Volume 2014 - Number 17
May 1, 2014
Regulatory Scrutiny of Nonbank Servicers Extends To REO Sales for Ocwen by Affiliated Company
The New York Department of Financial Services expanded its investigation of nonbank servicers, raising concerns about sales of real estate owned properties for Ocwen Financial by Altisource Portfolio Solutions, an affiliate of the nonbank servicer. Officials at Altisource downplayed the concerns late last week and said the company plans to continue to grow with Ocwen. In February, NYDFS Superintendent Ben Lawsky put on indefinite hold a planned servicing transfer from Wells Fargo to Ocwen on mostly non-agency mortgages with an unpaid principal balance of $39.2 billion. Lawsky has sent a number of questions to Ocwen as well as Nationstar Mortgage based on concerns that the nonbank servicers were growing too quickly. Officials at Ocwen note...
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