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Fidelity National Financial to Acquire Stewart Title for $1.2 Billion
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. today announced that it has signed a merger agreement to acquire Stewart Information Services Corporation for $50.00 per share of common stock, subject to potential adjustment as described below, representing an equity value of approximately $1.2 billion.
Action Title Research Acquires Central Property Search of PA
Action Title Research has announced its expansion into Pennsylvania with its recent acquisition of Norristown, PA based Central Property Search.
ALTA Announces PropLogix as an ALTA Elite Provider
The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, has announced that PropLogix has been named an ALTA Elite Provider.
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Former Settlement Agent Gets 12 Years In Prison For Mortgage Fraud And Tax Evasion
A former settlement agent from Wyckoff, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 144 months in prison for defrauding banks out of $1.1 million using phony loan applications for properties in Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey, and for failing to pay over $450,000 in personal income taxes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 70 in March from a downwardly revised February reading on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) but remains in strong territory.
Purchase Apps Up, Refis Down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Mortgage applications increased 0.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 9, 2018.
Realtors® Urge Permanent Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Exclusion
The exclusion for forgiven home mortgage debt following a foreclosure, short sale or loan modification should be made permanent to provide relief to troubled borrowers and minimize the damage to families, neighborhoods and communities.
Millennials Lead All Homebuyers, Even as Some Can't Escape Their Parents
Home purchases by millennials ticked up over the past year, but inventory constraints and higher housing costs kept their overall activity subdued and prevented some from leaving the more affordable confines of their Gen X and baby boomer parents’ homes.
February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 4.6 Percent Year over Year
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for February 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 4.6 percent compared to February 2017.
Appraisal Institute Leads 34 Groups in Advancing Changes to Bank Regulation Bill
The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today led nearly three dozen valuation organizations in applauding revisions to a bipartisan Senate bill that would roll back many post-financial-crisis banking rules found in the Dodd-Frank Act.
Statement from NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall Regarding S.2155, the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act"
The U.S. Senate is considering S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, and the National Association of Realtors® showed its support with a letter to Senate leadership.
Realtors® Offer Support for Proposed Association Health Plan Rule
A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor could make it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to purchase health insurance through association health plans, or AHPs, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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Quicken affiliate hit with $706M verdict
The case stems from a 2015 contract between Title Source, now known as Amrock Inc., and HouseCanary. The contract was to develop software to provide appraisal as well as real estate valuations, attorneys said in a statement Thursday.

Mortgage rates notch first decline of 2018
Rates for home loans clocked their first weekly decline of the year as worries about a looming trade war sparked a surge of bond buying.

Meticulous work of the Recorder's Office
The recorder is one of five elected department head positions in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

How Mortgage Companies Might Finally Be Held Accountable
Brad Miller is a former congressman from North Carolina, who co-authored the legislation creating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Since leaving Congress, he's been working on litigation to finally bring to justice the mortgage companies that damaged millions of lives during the foreclosure crisis.

Senate banking bill could make mortgages easier to get from your local bank
Getting a mortgage from a community bank or credit union could become easier, under a provision included in a banking regulatory bill under consideration in the Senate.

Title Insurance Companies Focusing on Tech like Their Lives Depend on It
A digital property closing tool for title insurance companies Qualia just snagged $33 million from some serious Silicon Valley VCs. $33 million is a rather large amount for a company in a generally unsexy space of niche enterprise services. This and the participation of notable, seasoned investors like Menlo Ventures, one of the oldest VC firms in the Valley, show that many are anticipating a lot of opportunity in the title insurance space.

US mortgage rates surpass 4-year high
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates increased this week to their highest level since January 2014, worsening affordability for would-be buyers at a moment when home sales have started to slump.

Amazon hiring head of newly-formed mortgage lending division
Earlier this week, we reported to the LendingLife community that online shopping giant Amazon may be looking to get into the mortgage lending business, or at least that's the rumor among mortgage lending professionals.

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