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Black Knight Launches Municipal Lien Search

Black Knight Financial Services launched its Municipal Lien Search solution Wednesday to help uncover property debts and reduce risk associated with liens not included on property reports or outside of the scope of title insurance coverage. County debts; code and force violations; waste, water, ...

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Asurity Technologies Announces Integrated Compliance Platform

Asurity Technologies Announces Integrated Compliance Platform

Asurity Technologies, an enterprise formed to provide the financial services industry with RegTech solutions, announced its formation as an entity bringing together Treliant Solutions, LLC, Risk Management Solutions, Inc., and Mortgage Resources Group, LLC into an integrated compliance platform. According to Asurity, this platform will allow lenders to establish compliance, proactively manage a fair lending and redlining risk, and submit for both HDMA and CRA.

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Millennials: Want to Buy, Forced to Rent

The rate of homeowners in the U.S. has reached a historic low. Many question if the largest living generation, millennials, will purchase homes at similar rates to previous generations. Apartment List’s annual renter survey included input from 24,000 millennials, which they analyzed to better understand millennial homeownership plans.

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Mortgage Rates Down, Loan Applications Up

Mortgage Rates Down, Loan Applications Up

As previously predicted, mortgage rates reacted to the recent drop in the Treasury yield, falling this week to a 2017 low. However, these low rates may soon bounce back, with 30 percent of mortgage professionals polled predicting that next week will see a rise in rates. For now, the industry is experiencing an increase in loan applications as applicants move to take advantage of the favorable market.

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FHFA Issues Request for Input Over Mortgage English Proficiency

FHFA Issues Request for Input Over Mortgage English Proficiency

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is looking to the public for input regarding Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the mortgage lifecycle. LEF borrowers currently face challenges applying for mortgages because they risk not understanding or relying too much on a source that could mislead them. FHFA looks to better understand the experience LEP borrowers have in order to improve support from the mortgage industry.

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CBCInnovis Partners with LexisNexis

CBCInnovis Partners with LexisNexis

In July, liens and judgments data will no longer be included in traditional credit scores. In order to fill that gap, CBCInnovis will be offering the LexisNexis RiskView Liens and Judgments Report to lenders. Being that borrowers who have a judgment or tax lien are more likely to end up in pre-foreclosure or foreclosure, CBCInnovis hopes this information will be helpful to lenders.

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Factual Data Announces Lein and Judgment Reporting

Factual Data Announces Lein and Judgment Reporting

Factual Data announced Thursday that they will be offering the LexisNexis RiskView Liens & Judgments Report to lenders. Due to liens and judgments data being discontinued in traditional credit scores, Factual Data intends to bridge the gap. Mortgage lenders, who have relied on this data for over two decades, now have an alternative plan after the July cutoff.

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Home Buyers Facing Frustrations

Home Buyers Facing Frustrations

Existing home sales took a drop in April as prospective buyers and middle-income homeowners faced problems in the current housing market. Tightening supply continues to drive up prices. Properties, on average, stayed on the market for a month.

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CFPB vs. PHH Case Reheard by Court of Appeals

CFPB vs. PHH Case Reheard by Court of Appeals

The Court of Appeals rehearing of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took place Wednesday to determine the constitutionality of CFPB’s leadership structure. Previously brought by PHH Corporation in October, the initial decision by the court determined the CFPB was, in fact, unconstitutional. Wednesday’s hearing was an “en banc” review, previously agreed upon in February.

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Bad News for Starter Home Hopefuls

Bad News for Starter Home Hopefuls

New residential sales statistics came out Tuesday from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the drop in new home sales for April could be worrisome for first time and low-income homebuyers as inventory shortage is likely to cause the price of new homes to rise more than it has previously. As it stands, newcomers to home buying will continue to face financial and availability challenges.

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