Planet Home Lending appoints new chief operating officer

Planet Home Lending, a national mortgage lender and servicer, recently appointed Suzy Lindblom as the company’s new chief operating officer. Lindborn, who previously served the company as its executive vice president of national operations, will be taking over for former COO Michael Kula as he heads to retirement.

Ellie Mae, Black Knight exec joins fintech startup Volly

Volly, a tech company that offers CRM and POS solutions for lenders, has hired Theresa Sloan as senior vice president of client services. As such, Sloan will manage Volly’s client relationships and customer service teams.

Ellie Mae, Black Knight exec joins fintech startup Volly

Volly, a tech company that offers CRM and POS solutions for lenders, has hired Theresa Sloan as senior vice president of client services. As such, Sloan will manage Volly’s client relationships and customer service teams.

How realizing your dreams can motivate you to get rid of debt

Like many Americans, this couple said their spending habits were reckless and out of control. Find out what they did to overcome that.

30-Year Mortgage Rate Continues to Decline

For the fifth straight month, information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates continued to fall. As of May 2019, the 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, fell by seven basis points to 4.07 percent from 4.14 percent in April. The cycle peak was 4.87 percent in November. According to the June 2019 Federal Open Market Committee meeting statement, the... Read More ›

Here’s what Fannie Mae is forecasting for the housing market

Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, joins "The Exchange" to discuss mortgage rates hitting their lowest level since November 2016.

Here’s what Fannie Mae is forecasting for the housing market

Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, joins "The Exchange" to discuss mortgage rates hitting their lowest level since November 2016.

Pending Home Sales Rebound in May

After a minor dip in April, pending home sales rebounded in May, mainly driven by the lower mortgage rates. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is a forward-looking indicator based on signed contracts. The PHSI rose 1.1% from 104.3 in April to 105.4 in May, but was still 0.7% below the level... Read More ›

US pending home sales up 1.1% in May

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in May than in the previous month, a sign buyers may be ready take advantage of low interest rates and stabilizing home prices.

Howard Hughes considering strategic alternatives, sources tell CNBC

The Howard Hughes Corporation, which is an owner, manager, and developer of different types of real estate throughout the U.S., has hired bankers at CenterView to explore strategic alternatives that include a sale of the company, according to people familiar with he situation. CNBC's David Faber reports.