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Housing Crisis: New Rules Hit Mortgage Servicers

The nation’s five largest banks service about half of all mortgages, but recently they have been selling those servicing rights to so-called “specialty servicers,” like Ocwen and Nationstar, whose stocks have been soaring. These companies specialize in delinquent mortgages. The … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Big ‘No’ On Slashing Mortgage Debt

Despite strong pressure from the Obama administration, a federal regulator will not allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage principal. The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Ed DeMarco has previously opposed the program, which uses taxpayer money to pay … Continue reading

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