Jumbo Mortgage Execs Ramp Up, FHA Head David Stevens Resigns

FHA Commissioner David Stevens resigned Thursday and will vacate his post end-of-April. Former mortgage banker Stevens stepped in July 2009 and helmed the FHA during a tricky time: FHA-insured home loans were jolted back into relevance when Congress drastically increased FHA loan limits to (regional caps of) $729,750. But this increase happened in a crisis

CPI Up Slightly, Thornburg Bankruptcy Imminent

Prepayment Effects On Rates One of the things that impacts the value of servicing is the length of time that the company servicing the loan (i.e., collecting the payments) expects to have the loan on their books. No one wants to pay a 2 or 3 point premium for a loan that they service for