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Despite market headwinds, title industry reports strong Q2:

HousingWire, Overall, for the first six months of the year, title insurance premium volume was down just 0.5% from $12.22 billion in 2021 to $12.16 billion in 2022. The post Despite market headwinds, title industry reports strong Q2 appeared first on HousingWire .


Opinion: Heres the latest data on what Realtors are witnessing in the housing market:

Fri, 30 Sep 2022

HousingWire, The National Association of Realtors Research Group has produced the index since 2008, at a time of turmoil in the real estate market.


Angel Oak Mortgage shakes up leadership:

Thu, 29 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Angel Oak Mortgage shakes up leadership Non-QM real estate investment trust Angel Oak Mortgage Inc. on Wednesday announced the departure of CEO Robert Williams.


Jim Jumpe to speak at HW Annual Oct. 3:

Tue, 27 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Speaking at the Marketing Leaders Success Summit at HousingWire Annual, Arch MI's Jim Jumpe will discuss the biggest challenges of creating a new marketing strategy during a merger and acquisition. The post Jim Jumpe to speak at HW Annual Oct. 3 appeared first on HousingWire .


Mortgage rates might soar even higher:

Thu, 22 Sep 2022

HousingWire, ... the mortgage industry accepting the current rate environment as a necessary period of adjustment, lenders are expected to roll out creative mortgage products to entice more borrowers, said Kurt Carlton, co-founder and president of real estate investment firm New Western.


Fed hikes rates by 75 bps to rein in still-hot inflation:

Wed, 21 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Debt is becoming very expensive very quickly, said Veena Jetti, founder of the Dallas-based real estate investment firm Vive Funds.


Hot home-equity market fueling securitization deals:

Wed, 21 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Unlock Technologies, a fintech operating in the shared-equity market, and real estate investment firm Saluda Grade, have closed a $180 million PLS-backed entirely by Unlock-originated residential home-equity agreements. The post Hot home-equity market fueling securitization deals appeared first on HousingWire .


Angel Oak launches 6th securitization deal this year:

Tue, 20 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Non-QM lender Angel Oak continues to unveil private-label offerings backed by legacy loans in the face of a brutal rate environment The post Angel Oak launches 6th securitization deal this year appeared first on HousingWire .


Feds Beige Book offers grim news for housing industry:

Wed, 14 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Boston Higher interest rates cooled home-buying demand, leading to fewer closed sales in the First Districts residential real estate markets.


Mortgage fraud risk is increasing amid slow real estate market:

Mon, 12 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Mortgage fraud risk is increasing amid slow real estate market Fraud risk for mortgages declined 7.5% in the second quarter for this year compared to 12 months ago, but income and property fraud incidents are likely to rise, CoreLogic forecasts.


Mortgage Evolution, Employment, Vendor Services; Fed Hawk Talk Persists:

Mon, 12 Sep 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, The Oakleaf Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Business Development Executive with experience delivering consultancy/professional services sales with an emphasis in financial services, risk management, real estate, or mortgage banking/financing.


Banking trade group strongly opposes nonbank membership in FHLB system:

Thu, 8 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Banking trade group "strongly" opposes nonbank membership in FHLB system An influential banking trade group this week argued that the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) should not permit nonbank lenders and real estate investment trusts to become members of the $1 trillion Federal Home Loan Bank system.


Opinion: How marketing automation saved on LOs business:

Thu, 8 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Mortgage automation using a smart CRM allows for intelligent workflow to keep loan originators on track. The post Opinion: How marketing automation saved on LOs business appeared first on HousingWire .


Freedom Mortgage conducts layoffs, sends jobs overseas: sources:

Wed, 7 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Last month, Freedom sold RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing to mortgage servicer Matrix Financial Services Corp. and a wholly owned subsidiary of real estate investment trust Two Harbors Investment Corp. two years after Freedom acquired it.


Fed Balance Sheet, Employment Opportunities, Vendor Tidbits, Investor News:

Wed, 7 Sep 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, The Oakleaf Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Business Development Executive with experience delivering consultancy/professional services sales with an emphasis in financial services, risk management, real estate, or mortgage banking/financing.


Japanese luxury-home developer plans U.S. IPO:

Tue, 6 Sep 2022

HousingWire, Tokyo-based Lead Real Estate Co. Ltd., a developer of luxury single-family homes and condominiums, which also has residential leasing operations in Dallas, is looking to raise up to $30 million via the U.S. stock market. The post Japanese luxury-home developer plans U.S. IPO appeared first on HousingWire .

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