The New Normal: Time to Close Settles at 46 Days

The New Normal: Time to Close Settles at 46 Days
HousingWire | September 23, 2016
Ellie Mae report suggests TRID issues are calming down.

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Extend 13-Week Run

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Extend 13-Week Run
The Mortgage Report | September 23, 2016
It Seems Nothing Can Make Mortgage Rates Rise. Mortgage rates maintained their winning streak, at 13 weeks at or below 3.5%.

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Deja Vu: Fannie And Freddie Lower Lending Standards

Deja Vu: Fannie And Freddie Lower Lending Standards
Seeking Alpha | September 23, 2016
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are lowering mortgage standards. On Monday, the two government-backed housing giants revealed a new program designed to boost mortgage origination among first-time buyers and those with low-to-medium incomes.

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Affordability Crisis Holds Back Home Sales in August

Affordability Crisis Holds Back Home Sales in August
HousingWire | September 23, 2016
Existing home sales decreased yet again in August due to high home prices and low inventory locking some potential buyers out of the market, according to a report released today by the National Association of Realtors.

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Real estate agent accused of short sale fraud scheme in Orange County (FL)

Real estate agent accused of short sale fraud scheme in Orange County FL

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Wednesday, October 19 3 p.m., ET Registration Fee: Complimentary for PRIA Members $25 all others Cybersecurity presented by Tom Clerici Information Security Officer at Freedom

 
Wednesday, October 19
3 p.m., ET
Registration Fee:
Complimentary for PRIA Members
$25 all others

Cybersecurity

 presented by Tom Clerici
Information Security Officer at Freedom Mortgage

 

Topics include:
1. Review of high profile data breaches
2. Analysis of the current cybersecurity threat landscape for private  financial institutions and government entities
3. Overview of how attackers gain access to systems
4. High level discussion around how to build an information security program
To register for this webinar, click here.  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until all seats are filled.

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CFPB to Credit Unions: New Mortgage Regulations Level the Lending Playing Field

CFPB to Credit Unions: New Mortgage Regulations Level the Lending Playing Field
HousingWire | September 21, 2016
Speaking to the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray laid out what came off as a persuasive speech convincing credit unions about all the things the bureau does for credit unions.

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