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As Mortgages Improve, Old Ills Still Hit Big Banks

“The five mortgage services that signed the National Mortgage Settlement are legally required to take specific, rigorous, and enforceable steps to protect homeowners,” Attorney General Schneiderman said. “Wells Fargo and Bank of America have flagrantly violated those obligations, putting hundreds … Continue reading

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No Money? No Worries. Home Lenders Ease Rules

The only low down payment loan left was through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)—the government’s loan insurer. The FHA took on a huge share of the market, far more than it was ever meant to, and while that helped prop … Continue reading

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Is the Refi ‘Apocalypse’ Really Upon Us?

In Bethesda, Maryland, Apex Home Loans CEO, Craig Strent, says a rise in rates could actually bring in more business in the short term. “There is a huge population that have benefitted from adjustable rate mortgages. When the rates adjusted, … Continue reading

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Falling Home Equity Spurs Fear of Strategic Default

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article Yesterday a lot of folks, including myself, were slightly incensed at the announcement by mortgage insurer PMI that it is launching a pilot program offering cash bonuses to borrowers who stay … Continue reading

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