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Thursday Apr 20 | via State of Michigan
To address the mishandling of Michigan consumer escrow accounts and a deficient financial condition, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services has issued a cease and desist order to Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC. The order prohibits further violations of the Mortgage Broker, Lender, and Servicer Licensing Act. "Ocwen has a history of issues involving improper servicing and handling of escrow accounts," said DIFS Director Patrick McPharlin. Comment?
Thursday Apr 13 | via MLive.com
Despite a continuing demand, new housing starts leveled off in West Michigan for the first quarter of 2017, according to Builder Track Reports. In Kent County, builders started 249 new single family houses in the first three months of the year, down 5 percent from last year's level of 262 housing starts. Comment?
Friday Mar 24 | via Customer Interaction Solutions
First American Financial Corporation , a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released the First American Loan Application Defect Index for February 2017, which estimates the frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation in the information submitted in mortgage loan applications. The Defect Index reflects estimated mortgage loan defect rates over time, by geography and by loan type. Comment?
Mar 21, 2017 | via MLive.com
Developers who plan to sink $12 million into redeveloping the 125-year-old Crapo building in downtown Bay City have secured a tax break they say is critical to the project's feasibility. At its meeting Monday, March 20, the Bay City Commission unanimously approved a Brownfield Plan for the building at the northwestern corner of Center and Washington avenues, now named The Legacy. Comment?
Mar 11, 2017 | via Michigan Radio
An additional 650,000 low-income people have been able to get health care through Michigan's Medicaid expansion , with the federal government picking up most of the tab. However, a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would change how funding for the program is doled out. Comment?
8 min ago | via Reuters
ABU DHABI/KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 Abu Dhabi and Malaysia have resolved a debt dispute that threatened bilateral economic ties, with a conditional $1.2 billion deal following a legal challenge by the Gulf state. Comment?
10 min ago | via Benzinga
In addition to headline-grabbing issues such as healthcare and tax reform, one of the major issues President Donald Trump is facing in office is how to handle government-sponsored enterprises Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp . Since 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been under government conservatorship after they became insolvent during the financial crisis. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Oak Ridge Observer
Flanked by the provincial finance and housing ministers Premier Kathleen Wynne unveiled her plan to address out-of-control home prices and rents, Thursday morning, in the shadow of Liberty Village condos where there's been no cap on how much landlords could jack up rents. After two consecutive years of double-digit gains, average house prices in the Toronto region reached $916,567 in March 2017, up 33.2 per cent from a year earlier. Comment?
13 min ago | via The Washington Post
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18 min ago | via CTV
Home Capital Group is benching two of the key figures at the centre of allegations filed against the mortgage lender last week by Ontario's securities watchdog. The Toronto-based company says its current chief financial officer, Robert Morton, will be assigned new responsibilities after first-quarter results are filed next month. Comment?
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