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  • Mid America Mortgage rebrands to Click n’ Close June 27, 2022
    Texas lender Mid America Mortgage rebranded as Click n' Close to expand into the mortgage technology industry following the sale of the majority of its retail lending operations.  The post Mid America Mortgage rebrands to Click n’ Close appeared first on HousingWire.
    Connie Kim
  • New home sales beat estimates, but what does it mean? June 24, 2022
    Overall, the new homes sales was a shocking report, not only as a headline beat, but with positive revisions on sales. The post New home sales beat estimates, but what does it mean? appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • The far-reaching impact of “The House that SHE Built” June 24, 2022
    In 2021, HousingWire featured a kudos on the first-ever Utah Professional Women in Building group, and now, almost a year later, we sat down with Terri Everhart, 2022 NAHB Professional Women in Building chair, to get an update on their successful, growing team of women and their current projects. The post The far-reaching impact of […]
    Sarahi De La Cuesta
  • American Financial Network to pay $1M fee to resolve fraud allegations June 24, 2022
    Lender American Financial Network agreed to pay $1 million to resolve allegations that it fraudulently originated government-backed mortgage loans insured by the FHA. The post American Financial Network to pay $1M fee to resolve fraud allegations appeared first on HousingWire.
    Connie Kim
  • PIMCO-backed FGMC lays off most staffers June 24, 2022
    FGMC cut about 80% of its workforce on Friday and has stopped accepting new mortgage applications, HousingWire has learned.  The post PIMCO-backed FGMC lays off most staffers appeared first on HousingWire.
    Flávia Furlan Nunes
  • Nominations for HW Insiders Close Today! June 24, 2022
    HousingWire reached out to 2021 winner Amanda Cherry, associate product manager at Finance of America Reverse, to hear more about what's to come in reverse. The post Nominations for HW Insiders Close Today! appeared first on HousingWire.
    Lesley Collins
  • HW+ Member Spotlight: Ben Bernstein June 24, 2022
    This week’s HW+ member spotlight features Ben Bernstein as he shares why it’s an interesting time to be tracking the housing market and all of the ancillary markets that are impacted by it.   The post HW+ Member Spotlight: Ben Bernstein appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarahi De La Cuesta
  • Ginnie Mae extends some COVID-19 policies June 23, 2022
    Ginnie said that it is extending delinquency reporting exemptions for issuers and alternative audit procedures. The post Ginnie Mae extends some COVID-19 policies appeared first on HousingWire.
    Maria Volkova
  • FHFA: No delay on 50 bps fee, but open to “engagement” June 23, 2022
    The FHFA on Thursday reiterated its stance on a new fee on some government-backed enterprise securities, but said it would engage stakeholders. The post FHFA: No delay on 50 bps fee, but open to “engagement” appeared first on HousingWire.
    Georgia Kromrei
  • Will Realtors ever go extinct? June 23, 2022
    Realtors still own the keys to the homebuyer and seller kingdom. If you’re a lender, you’ve known this forever. If you’re in Proptech, you’ve come to learn or accept it. But here’s the thing: Very few have mastered the art of winning a Realtor's heart, mind and dollars. The post Will Realtors ever go extinct? […]
    Eunice Garcia