Industry Briefs May 21, 2021

Quicken Loans, Detroit, announced it will officially change its name to Rocket Mortgage on July 31. This change will bring alignment to the overall “Rocket” brand.

Industry Briefs Mar. 8, 2021

Ginnie Mae, Washington, D.C., said mortgage-backed securities issuance volume fell in February to $76.92 billion, down from the record $82.6 billion issued in January.

Industry Briefs Dec. 15, 2020

LERETA, Pomona, Calif., a provider of national real estate tax and flood services, acquired the Flood Determinations Solution from Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance, Minneapolis, for an undisclosed sum.

MBA Mortgage Action Alliance ‘Call to Action’ Targets GSE Refi Fee

In the wake of new directive by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to impose a 50 basis point “Adverse Market Refinance Fee” on most refinance mortgages, effective Sept. 1, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s grassroots advocacy arm, the Mortgage Action Alliance, issued a ‘Call to Action’ urging its 50,000 members to contact their members of Congress and the Federal Housing Finance Agency to roll back the directive.