Fannie Mae: Lender profitability outlook tightens

For the third consecutive quarter, an increased share of mortgage lenders expect profit margins to retreat further from last year's highs, according to Fannie Mae's Q2 2021 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey...

Black Knight: Home prices impacting affordability

A dwindling inventory of homes for sale is pushing home price growth rates to previously unseen levels, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report from the Data & Analytics division of Black Knight…

Verus Title expands to Dallas-Fort Worth

Verus Title Inc. has expanded into the Texas market. Chris Mitchell, a 20-year title industry veteran, will lead Verus’ title operations as managing director, Texas Operations…

Redfin: Red-hot market may see relief soon

The housing market’s temperature may be starting to drop by a degree or two, according to a new report from Redfin. Both pending sales and asking prices began to decline or flatten in the four…

CoreLogic acquired, goes private

Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners have completed the acquisition of CoreLogic for $80 per share in cash. CoreLogic’s common stock has ceased trading on the New York Stock Exchange. CoreLogic’s…

Kensington Vanguard acquires Hometown Title

Kensington Vanguard National Land Services, an independent, full-service national title insurance agency, has acquired Hometown Title & Escrow. Headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia…

loanDepot, Farm Bureau launch new lender

loanDepot.com, LLC, a subsidiary of loanDepot, Inc. (NYSE: LDI), the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, and Farm Bureau Bank, a member oriented Bank serving over five million…

Realtor.com: Housing prices still blowing up

The U.S. median home price continued its double-digit appreciation in May reaching a new an all-time high of $380,000, according to the most recent Realtor.com Monthly Housing Trends Report…

Teens learning about money on social media

The bad news: your teenager is glued to TikTok. The good news: she may be learning about fiscal responsibility. Young people are turning to social media to learn about how to manage their finances…

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Fannie Mae: Lender profitability outlook tightens

For the third consecutive quarter, an increased share of mortgage lenders expect profit margins to retreat further from last year's highs, according to Fannie Mae's Q2 2021 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey...

Black Knight: Home prices impacting affordability

A dwindling inventory of homes for sale is pushing home price growth rates to previously unseen levels, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report from the Data & Analytics division of Black Knight…

Verus Title expands to Dallas-Fort Worth

Verus Title Inc. has expanded into the Texas market. Chris Mitchell, a 20-year title industry veteran, will lead Verus’ title operations as managing director, Texas Operations…

Redfin: Red-hot market may see relief soon

The housing market’s temperature may be starting to drop by a degree or two, according to a new report from Redfin. Both pending sales and asking prices began to decline or flatten in the four…

CoreLogic acquired, goes private

Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners have completed the acquisition of CoreLogic for $80 per share in cash. CoreLogic’s common stock has ceased trading on the New York Stock Exchange. CoreLogic’s…

Kensington Vanguard acquires Hometown Title

Kensington Vanguard National Land Services, an independent, full-service national title insurance agency, has acquired Hometown Title & Escrow. Headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia…

loanDepot, Farm Bureau launch new lender

loanDepot.com, LLC, a subsidiary of loanDepot, Inc. (NYSE: LDI), the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, and Farm Bureau Bank, a member oriented Bank serving over five million…

Realtor.com: Housing prices still blowing up

The U.S. median home price continued its double-digit appreciation in May reaching a new an all-time high of $380,000, according to the most recent Realtor.com Monthly Housing Trends Report…

Teens learning about money on social media

The bad news: your teenager is glued to TikTok. The good news: she may be learning about fiscal responsibility. Young people are turning to social media to learn about how to manage their finances…

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Experian expands with new income & employment verification

Experian has expanded into employer services with the release of a new suite of real-time income and employment verification products called Experian Verify. “We’re committed to helping employers, businesses, lenders, and consumers on the road to recovery from the...

Black Knight acquires eMBS secondary market tool

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), has acquired eMBS Inc., a company that provides performance data and analytics on agency-backed securities to market participants. The firm’s data is used to inform better investment decisions and enhance the yields on mortgage-backed...

ACES launches ACES CONNECT; adds 30 integrated vendor partners

ACES Quality Management (ACES), a quality management and control software provider, has launched ACES CONNECT, and added 30 integrated vendor partners into ACES Quality Management & Control software as part of its spring product release. ACES CONNECT offers...

Broker One chooses Filogix Expert Pro

Real Mortgage Associates (RMA) & Broker One, a network for independent mortgage brokerages in Eastern Canada, have selected Filogix Expert Pro to provide its members with digital mortgage capabilities.  The digital mortgage platform will be used to empower...

Synchronized Business Solutions expands business

The founder and CEO of Synchronized Business Solutions (SBS) has spun off a service he built for his own firm, based on more than 15 years of experience as a certified residential appraiser, and says he now intends to tackle crucial industry gaps through an appraisal...

Better to go public via SPAC merger

Better HoldCo Inc., the parent company of tech-based startup mortgage lender better.com announced plans to go public via merger with special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC) Aurora Acquisition Corp. SoftBank. which recently invested $500 million in Better, will...

Equifax offers new “all employers within 36 months” feature

Equifax Workforce Solutions announced that lenders can now request "All Employers Within 36 months" to pull the prior 36 months of income and employment data available on The Work Number database to help create a more informed, expanded view of a consumer's potential...

First Am wins deal of the year award

Congratulations to First American Financial Corp. for being named by Mergers & Acquisitions as winner of the FinTech Real Estate Deal of the Year for 2021. The deal referenced is First American's $350 million acquisition of fintech provider Docutech from Serent...

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