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Housing Optimism Steady, But Possible Trouble on the Horizon
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:43:09 +0000

How Americans view the current state of the housing market and economy hasn't changed much since Q1. But they're not so positive on where we'll be in a few years.

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Black Knight Introduces LoanSphere Servicing Digital
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:42:55 +0000

Black Knight, Inc. has introduced LoanSphere Servicing Digital, a new solution to help mortgage servicers deepen customer relationships and increase retention. LoanSphere Servicing Digital delivers detailed, timely, and highly personalized information to customers about the value of their homes.

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The Week Ahead: Headed for Housing Bubble 2.0?
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 19:00:22 +0000

A new complimentary webinar will delve into current housing trends and explore whether we’re headed toward a second housing bubble. Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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Ask the Economist: Industry Trends & Lessons from Hurricane Season
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:31:20 +0000

Equifax Deputy Chief Economist Gunnar Blix discusses housing and economic trends, as well as lessons learned from recent natural disasters. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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Fannie Mae Recognizes Innovative Ideas
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:39:54 +0000

Out of hundreds of hopefuls, three proposals made the cut in phase one of Fannie Mae’s $10M Innovation Challenge, targeted at tackling affordability issues in the housing realm. Is one of these inventive ideas headed to your neck of the woods?

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Women in Housing Awards Nomination Deadline Extended
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:29:16 +0000

There’s still time to help recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the talented women within the mortgage servicing and housing industries. Click through to learn more about the Women in Housing Leadership Awards, and to submit your nominations.

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LenderClose Expands Sales Team
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:11:04 +0000

Iowa-based LenderClose, a fintech startup company empowering local lenders through its digital platform that streamlines the lending and underwriting process, has announced the addition of sales associate Mari Jo Massanet to its expanding team. Massanet will support the LenderClose sales team in achieving its aggressive growth goals. Her responsibilities include demonstrating the LendClose platform to ...

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Planet Home Lending Brings in New Executive
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:57:52 +0000

Planet Home Lending, LLC, a privately held mortgage lender and servicer headquartered in Connecticut, has announced that Dierk Hohman has joined the company as EVP, Chief General Counsel and Enterprise Risk Officer. Hohman will oversee all legal, compliance and enterprise risk matters for the company. “His breadth of legal, compliance, and enterprise risk experience, and ...

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Global DMS Adds New Functionality to its Appraisal Platform
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:32:33 +0000

The new functionality speeds up turn times and brings efficiencies to the appraisal scheduling process for Global DMS clients.

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Freddie Mac Partners With NextJob for Employment Initiative
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:28:37 +0000

Freddie Mac announced a new partnership with re-employment solutions company NextJob to provide job search assistance to current and aspiring homeowners living in high-needs and other persistent poverty areas.

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