Best Housing Markets
Although a vast majority of local housing markets are in good shape, areas that rely on energy -- especially Texas -- could see conditions deteriorate.
More Needed to Improve CFPB Working Environment
A federal government watchdog report indicates that while the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made progress on its working environment, even more still needs to be done.
Best Mortgage Companies to Work At
Several real estate finance firms recently touted how they have been recognized by local news publications as the best employers in their cities.
Mortgage Career Opportunities
With declining rates driving up refinance activity and home purchase financing slowly rising, some lenders are responding to the increased demand by adding more employees.
Nationstar Expanding Subservicing Business
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. is picking up subservicing on $50 billion in home loans as well as a mortgage servicing platform.
Year-Over-Year Growth in Mortgage LO Count
A seasonal quarterly decline in the number of loan originators registered in the national database was offset by a year-over-year increase.
Hirings Reported by The Money Source
A mortgage banking firm that is based in the Empire State has increased its ranks by more than a hundred employees so far this year as it expands its presence.
Wells Fargo CRE Chooses Charlotte Over Golden State
Dozens of California employees are impacted by Wells Fargo & Co.'s decision to shift some commercial real estate lending work to North Carolina.
Chase Confirms Mortgage Hirings
Low interest rate on home loans are among the reasons why JPMorgan Chase & Co. is expanding its mortgage staff by hundreds.
MSR Losses Eat Into Mortgage Servicer Earnings
First-quarter earnings at independent home loan servicers worsened as losses piled up from the valuations and hedging of mortgage servicing rights.