A CFPB pilot project has concluded that e-closings make the closing process more efficient and less confusing for borrowers. The CFPB’s continuing crackdown on Marketing Services Arrangements (MSAs) has led… Read More »

The home purchase and rental markets usually move in opposite directions: When one rises, the other typically remains flat or falls. Soaring foreclosures and a battered housing market – both… Read More »

Housing industry analysts have been trumpeting the steady decline in negative equity rates as home prices have climbed during the past two years. But despite those gains, 4 million homeowners… Read More »

An old song says “love is lovelier the second time around.” Some housing industry executives are hoping lenders will view homeownership the same way when they consider mortgage applications from… Read More »