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  • More fintech M&A: SimpleNexus acquires LBA Ware October 15, 2021
    SimpleNexus acquired LBA Ware, a software firm that offers incentive compensation management and BI software for the mortgage industry. The post More fintech M&A: SimpleNexus acquires LBA Ware appeared first on HousingWire.
  • There’s no sign of the typical fall slowdown in home buying October 15, 2021
    One-third of homes that went under contract had an accepted offer within one week of hitting the market, a new report from Redfin found. The post There’s no sign of the typical fall slowdown in home buying appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Are you ready for the new CFPB director? October 15, 2021
    Over the last month, two of the biggest housing regulators either changed or were rumored to change leadership. Senior Mortgage Reporter Georgia Kromrei helps shed some light on these changes in this Q&A. HW+ Premium Content The post Are you ready for the new CFPB director? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Which of the competing housing bills will make the cut? October 15, 2021
    David Stevens outlines which of the three competing housing-related bills making their way through Congress, have the best chance to pass. The post Which of the competing housing bills will make the cut? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Roostify launches first of many AI-powered APIs on home lending platform October 15, 2021
    Home lending proptech Roostify is releasing the “first of many” APIs on its existing lending platform built to automate document validation and data extraction in the lending process. The latest tech, coined Roostify Document Intelligence (RDI) Service, will use AI to classify, validate and extract data from mortgage-related documents. Roostify CEO and Co-founder, Rajesh Bhat, […]
  • HW+ Member Spotlight: Tim Anderson October 15, 2021
    This week's HW+ member spotlight features Tim Anderson, as he discusses the trends that he is closely following. The post HW+ Member Spotlight: Tim Anderson appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Federal Reserve’s ‘tapering’ plan will open up space in the secondary market October 15, 2021
    Economists believe the Federal Reserve will soon begin to reduce its MBS purchases. That means Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will need to find new buyers. HW+ Premium Content The post Federal Reserve’s ‘tapering’ plan will open up space in the secondary market appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Fannie Mae: Mortgage rates and home prices will rise in ’22 October 15, 2021
    Economists at Fannie Mae expect higher mortgage rates and home prices next year due to higher inflation, a tightening of monetary policy, and low home inventory The post Fannie Mae: Mortgage rates and home prices will rise in ’22 appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Mortgage credit-score hopeful VantageScore has a new CEO October 15, 2021
    VantageScore Solutions announced this week its long-time CEO Barrett Burns would step down and Silvio Tavares, a financial services and fintech veteran, will fill the role. The post Mortgage credit-score hopeful VantageScore has a new CEO appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Wells Fargo reports lower origination volume in Q2 October 14, 2021
    Wells Fargo's retail business in Q3 came in at $32.5 billion in originations, while the correspondent channel produced $16.7 billion worth of mortgages. HW+ Premium Content. The post Wells Fargo reports lower origination volume in Q2 appeared first on HousingWire.