Surry County Register of Deeds (NC) Implements Simplifile eRecording

Surry County Register of Deeds Implements Simplifile Erecording

The Surry County register of deeds’ office is now accepting electronic documents for recording through Simplifile, the nation’s largest erecording …

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DOJ and HUD Sue Quicken Loans

DOJ and HUD Sue Quicken Loans

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 …

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March U.S. Existing Home Sales Skyrocket

March U.S. Existing Home Sales Skyrocket

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Mortgage Rates Hovering Near All-time Lows

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.

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FHFA Reiterates Vow to Protect GSE-Backed Loans From ‘Super-Priority’ Liens

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.

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How Buyers Can Avoid Being Victims of Mortgage Fraud

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 …

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Business Savvy Notaries Find New Way to Market Their Services on the Cheap

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 …

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