber prices and mortgage rates, mortgage rates will win. Mortgage rates have a much more significant influence on the new home sales market than lumber prices, even at their current highs.
Homebuilders are getting better at offering homes at affordable prices. In January, 38% of new homes were sold for less than $300,000. HW+ Premium Content
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Stearns Lending was able to implement an accelerated and more reliable origination workflow by adopting CoreLogic’s FactCheck income analysis solution. The tool automates, streamlines and standardizes the borrower income calculation process.
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Of the 3.2 million borrowers with mortgage delinquencies, keep on eye on the 626,000 with government loans in Ginnie Mae securities.
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CoStar CEO Andy Florance talks about an internet giant that pledged not to enter their space, and that Zillow isn’t an “effective” competitor to Apartments.com
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