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As coronavirus hurts hospitality jobs, Better.com steps in to hire

Social-distancing restrictions related to the coronavirus have hit hospitality employment particularly hard, and that presents a hiring opportunity for an online lender needing more help…

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Top Producers 2020 rankings Nos. 301 to 400

The 2020 countdown of the National Mortgage News Top Producers list begins by featuring the loan officers ranked 301 to 400.

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Will coronavirus permanently change CRE lending?

Commercial real estate lenders have to consider not only how they’ll weather the COVID-19 downturn, but whether worker and consumer habits have changed for good.

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Impac Mortgage halts lending for two weeks due to coronavirus

Impac Mortgage Holdings suspended all mortgage lending activity for a two-week period effective March 31, citing liquidity constraints at the company’s secondary market counterparties as…

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What coronavirus means for appraisers, real estate and construction

As social distancing related to the coronavirus complicates work for appraisers, real estate agents and construction lenders, professionals turn to technology and, in some cases,…

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What’s Being Done to Prevent Forbearance From Crushing The Mortgage Industry?

Posted To: MND NewsWire Among responses to the job losses and reduced income already emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic has been a moratorium on foreclosures…

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Pending Home Sales Are Robust Prior to Shutdown

Posted To: MND NewsWire Pending home sales, which jumped 5.2 percent in January, did not retrench as expected last month. The National Association of Realtors®…

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LO Jobs; Broker Products; California MBA Weighs In; Deep Capital Markets Dive

Posted To: Pipeline Press After a long time in captivity with the same people, one may become, uh, less than enamored with their pals. “12…

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The Fed Is Buying Fewer Mortgage Bonds This Week (Sort Of…)

Posted To: MBS Commentary Here is this week’s MBS buying calendar . It differs from last week’s in that there is now only $40bln of…

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Verification by video a broker cure

Westpac and ING have become the first Australian banks to verify the identity of new customers using digital video technology.

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