Surry County Register of Deeds Implements Simplifile E–recording
The Surry County register of deeds’ office is now accepting electronic documents for recording through Simplifile, the nation’s largest e–recording …
Nearly one week after Quicken Loans filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department Housing & Urban Development (HUD) over claims that the federal government had tried to strong-arm the Detroit lender over a “faulty analysis of a miniscule number of cherry picked mortgages,” … KEEP READING …
Mortgage Rates Hovering Near All-time Lows
The Washington Post | April 23, 2015
The 30-year fixed-rate average slipped to 3.65 percent with an average 0.6 point. It was 3.67 percent a week ago and 4.33 percent a year ago.
FHFA Reiterates Vow to Protect GSE-Backed Loans From ‘Super-Priority’ Liens
DS News | April 22, 2015
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has issued a statement saying it has not consented nor will it consent to the foreclosure of a GSE-backed mortgage loan when initiated by a homeowners association (HOA) that has attached “super-priority” lien status to a mortgage loan.
How Buyers Can Avoid Being Victims of Mortgage Fraud
Equity stripping is the process whereby the homeowner facing foreclosure signs the title to a third party so as to rent the property, then later on buy …
Business Savvy Notaries Find New Way to Market Their Services on the Cheap
Enter Mary Pugh, a veteran notary, who just happens to be a marketing expert. She recently launched NotarizeThis.info, a searchable online notary …