Embrace Home Loans expands into Texas Recent reports from the Texas Association of Realtors and Fitch Ratings call out how hot texas real estate right now, as more homes were sold last year than ever before. Seeking to strike while the iron is hot, Embrace Home Loans announced this week that it is expanding into Texas and opening its first office in the state. HousingWire.com Topics

The 10-year Treasury yield is spiking, and hit its highest point since March, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. "After dipping slightly last week, Treasury.

Credit Plus launches new loan quality control program ISIGN Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has launched a new quality-control service for correspondents–a program for correspondent lenders with warehouse lines of credit that evaluates all quality-control points in the origination of mortgage loans, from the submission of a loan application to post-closing.

A repayment plan may make sense if you: Have recovered from a short-term financial hardship that caused you to miss a few mortgage payments and receive a notice of default. Can demonstrate to your lender that you have the funds to repay past-due amounts – along with any associated fees and late charges – and can afford your mortgage payments.

California home sales surge Bennington, 41, hanged himself in his southern California home on July 20 and the band canceled its North American tour. The billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales (10.. The number of homes sold fell in 37 of the 85 largest metro areas that Redfin tracks, while 24 metro areas saw double-digit increases in home sales compared to a year earlier.

What Lies Ahead for Fannie and Freddie in 2018? january 11, 2018 Is 2018 the year that Congress finally passes housing finance reform and puts an end to the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac received a total of approximately $187.5 billion in cash from the Treasury Department, and have paid back a total of $185.3 billion in the form of dividends to the U.S.

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Investors keep sights on real estate Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on larger issues. politics continued to dominate the news cycle this weekend, with inauguration parties and protests following Donald Trump’s swearing in as POTUS.

Mr. Watt, who happens to be speaking here in North Carolina at the AMC and who happens to be the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has testified before lawmakers that Fannie Mae and.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are well on their way to becoming the biggest and most enduring black holes for taxpayers. as the Treasury reported a profit of $11 billion on $308 billion of bank.

NAR: Pending home sales up 10.3% from last year Ellie Mae announces layoffs of 10% of its staff Ellie Mae recently completed restructuring its team after its acquisition by Thoma Bravo, a restructuring that includes the layoff of about 10% of its staff. "Last week we completed a restructuring of our team so that we can ensure Ellie Mae will continue to grow and achieve our goal of automating the residential real estate [.]living the Hawaii life is about to get more expensive median home prices in Honolulu expected to reach $700,000 for the first time ever. NAR: Pending home sales up 10.3% from last year June 2017 Pending Home Sales Posted in Economist Commentaries , by Michael Hyman, Research Data Specialist on August 2, 2017 NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that June’s pending.

Almost nine years ago, in September 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were broke and put into government conservatorship by the federal housing finance agency. Less than two months before, the.

Freddie Mac will make a $30.4 billion dividend payment to the Treasury by the end of the year, meaning the enterprise will pay round $9 million more in dividends to the government than the $71.3.

The "sweep" continues to use the GSEs as slush funds for Treasury and leaves taxpayers completely exposed for future losses. Government’s sweep of Fannie and Freddie profits puts taxpayers.

It might be the best way to get the government out of the mortgage market.. How About Leaving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Alone?. and paid almost $300 billion in dividends to the Treasury – money that serves. Eventually, this could be enough to protect taxpayers in all but the most extreme cases.