Mortgage Biz

BREAKING: Bank of America Offering Mortgagors ‘Pause’ in Payments

By Candy Evans / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
Bank of America mortgage relief

As the nation’s economy unravels from the effects of Covid-19, here’s some good news: At least one major bank is offering consumer and small business clients mortgage relief and other consumer-friendly breaks. HousingWire reported late Thursday that Bank of America is offering clients a mortgage deferral program on loans in the bank’s portfolio: Bank of […]

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Mortgage Expert Hayden Hodges Makes the Move to US Bank

By Nikki Barringer / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Alert the press (already did), Hayden Hodges has moved. Formerly with Cornerstone Mortgage, Benchmark Bank and most recently, Caliber Mortgage, Hodges is now with US Bank. Wait, they bank here in Texas? As a matter of fact, they do. They’re moving into Texas and starting with mortgage lending. Hodges was hired to build the team […]

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MERS and ICE: Modernization Without Regulation Increases Housing Crash Risk

By Jon Anderson / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Remember the Great Recession and resulting cascade of foreclosures that exposed lax mortgage practices highlighted by the poster-child of “robo-signing”? At the center of it all was MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., and their confusingly-named MERS System and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Earlier this month, Intercontinental Exchange (the other ICE) acquired the remaining minority stake in […]

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Have a New Buyer Client? BobMortgage Hosts Exclusive Home Buyer Event

By Joanna England / September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

There’s so much to learn if you’re a first-time home buyer, especially when it comes to mortgages. Our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), is hosting an exclusive home buying event that will educate your buyer clients on all of the important changes to the industry and how to make the most of their […]

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Thinking Long Term About Newfound Home Equity

By Jon Anderson / April 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Prices are up, property tax assessments are likely up, you’re rich, rich, rich … on paper. According to researchers Black Knight, as of the end of 2017, Americans have $5.4 trillion in “tappable” home equity, an increase of $735 billion from the end of 2016. Tappable means that while total home equity, according to the […]

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Tuttle Group Expands With Addition of Top-Producing Loan Officer Brian McCauley

By Joanna England / December 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

  Andy Tuttle goes above and beyond for his clients. As branch manager at Fairway Independent Mortgage Company, Tuttle has focused on delivering an enviable level of service to his clients since 2001. While they may come to The Tuttle Group for a home loan, Andy prides himself on making sure that an educated, prepared […]

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