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The Federal Housing Finance Agency has reached a settlement with an employee who accused its former director of sexual harassment. The FHFA announced the settlement today in a brief press release. Details of the settlement were not made public, but former FHFA special advisor Simone Grimes, who accused then-director Mel Watt of sexual harassment in 2018, was quoted in the Read more…

CoreLogic has continued expanding its dominance in the data and analytics space with the acquisition of National Tax Search (NTS). NTS provides comprehensive property tax management services to lenders, real estate investment trusts, and property-management companies. “The acquisition of NTS combines premier property data and real estate expertise from CoreLogic with NTS’ leading technology and excellence in customer service,” said Read more…

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has been cleared of wrongdoing in the planned purchase of more than $31,000 in dining room furniture for his office. “We did not find sufficient evidence to substantiate allegations of misconduct on the part of Secretary Carson in connection with this procurement,” HUD’s Office of the Inspector General said in a report. The Read more…

The firm says 1 million social security numbers were among the data compromised

Falling mortgage rates and rising income levels are boosting buying power survey finds millennials are under the most pressure

The former head of a collapsed mortgage company – who pleaded guilty to fraud in 2011 – will spend three years in prison

Low rates and growing demands could mean higher home sales for the rest of the year, expert says

Wells Fargo has been searching for a permanent CEO for more than three months, but it’s had trouble finding takers

Angel Oak’s new platform allows originators to get a credit decision in seconds – and a human touch

Home price appreciation is one percent more volatile than the stock market

The firm brings together its two new subsidiaries to form one company

The company acquires multi-state mortgage lender LYC Mortgage

Mortgage brokers’ market share tumbled after the 2008 housing meltdown, but now brokers are coming back in a big way. MPA sits down with AIME’s Anthony Casa to find out why – and how to keep the trend going

Their new partnership aims to provide more options to home sellers, giving them the ability to request an Opendoor offer through Redfin’s site and mobile apps