Fitch: Prime jumbo RMBS on pace for best year since crisis According to Fitch ratings’ latest quarterly index, prepayment rates among U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS. of 2014. "Prime CPR is at the lowest level since early 2009, while.FHFA Inspector General counters: Here’s why nonbanks need prudent regulation Wertheimer, the inspector general for the FHFA, is currently under investigation following reports that she had bowed to pressure from Watt to undercut her oversight of the agency, looked to expose whistleblowers and disparaged staff members who cooperated with investigators, Politico reported in August.
The schemes include short sale fraud and illegal flipping of houses. The FBI says perpetrators include licensed and unlicensed brokers, real estate agents, attorneys and other members of the industry.
Survey shows first-time homebuyers growing weary of short sales PDF A Closer Look at the Data on First-Time Homebuyers – a closer look at the data on first-time homebuyers 3 Because the FHA has always been more focused on first-time homebuyers than the GSEs, the joint first-time homebuyer time series tends to be driven by shifts in FHA’s market composition.
Allstate Sues Former Agent Over EA Agreement in Mass. Federal Court. Allstate is suing one of its former agents in United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, alleging the agent breached a one-year non-compete clause by misusing Allstate’s confidential information and trade secrets.
Jay Brown, the CEO of MBIA, reported to the New York State Assembly on Feb. 16, 2011, that “over 80% of the loans. deutsche bank and JP Morgan for fraud in misrepresenting the risks and quality of.
The settlement stems from the sale of securities. Department and JPMorgan Chase & Co., the nation’s biggest bank. After months of negotiations, the bank last year agreed to pay $13 billion after an.
Obama administration extends Making Home Affordable Program until 2015 Surprise: New insurance fee in health overhaul law – The Obama administration says it. contract now in place doesn’t expire until June 2015. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the major industry trade group for health insurers, says the fund is an.
State will reap $1B from JPMorgan settlement – In a big win for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the state and federal working group tasked with investigating the role of residential mortgage-backed securities in the 2008 crash has announced a.
NAHB: Builder confidence ends four months of consecutive increase Four-month upturn ends as builder confidence falls in October. After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the Housing Market Index. By National Association of Home Builders | October 16, 2014.
For years, homeowners have been battling Wall Street in an attempt to recover some portion of their massive losses from the housing Ponzi scheme. But progress has been slow, as they have been.
Allstate Insurance sued Goldman Sachs claiming the investment bank sold the company $123 million in toxic mortgage-backed securities, even though Goldman in its own terms considered the underlying.
Justice Department, Federal and State Partners Secure Record. – The Justice Department, along with federal and state partners, today announced a billion settlement with JPMorgan – the largest settlement with a single entity in American history – to resolve federal and state civil claims arising out of the packaging, marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities (rmbs) by.
· Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC has agreed to pay $4.9 billion (less than expected) to settle with the Justice Department over the sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the global financial crisis, clearing the path for the bank’s privatization. “Further details remain to be negotiated, however, before a formal.
By Jonathan StempelNEW YORK (Reuters) – Allstate Corp has sued Bank of America Corp, its Countrywide lending unit and 17 other defendants for allegedly misrepresenting the risks on more than $700.
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