Warren County, Ga., Implements Simplifile E-recording Service

Warren County, Ga., Implements Simplifile E-recording Service.

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Damming the Regulatory Flood With Technology

Damming the Regulatory Flood With Technology | Mortgage News | Daily National and State Headlines.

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Exposing Real Estate Scam and Fraud (CA)

Exposing Real Estate Scam and Fraud

Last year San Luis Obispo County placed number one in the state of California for real estate fraud and number four nationally.

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Mortgage Reform Is Worth the Small Extra Cost to Borrowers

Mortgage Reform Is Worth the Small Extra Cost to Borrowers
The New York Times | April 18, 2014
The higher cost for borrowers in a Senate bill reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac corresponds to the protection for taxpayers that was missing in the old system, writes an economist.

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5 Questions on the State of Mortgage Lending

5 Questions on the State of Mortgage Lending
The Wall Street Journal | April 18, 2014
Anyone who’s tried to get a mortgage in recent years knows that it hasn’t been easy. But there are growing signs that lenders are becoming less picky amid a rebound in home prices and a drop-off in mortgage refinancing. Here are five things to know.

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FHA Says No to Industry Groups That Want It to Reduce Borrower Fees

FHA Says No to Industry Groups That Want It to Reduce Borrower Fees
The Washington Post | April 21, 2014
The National Association of Realtors and the Mortgage Bankers Association sent letters to the agency asking it to lower the “annual premiums” that are tacked onto monthly mortgage payments. The FHA has raised these types of fees five times since 2010, from .55 percent of the loan’s value to 1.35 percent.

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Nine Million-Plus U.S. Properties Seriously Underwater in Q1

Nine Million-Plus U.S. Properties Seriously Underwater in Q1 | Mortgage News | Daily National and State Headlines.

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