Yellen Hints at Possible Rate Hike

Yellen Hints at Possible Rate Hike
National Mortgage Professional Magazine | August 26, 2016
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen continued to stir speculation on another federal funds rate increase this year by suggesting the argument supporting this action has grown stronger.

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Could the Mortgage Market be Facing a Liquidity Crisis?

Could the Mortgage Market be Facing a Liquidity Crisis?
HousingWire | August 24, 2016
The mortgage market could be staring at a liquidity crisis in the very near future thanks in part to the Federal Reserve’s repeated reluctance to increase interest rates, Kroll Bond Rating Agency Senior Managing Director Christopher Whalen told CNBC on Wednesday.

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Proposed TRID Updates: Setting the Stage for Increased Enforcement? .

Proposed TRID Updates: Setting the Stage for Increased Enforcement?
Mortgage Orb | August 24, 2016
The CFPB’s proposed revisions fall short outlining the processes for curing TRID-related technical issues in loans that are in production and post-origination.

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Appreciation Deceleration: Home Prices Increased Only 0.2%

Appreciation Deceleration: Home Prices Increased Only 0.2% In June
by Orb Staff, Aug 24, 2016
U.S. home prices increased 1.2% on a seasonally adjusted basis in the second quarter compared with the first quarter and increased 5.6% compared with the second quarter of 2015, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) home price index. [Read More]

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Fannie, Freddie Update Standard Mortgage Application Form

Fannie, Freddie Update Standard Mortgage Application Form
by Orb Staff, Aug 24, 2016
It is the first update for the form – also known as the 10-03 – in more than 20 [Read More]

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Mortgage Originations Increased 30% To Nearly $1.8 Trillion In 2015

Mortgage Originations Increased 30% To Nearly $1.8 Trillion In 2015

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County worker faces fraud charges in home transfer (MI)

County worker faces fraud charges in home transfer

It is alleged that a quitclaim deed was recorded for the home on Dec. … filed a fraud complaint with the Wayne County Mortgage and Deed Fraud Unit, …

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