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  • Homebuilders are done until mortgage rates fall August 16, 2022
    Tuesday's housing starts report shows that homebuilders are done with single-family construction until mortgage rates fall. The post Homebuilders are done until mortgage rates fall appeared first on HousingWire.
  • 66 mortgage lenders, brokers make Inc. 5000 list August 16, 2022
    Nearly 70 mortgage lenders and brokers made it on the Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America for 2022. The post 66 mortgage lenders, brokers make Inc. 5000 list appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Nine title insurance companies named to Inc. 5000 August 16, 2022
    Nine title insurance and settlement services providers were named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing companies, down from 12 a year ago. The post Nine title insurance companies named to Inc. 5000 appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Voxtur to pay $101M to acquire MSR trading platform Blue Water August 16, 2022
    Voxtur Analytics Corp. has agreed to buy MSR trading platform Blue Water Financial Technologies for a cool $101 million. The post Voxtur to pay $101M to acquire MSR trading platform Blue Water appeared first on HousingWire.
  • 15 mortgage tech providers make the Inc. 5000 list August 16, 2022
    Fifteen companies offering mortgage tech solutions made the Inc. 5000 rankings released today, with several repeat winners. The post 15 mortgage tech providers make the Inc. 5000 list appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Who’s positioned to capitalize on Wells Fargo’s mortgage retreat August 16, 2022
    Wells Fargo's rumored exit from the correspondent lending channel could benefit nonbank rivals, such as Pennymac, Rocket Mortgage and Amerihome. The post Who’s positioned to capitalize on Wells Fargo’s mortgage retreat appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Blend takes a $478M loss, cuts 25% of its workforce August 15, 2022
    “We’re operating the company prudently as if the mortgage industry origination volumes will remain at or near historic low levels through 2025,” Nima Ghamsari, Blend’s co-founder and CEO, said Monday.  The post Blend takes a $478M loss, cuts 25% of its workforce appeared first on HousingWire.
  • HELOCs are now “raging back” August 15, 2022
    A combination of fast-rising home values and the fact that nearly two-thirds of borrowers with at least some home equity have mortgage rates below 4% — and would not benefit from refinancing — is helping to propel a resurgent market for home-equity lines of credit (HELOCs). The post HELOCs are now “raging back” appeared first […]
  • Mortgage forbearance rate continued to decline in July August 15, 2022
    Servicers' forbearance portfolio volume continued its downward trend in July since the mortgage forbearance rate dropped below 1% in April. The post Mortgage forbearance rate continued to decline in July appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Wells Fargo to shutter correspondent lending? August 15, 2022
    Wells Fargo is planning for a smaller footprint in correspondent lending and third-party servicing business. The post Wells Fargo to shutter correspondent lending? appeared first on HousingWire.