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Operation Malicious Mortgage, Industry News Roundup

MORTGAGE INDUSTRY ROUNDUP For any loan agents who admit, “I didn’t realize that verified employment wasn’t the same as verified income”, please contact an underwriter. I am waiting for someone to ask something like, “Can I get a stated income second behind my reverse mortgage, and use the income from my reverse mortgage for what

Stocks Rally, Rates Higher On Buffett Bailout

Warren Buffett said this morning that his company Berkshire Hathaway has offered to reinsure up to $800b in muni bonds currently backed by troubled firms MBIA, Ambac and FGIC. Stocks are rallying sharply at the cost of a deep bond sell off. Mortgage bonds are down 38 basis points and Treasury bonds are off 75