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  • Mortgage demand hits lowest level since 1997 October 5, 2022
    Mortgage rates continued to climb last week, causing another pullback in overall demand, which dropped to its slowest pace since 1997. The post Mortgage demand hits lowest level since 1997 appeared first on HousingWire.
    James Kleimann
  • Here are the 2022 HousingWire Vanguards! October 4, 2022
    Each year, the HousingWire Vanguards represent an elite group of industry executives who are moving the housing market forward. But these industry veterans didn’t fall into these roles overnight. The vast majority of them have carved unique paths for themselves, picking up invaluable knowledge along the way to help them better strategize and lead their […]
    Lesley Collins
  • FHA plans to revamp its 203k renovation program October 4, 2022
    FHA will issue a request for information from the public to update its 203K program, a step to boost housing inventory. The post FHA plans to revamp its 203k renovation program appeared first on HousingWire.
    Flávia Furlan Nunes
  • Bipartisan Policy Center proposes legislation to address housing crisis October 4, 2022
    The proposed legislation aims to take ideas proposed by Democrats and Republicans to address housing affordability. The post Bipartisan Policy Center proposes legislation to address housing crisis appeared first on HousingWire.
    Chris Clow
  • FHA solicits feedback on the rare small-balance mortgage October 4, 2022
    The FHA on Tuesday issued a request for feedback from the public on how it can increase access to small balance mortgages through its single-family mortgage insurance programs. The post FHA solicits feedback on the rare small-balance mortgage appeared first on HousingWire.
    James Kleimann
  • Home price growth to slow drastically next year October 4, 2022
    Despite rising 13.5% year over year in August, this is the slowest annual home price growth since spring 2021. The post Home price growth to slow drastically next year appeared first on HousingWire.
    Brooklee Han
  • A struggling, shrinking loanDepot hands raises to executives October 4, 2022
    Despite heavy financial losses, layoffs and reduced funding capacity, loanDepot is giving its top executives pay raises. The post A struggling, shrinking loanDepot hands raises to executives appeared first on HousingWire.
    James Kleimann
  • Guild Mortgage has an appetite for acquisitions October 4, 2022
    The shift from a refi boom to a lean purchase market will result in casualties. And Guild Mortgage's CEO Mary Ann McGarry said they're ready to strike a deal if conditions are right. The post Guild Mortgage has an appetite for acquisitions appeared first on HousingWire.
    James Kleimann
  • RON’s competitive advantage in today’s housing market October 3, 2022
    As more of the mortgage process becomes digital, RON has been proving to be a powerful part of the tech transformation for industry professionals. HousingWire recently spoke with Brian Webster, President of Notarycam, about how RON can provide a competitive advantage for lenders both in terms of being a digital capstone for customers and a […]
    Eunice Garcia
  • LodeStar integrates with Stewart October 3, 2022
    Closing fee-related compliance tool provider LodeStar is integrating with title insurance provider Stewart. The post LodeStar integrates with Stewart appeared first on HousingWire.
    Brooklee Han