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  • FHFA proposes changes to GSE capital rule September 15, 2021
    The FHFA proposed a rule on Wednesday to amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) for the GSEs that would refine the leverage buffer and the risk-based capital treatment for CRT transactions. The post FHFA proposes changes to GSE capital rule appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Deconstructing Trump-era restrictions on Fannie & Freddie September 15, 2021
    The Biden administration has unwound much of Mnuchin and Calabria's parting gift to the industry, removing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac caps on investment properties, "higher-risk" loans and more. HW+ Premium Content The post Deconstructing Trump-era restrictions on Fannie & Freddie appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Rocket Mortgage’s Rachel Robinson to speak at HW Annual September 15, 2021
    Rocket Mortgage's Rachel Robinson will discuss how technology can play an important role in the appraisal process and help eliminate discriminatory practices The post Rocket Mortgage’s Rachel Robinson to speak at HW Annual appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Reverse mortgage volume drops in August September 15, 2021
    The reverse mortgage volume boom appears to have diminished for now, at least if new data is any indication. HECM endorsements fell 14.3% in August, according to RMI The post Reverse mortgage volume drops in August appeared first on HousingWire.
  • The purchase mortgage market continues to pick up steam September 15, 2021
    The increase in mortgage application volume was predominantly driven by purchase activity, which grew by 8% from the week prior, the MBA said The post The purchase mortgage market continues to pick up steam appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Black Knight looks to court brokers with new LOS September 15, 2021
    Black Knight is looking to hook mortgage brokers with a new loan origination system designed specifically for them, called "LoanCatcher." The post Black Knight looks to court brokers with new LOS appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Treasury removes restrictions on investment properties September 14, 2021
    The Treasury Department and FHFA announced Tuesday that they are suspending certain requirements that were added in January to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements (PSPAs) between Treasury and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The post Treasury removes restrictions on investment properties appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Pacaso’s plans to “democratize” second-home ownership September 14, 2021
    Pacaso, the real estate startup co-founded by former Zillow execs, raised another $125 million to further its goal of democratizing second-home ownership The post Pacaso’s plans to “democratize” second-home ownership appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Is Mike Calhoun still in the running for FHFA director? September 14, 2021
    President Joe Biden was expected to nominate Mike Calhoun as FHFA director on Monday. But the nomination never came. Is he still in the running? HW+ Premium Content The post Is Mike Calhoun still in the running for FHFA director? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • CoreLogic’s chief appraiser to speak at HW Annual September 14, 2021
    Shawn Telford will discuss recent regulatory changes and what we should expect for 2022 at HW Annual Sept. 27-28. The post CoreLogic’s chief appraiser to speak at HW Annual appeared first on HousingWire.