Pending Sales, Home Prices Up Slightly

Pending Sales, Home Prices Up Slightly
National Mortgage Professional Magazine | June 29, 2015
The latest housing data points to minimal gains in pending sales and housing prices, although in both cases there are concerns of a recovery that is not moving with any great speed.

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45% of Homes Sold in Less Than a Month

45% of Homes Sold in Less Than a Month
Realtor Mag | June 29, 2015
Homes are spending less time on the market. Forty-five percent of homes sold in May were on the market for less than a month, according to the National Association of Realtors. On average, properties in May stayed on the market for 40 days. While that is up from 39 days in April, it still marks the third shortest time since NAR began tracking days on the

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Simplifile Announces Simplifile Cares Program with Habitat for Humanity

Simplifile Announces Simplifile Cares Program with Habitat for Humanity

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Mortgage Fraud Risk Fell 4% In 2014

National Mortgage Professional Magazine
Interthinx: Mortgage Fraud Risk Fell 4% In 2014

But there is still plenty of mortgage fraud out there, as evidenced by the … “As real estate and mortgage markets continue to move toward the new, …

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CFPB Publishes Consumer Complaint ‘Narratives’

CFPB Publishes Consumer Complaint ‘Narratives’
June 25, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday started publishing consumer complaint “narratives” on its website. The narratives cover problems consumers encountered when doing business with various financial institutions, including [read more]

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Seminars set for county notaries (PA)

Seminars set for county notaries

PAN’s first-time notary seminar — 9 a.m. to noon July 7 — is state-approved and fulfills the three-hour mandatory education provision for new notaries.

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‘Robo-signing’ settlement offers Bakersfield (CA) homebuyers $15000 downpayment grants

The Bakersfield Californian
Robosigning‘ settlement offers Bakersfield homebuyers $15000 downpayment grants

… money toward the purchase of a home thanks to a court agreement last year settling accusations Wells Fargo & Co. used “robo-signings” to expedite …

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