Just five months ago, Zillow Group announced it was officially entering the mortgage arena with the launch of Zillow Home Loans, a move made possible by its November 2018 acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America. Since then, the real estate giant has been working on the …

Zillow taps brakes on big move into mortgages | 2019-08-09 | HousingWire Read more »

New York (CNN Business)Zillow is trying to transition from an online advertising business to a full-service real estate company that buys and flips homes — a difficult evolution as evidenced by its most recent earnings release. The company on Wednesday posted revenue of …

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It’s about to get much easier for mortgage loan originators to switch jobs and continue originating mortgages without any license-related delays. Under the current rules of the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act, an LO who moves between …

Loan originator licensing rules are about to change: Here’s what you need to know | 2019-04-09 | HousingWire Read more »

Practice doesn’t make perfect. Neither does perfect practice (even if Vince Lombardi actually did say it does). But deep, deliberate practice, a form of training that involves concentration, effort, and a steady stream of critical feedback, can help improve any skill up to 10 times faster than …

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A nonprofit developer founded in the wake of the Great Depression to create housing affordable for autoworkers, has been quietly developing and financing affordable housing for the middle class in Oakland County for decades and, more recently, in Detroit. Now …

Oakland Housing shifts middle-class affordability focus to North Corktown in Detroit Read more »

Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:FBC) is a company in the Savings & Loans industry and that’s how we compare it to its competitors. The contrasting will be based on the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation. Insider …

Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC) and Its Competitors Financial Results Comparison | EnHerald Read more »

Ditech Holdings announced in June that it had entered into an agreement to sell its reverse mortgage business, but now one of its big-named clients is formally objecting to the sale. Bank of America, which has a reverse mortgage servicing agreement with Ditech …

Bank of America claims Ditech’s sale of RMS “threatens to abandon” elderly reverse mortgage borrowers | 2019-07-19 | HousingWire Read more »

The Global Mortgage Lender Market Report 2019-2025 includes a comprehensive analysis of the present Mortgage Lender Market. It specifies the Mortgage Lender market size and also factors controlling the growth of the market. The report starts with the basic Mortgage Lender Market …

Mortgage Lender Market 2019 – Caliber Home Loans, loanDepot, Flagstar Bank, United Wholesale Mortgage, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. – A Technology Market Read more »

BidaskClub cut shares of Independent Bank Co.(MI) (NASDAQ:IBCP) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Saturday, June 22nd, BidAskClub reports. IBCP has been the topic of several other reports. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a hold rating on shares of …

Independent Bank Co.(MI) (NASDAQ:IBCP) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell” – Riverton Roll Read more »

Mortgage rates were caught in a tug of war this week as economic news pushed them up and then pulled them down, leaving them back where they started. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year …

Fixed mortgage rates end up back where they started after an up-and-down week – The Washington Post Read more »