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March 16, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Caliber Home Loans Launches Mobile Platform

Caliber Home Loans has announced a new mobile platform designed to simplify the loan process for borrowers and key players in the homebuying and mortgage financing chain. The platform features three mobile phone apps customized for borrowers, Caliber’s sales force, real estate agents and homebuilders. The apps provides efficient and effective communication among all parties from home shopping to as far as servicing the loan. “We are a retail shop that provides ..

March 2, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

FinTech Makes Mortgage Lending More Efficient

Technology-based, or “fintech,” lenders are revolutionizing the mortgage-lending process with new, innovative ways of doing business, far from the more traditional methods of delivering loan products and financial services, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The study, “The Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending,” describes fintech lenders as “lenders that offer an application process that can be completed entirely online.” Fintech lenders have grown ...

February 27, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: AEI’s Wish-List: No More Cash-Out Refis for Fannie and Freddie / Number 29 for Ocwen / Altisource Worries about its Reliance on Ocwen / The Digital Revolution / Mortgage Network Unveils Jumbo Renovation Loan

Is the White House listening to the AEI on GSE reform?

February 21, 2018 - IMFnews

In Wake of Warehouse Fraud, Santander Sells Business to Flagstar. Deal Will Create Nation’s Fourth Largest Warehouse Provider

Flagstar also will hire Santander’s “existing" warehouse relationship managers...

February 15, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Is Mel Watt Dropping Hints? / A Utility Model for Fannie and Freddie? / Refi Applications on the Rise (Ever So Slightly) / No (Permanent) Ginnie Prez, No FHA Chief / Uber Executive’s Foray Into Mortgages

Joshua Rosner, managing director of Graham Fisher & Co., states: “This sounds like the early stages of a utility model..."

February 15, 2018 - IMFnews

Behind the White House’s Request to Shore Up FHA Tech: 73 System Outages in 2017

The budget proposal calls for exempting “small lenders” – companies that generate about 20 percent of FHA business – from the IT fee.

February 8, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: The Top VA IRRRL Lenders / Tax Cuts Coupled with More Government Spending, a Recipe for Disaster? / If Habib’s Interest Rate Prediction Comes True, Watch Out Below / CFPB Wants Feedback on Enforcement Processes / A New Title for Amy Brandt

Analyst Barry Habib of MBS Highway told us last week that once the yield breaks above 3.00 percent it’s only a matter of time before it hits 3.80. Just think of what that might do to the mortgage business…

February 7, 2018 - IMFnews

Guaranteed Rate Hires Quicken Executive as New President of Online

At Quicken, Lombardi served as director of mortgage banking.


What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.
I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.
Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.
We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

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