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  • Guild Mortgage promotes 3 employees to top positions November 19, 2019
    Guild Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender, announced late last week that it has promoted three senior members of its leadership team as it continues to grow. The post Guild Mortgage promotes 3 employees to top positions appeared first on HousingWire.
    Maleesa Smith
  • CoreLogic: Lower single-family rental inventory is pushing prices up November 19, 2019
    Apartment rental occupancy rates hit an all-time low this year, meanwhile, single-family rental prices have also surged. According to a new report from CoreLogic, U.S. single-family rent prices rose 3% in September over August. The post CoreLogic: Lower single-family rental inventory is pushing prices up appeared first on HousingWire.
    Julia Falcon
  • Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz leaving to take “gap year” November 19, 2019
    In a LinkedIn post Monday, Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz announced he would be stepping down from the company he's helped lead for more than a decade. The post Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz leaving to take “gap year” appeared first on HousingWire.
    Julia Falcon
  • FHFA issuing new rules on allowing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to rebuild capital November 19, 2019
    In 2018, the FHFA proposed a rule to implement new capital requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But a lot has changed since then. As such, the FHFA now plans to do away with the 2018 capital rule and propose new capital rules next year. The post FHFA issuing new rules on allowing Fannie […]
    Ben Lane
  • River City Mortgage plots expansion into 8 new states November 19, 2019
    River City Mortgage currently operates in Ohio, New Jersey, Washington D.C, Indiana, Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Colorado, California, Illinois, and Georgia, but the company is plotting an expansion to eight new states. The post River City Mortgage plots expansion into 8 new states appeared first on HousingWire.
    Ben Lane
  • CFPB issues clarification on upcoming changes to loan originator licensing rules November 19, 2019
    In just five days, the licensing rules for mortgage loan originators will change, making it easier for LOs to change jobs and continue originating mortgages without any license-related delays. And with those changes about to take effect, the CFPB issued a clarification recently on the licensing rules to address a possible loophole that could have […]
    Ben Lane
  • House passes bill to reauthorize terrorism risk insurance program November 19, 2019
    The House of Representatives passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019, a bill that will reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for seven years. The bill, H.R. 4634, passed in a House vote of 385-22. It was previously passed unanimously in the House Financial Services Committee. The post House passes bill to […]
    Kelsey Ramírez
  • HW Tech100, growth through focus November 19, 2019
    Each year, HousingWire publishes HW Tech100, a list that recognizes the 100 most innovative and impactful technology companies in the housing industry. This list includes companies at all stages and often has solutions for mortgage origination, loan servicing, secondary markets, real estate agents, valuations, multifamily and real estate investing…to name a few.  The goal of […]
    Clayton Collins
  • U.S. housing starts rise 3.8% in October November 19, 2019
    Housing starts rose 3.8% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.314 million and the pace for September was revised upward, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Commerce. The post U.S. housing starts rise 3.8% in October appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alcynna Lloyd
  • Renovate-to-rent fueling sustained demand at foreclosure auction November 19, 2019
    Slowing home price appreciation has eroded potential fix-and-flip profits over the past year, but demand at foreclosure auctions has remained strong as buyers shift to a renovate-to-rent strategy. The post Renovate-to-rent fueling sustained demand at foreclosure auction appeared first on HousingWire.
    Auction.com