Dan Gilbert Insider Trading Accusations Rattle Rocket Mortgage

Accusations Of Dan Gilbert Insider Trading Rattle Rocket Mortgage. Recent Court Ruling Is Sending Senior Executives Into A Frenzy A federal judge in Detroit has green-lighted the continuation of a class action lawsuit against Rocket Companies, Rocket Holdings, Inc., chairman Dan Gilbert and Rocket CEO Jay Farner. The suit revolves around accusations of Dan Gilbert…

By Steve
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CFPB Opinion Says Google May Be Violating Section 8 Of RESPA

CFPB Opinion Says Lenders Using Google Ads May Be In Violation Section 8 Of RESPA For Fee Splitting The CFPB has issued an opinion about mortgage comparison site platforms. The agency says these sites could be violating the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) section 8. The CFPB points out that mortgage comparison sites are…

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Trigger Leads Ban Supported By NAMB

NAMB And Other Trade Groups Support Amending The FCRA To Ban Credit Bureaus From Selling Trigger Leads The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) has announced it support legislation that would ban trigger leads. The NAMB is a trade group that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to midsize mortgage businesses. HR…

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Is The UWM Corporate Headquarters A Hostile Work Environment?

Is The UWM Corporate Headquarters A Hostile Work Environment? Bloomberg Reports That It Does. However, UWM Disputes The Claims Is the UWM corporate headquarters a hostile work environment? A scathing story published Wednesday by Bloomberg claims it does. The story depicts United Wholesale Mortgage Holdings Corp.’s workplace culture as hostile. The report is ripe with…

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FDIC To Gradually Auction $114B In MBS Seized From Failed Banks

FDIC To Gradually Auction $114B In MBS Seized From Failed Signature Bank and Silicon Valley Bank The FDIC has decided to sell a portfolio of $114 billion in mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The FDIC seized control of the MBS portfolios after taking control of Signature Bank and Silicon Valley Bank.  The face values of SVB’s portfolio is approximately…

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Rate Lock Volume Jumps 43 Percent

Rate Sensitive Borrowers Are Causing Rate Lock Volume To Jump 43%. Are Borrowers About To Go Into Panic Mode? Rate lock volume jumped 43% in March. Some experts say this is due to market conditions.  Lock volumes increased across the board. This was led by purchase locks jumping 44% in March. This was above the…

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2 min read

loanDepot Budget Cuts Aren’t Stopping Hemorrhaging Losses

loanDepot Budget Cuts Aren’t Stopping Hemorrhaging Losses As Company Sees 38% Loss In Revenue For 4th Quarter loanDepot budget cuts and significant expense reductions don’t seem to be working. The lender keeps lost money even after exiting the wholesale channel and cutting thousands of jobs. loanDepot reported heavy losses for both the fourth quarter of…

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3 min read

Impac Mortgage Holdings Is Going Broker

Impac Mortgage Holdings Is Going Broker. Company Says Desperate Times Require Drastic Changes Starting With Winding Down It’s TPO Channel Impac Mortgage Holdings is going broker. The company announced major changes Wednesday. It said it was converting to a mortgage broker model. In addition, Impac announcing plans to “wind down” its third-party origination channel. It…

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2 min read

United Wholesale Mortgage Has Cut 30 Percent Of Its Staff

United Wholesale Mortgage has reduced its staff by 2,600 since 2021. This 30% Of It’s Staff Since January 2021, United Wholesale Mortgage has let go of 2,600 employees. The company has gone from 8,600 employees to 6,000. This contradicts CEO Mat Ishbia that UWM hasn’t laid anyone off. Ishbia even stated it again in a…

By Steve
2 min read

New York Loan Modifications: What You Need To Know!

The Tricks To Getting Successful New York Loan Modifications Done That Most Foreclosure Defense Lawyers Don’t Know! First off, let’s get one thing straight. Mortgage loan modifications are probably your best option if you are in foreclosure.  Why? It’s extremely unlikely that you’re not going to score a debt-free house in your foreclosure. Even if…

By Steve
5 min read

Rate Lock Volume Jumps 43 Percent

Rate Sensitive Borrowers Are Causing Rate Lock Volume To Jump 43%. Are Borrowers About To Go Into Panic Mode? Rate lock volume jumped 43% in March. Some experts say this is due to market conditions.  Lock volumes increased across the board. This was led by purchase locks jumping 44% in March. This was above the…

By Steve
2 min read

loanDepot Budget Cuts Aren’t Stopping Hemorrhaging Losses

loanDepot Budget Cuts Aren’t Stopping Hemorrhaging Losses As Company Sees 38% Loss In Revenue For 4th Quarter loanDepot budget cuts and significant expense reductions don’t seem to be working. The lender keeps lost money even after exiting the wholesale channel and cutting thousands of jobs. loanDepot reported heavy losses for both the fourth quarter of…

By Steve
3 min read

Impac Mortgage Holdings Is Going Broker

Impac Mortgage Holdings Is Going Broker. Company Says Desperate Times Require Drastic Changes Starting With Winding Down It’s TPO Channel Impac Mortgage Holdings is going broker. The company announced major changes Wednesday. It said it was converting to a mortgage broker model. In addition, Impac announcing plans to “wind down” its third-party origination channel. It…

By Steve
2 min read

United Wholesale Mortgage Has Cut 30 Percent Of Its Staff

United Wholesale Mortgage has reduced its staff by 2,600 since 2021. This 30% Of It’s Staff Since January 2021, United Wholesale Mortgage has let go of 2,600 employees. The company has gone from 8,600 employees to 6,000. This contradicts CEO Mat Ishbia that UWM hasn’t laid anyone off. Ishbia even stated it again in a…

By Steve
2 min read

New York Loan Modifications: What You Need To Know!

The Tricks To Getting Successful New York Loan Modifications Done That Most Foreclosure Defense Lawyers Don’t Know! First off, let’s get one thing straight. Mortgage loan modifications are probably your best option if you are in foreclosure.  Why? It’s extremely unlikely that you’re not going to score a debt-free house in your foreclosure. Even if…

By Steve
5 min read