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  • Mortgage lenders are loosening standards on jumbos August 2, 2021
    Banks moved to ease lending standards for most mortgage loan products during the second quarter, according to a survey published this week by the Federal Reserve Board The post Mortgage lenders are loosening standards on jumbos appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Fannie and Freddie forbearance numbers dip again August 2, 2021
    Servicers' forbearance portfolio volume dipped a single basis point to 3.47%, according to a survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association.  The post Fannie and Freddie forbearance numbers dip again appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Mortgage fees to help pay for Biden infrastructure bill August 2, 2021
    The Senate is banking on extending mortgage fees that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac indirectly charge to consumers to help pay for traditional infrastructure. The post Mortgage fees to help pay for Biden infrastructure bill appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents? August 2, 2021
    Due to sky-high demand, some homebuilders are refusing to pay buy-side real estate agents a commission. Is that a mistake? We explore the tension and potential consequences in this piece. HW+ Premium Content The post Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Presenting HousingWire’s 2021 Women of Influence August 2, 2021
    The 2021 Women of Influence winners represent 100 of the most influential women in leadership in the housing economy. More than just breaking records in the housing finance space, the HousingWire 2021 Women of Influence are shattering glass ceilings and leaving a legacy for years to come. During a year that has been dominated by […]
  • RON legislation passed in Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon August 2, 2021
    Remote online notarization (RON) is now permitted in Illinois, New Jersey and Oregon, bringing the number of states with RON legislation up to 37. The post RON legislation passed in Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Doma goes public, but investors cash out early August 2, 2021
    Digital title provider Doma finally went public, but has already had to pay out nearly $300 million to early investors. The post Doma goes public, but investors cash out early appeared first on HousingWire.
  • eClosing special reports August 2, 2021
    The seven companies featured in this section offer platforms that enable lenders to connect with all parties involved in the mortgage transaction process, 100% online, to ensure loans stay in compliance and transparency is maintained between all stakeholders. The post eClosing special reports appeared first on HousingWire.
  • With Encompass eClose from ICE Mortgage Technology, all eClosing steps can be completed within one workflow August 2, 2021
    With Encompass eClose, from ICE Mortgage, mortgage lenders can streamline the closing process by eliminating common pain points. The post With Encompass eClose from ICE Mortgage Technology, all eClosing steps can be completed within one workflow appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Notarize offers its users digital identity proofing and authentication services for eClosings August 2, 2021
    Notarize offers users the technology to remotely obtain evidence of identity and communicate in real-time with signers. S The post Notarize offers its users digital identity proofing and authentication services for eClosings appeared first on HousingWire.